NBA Quiz: New York Knicks Trivia!

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Do you know anything about the New York Knicks? Could you pass this quiz? Since 2000, the Knicks have struggled to regain their former success. Ned Irish established the team in 1946. He was one of the creation associates of the Basketball Association of America. Take this quiz and put your knowledge of the New York Knicks to the test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What famous actress died the same day Patrick Ewing was born?

    • A.

      Melissa Manchester

    • B.

      Marilyn Monroe

    • C.

      Gsa Gsa Gabor

    • D.

      Audrey Hepburn

    Correct Answer
    B. Marilyn Monroe
    Explanation
    Marilyn Monroe is the correct answer because she is a famous actress who died on August 5, 1962, which is the same day that Patrick Ewing, a former professional basketball player, was born.

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  • 2. 

    For what player was Patrick Ewing tested for kidney compatibility with in '03?

    • A.

      Darnell Minok

    • B.

      Howard Dansel

    • C.

      Michael Jordick

    • D.

      Alonzo Mourning

    Correct Answer
    D. Alonzo Mourning
    Explanation
    In 2003, Patrick Ewing was tested for kidney compatibility with Alonzo Mourning.

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  • 3. 

    What book did Walt Frazier publish in 2006?

    • A.

      Looking Forward

    • B.

      Never Look Back

    • C.

      The Game Within The Game

    • D.

      To The Future

    Correct Answer
    C. The Game Within The Game
    Explanation
    In 2006, Walt Frazier published a book titled "The Game Within The Game".

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  • 4. 

    In his 2006 book, Walt Frazier says NBA finals were played on tape delay why?

    • A.

      No Other Way To Do It Back Then

    • B.

      To Keep Bad Accidents Off The Air

    • C.

      No One Wanted To Watch

    • D.

      Not Enough Corporate Sponsors

    Correct Answer
    D. Not Enough Corporate Sponsors
    Explanation
    In his 2006 book, Walt Frazier explains that the NBA finals were played on tape delay due to the reason of not having enough corporate sponsors. This suggests that without sufficient financial support from sponsors, the broadcasting of the finals live was not feasible. The lack of corporate sponsors may have resulted in limited resources and funding, making it necessary to record the games and broadcast them at a later time.

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  • 5. 

    Walt Frazier says in his 2006 book the goal of most NBA players today is what?

    • A.

      Cash In On 3 Guaranteed Contracts

    • B.

      Play At Least 10 Years

    • C.

      Be Better Than The Original Stars

    • D.

      Get Good Grades In College First

    Correct Answer
    A. Cash In On 3 Guaranteed Contracts
    Explanation
    In his 2006 book, Walt Frazier states that the goal of most NBA players today is to "Cash In On 3 Guaranteed Contracts." This implies that players prioritize securing three guaranteed contracts throughout their career, which ensures financial stability and long-term earnings. This goal reflects the importance placed on financial security and maximizing earnings in the NBA.

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  • 6. 

    What did Walt Frazier do right after retiring from the NBA?

    • A.

      Be A Teacher

    • B.

      Play For The ABA

    • C.

      Become A Coach

    • D.

      Become An Agent

    Correct Answer
    D. Become An Agent
    Explanation
    After retiring from the NBA, Walt Frazier chose to become an agent. This means that he transitioned from being a player to representing and negotiating contracts for other athletes. Becoming an agent allows Frazier to utilize his knowledge and experience in the sports industry to help guide and advocate for other players in their professional careers.

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  • 7. 

    What is Walt Frazier's oldest son's name?

    • A.

      Jonathon Frazier

    • B.

      William Frazier

    • C.

      Walt Frazier III

    • D.

      Jeremy Frazier

    Correct Answer
    C. Walt Frazier III
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Walt Frazier III because the question is asking for Walt Frazier's oldest son's name, and the Roman numeral III indicates that he is the third person with the name Walt Frazier in the family.

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  • 8. 

    After retiring, what did Walt Frazier say he likes to do?

    • A.

      Tend To His Botanical Gardens

    • B.

      Drive Cross Country

    • C.

      Go To Disney World

    • D.

      Play Golf Once A Week

    Correct Answer
    A. Tend To His Botanical Gardens
    Explanation
    Walt Frazier said he likes to tend to his botanical gardens after retiring.

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  • 9. 

    What team did NBA Hall of Famer Dave DeBusschere coach?

    • A.

      Detroit Pistons

    • B.

      New York Knicks

    • C.

      Boston Celtics

    • D.

      Atlanta Hawks

    Correct Answer
    A. Detroit Pistons
    Explanation
    Dave DeBusschere, an NBA Hall of Famer, coached the Detroit Pistons.

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  • 10. 

    What portion of Dave DeBusschere's career was discussed in his book "Open Man"?

    • A.

      His Baseball Career

    • B.

      His Army Service

    • C.

      His Years With The New York Knicks

    • D.

      His Career As A Commentator

    Correct Answer
    C. His Years With The New York Knicks
    Explanation
    The book "Open Man" discusses Dave DeBusschere's years with the New York Knicks.

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  • 11. 

    How many points per game did Dave DeBusschere average in his NBA career?

    • A.

      11.3

    • B.

      25.5

    • C.

      16.1

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    C. 16.1
    Explanation
    Dave DeBusschere averaged 16.1 points per game in his NBA career.

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  • 12. 

    What year was Eddy Curry traded to the New York Knicks?

    • A.

      2006

    • B.

      2004

    • C.

      2005

    • D.

      2002

    Correct Answer
    C. 2005
    Explanation
    In 2005, Eddy Curry was traded to the New York Knicks.

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  • 13. 

    What year was Jamal Crawford traded to the Knicks?

    • A.

      2005

    • B.

      2003

    • C.

      2006

    • D.

      2004

    Correct Answer
    D. 2004
    Explanation
    Jamal Crawford was traded to the Knicks in 2004.

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  • 14. 

    Which player was NBA great Earl Monroe traded to the New York Knicks for?

    • A.

      Josh Intrator

    • B.

      Mike Riordan

    • C.

      Doug Eng

    • D.

      Mike Kelly

    Correct Answer
    B. Mike Riordan
    Explanation
    Earl Monroe was traded to the New York Knicks for Mike Riordan.

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  • 15. 

    What nagging injury forced NBA Hall of Famer Earl Monroe to retire?

    • A.

      Head

    • B.

      Back

    • C.

      Knee

    • D.

      Arm

    Correct Answer
    C. Knee
    Explanation
    Earl Monroe, an NBA Hall of Famer, was forced to retire due to a nagging knee injury. This injury likely caused him persistent pain and limited his ability to perform at his best on the basketball court. Knee injuries are common in sports and can have long-lasting effects, especially for professional athletes who rely heavily on their physical abilities.

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