Which NBA Superstar Are You (2012-2013 Season)?

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Which NBA Superstar Are You (2012-2013 Season)?

Ever wondered why when you look in the mirror while wearing your sneakers, you see yourself as the next 1st draft pick? It could be because there are elements of your game which resemble some existing NBA superstars! This quiz features questions about tyour personality, basketball skills and preferences and even your reaction to teammates and coaches to match you with the existing superstars of today. Hope you have fun doing this quiz and please feel free to provide feedback to me. Thanks for taking the quiz! :)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the most likely description for your on court jersey?
    • A. 

      Anything with long sleeves to cover my skinny arms

    • B. 

      A dance dress, superman cape or afro

    • C. 

      My plain old college jersey suits me fine

    • D. 

      A jersey which has a nice slogan on it

    • E. 

      Maybe a headband for receding hairline

    • F. 

      T-shirt and gym shorts

    • G. 

      Something with my own face on it

    • H. 

      Fluttering in the wind as a run

    • I. 

      Shades and flower shirts are nice!

    • J. 

      Practice jersey is just fine

    • K. 

      Skin-tight attire which allows me to glide nicely

  • 2. 
    Who is your favourite historical superstar?  
    • A. 

      Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    • B. 

      Wilt Chamberlain

    • C. 

      Hakeem Olajuwon

    • D. 

      Dominic Wilkins

    • E. 

      Oscar Robertson

    • F. 

      David Robinson

    • G. 

      Michael Jordan

    • H. 

      Allen Iverson

    • I. 

      Jerry West

    • J. 

      John Stockton

    • K. 

      Scottie Pippen

  • 3. 
    Which of these is your favourite offensive weapon?  
    • A. 

      Mid-range jumper

    • B. 

      The backdown and hook

    • C. 

      Good lowpost moves/ Dreamshake

    • D. 

      The Slamdunk of course!

    • E. 

      I don’t have a favourite weapon, I own a complete arsenal

    • F. 

      Scoring 40 points before your opponent realises it

    • G. 

      The clutch three pointer!!!! Dagger to the heart!

    • H. 

      The drive to the hoop plus the foul

    • I. 

      The fake pass and drive

    • J. 

      The lob/behind the back/between the legs pass

    • K. 

      Not really an offensive specialist here… but maybe steal and dunk.

  • 4. 
    Which of these best describes your on court position?  
    • A. 

      Under-sized centre (because my team is small)

    • B. 

      True Blue Center

    • C. 

      Rebounding/ Defensive Forward

    • D. 

      Highlight Power Forward

    • E. 

      Point Forward

    • F. 

      Scoring Forward

    • G. 

      Shooting Guard

    • H. 

      Slashing Guard

    • I. 

      Combo Guard

    • J. 

      Point Guard

    • K. 

      Defensive Winger

  • 5. 
    Which of these character traits do you admire the most?  
    • A. 

      Grit & Determination Grit and determination Grit and determination

    • B. 

      Strength and Prowess

    • C. 

      Stability and Cool-headedness

    • D. 

      Flashy and Glamorous

    • E. 

      All-rounded balance

    • F. 

      Humility and Sensibility

    • G. 

      Ruthless efficiency

    • H. 

      Speed and Decisiveness

    • I. 

      Creativity and Versatility

    • J. 

      Confidence and Foresight

    • K. 

      Sacrifice and Pragmatism

  • 6. 
    Which of the following best describes how you react in a clutch situation?  
    • A. 

      Roam around 12-18 feet and wait to see if the Point Guard passes to me.

    • B. 

      Trying to get the tip-in rebound

    • C. 

      Setting a screen for my teammates

    • D. 

      Trying to score an an alley-hoop dunk

    • E. 

      Depends on what the coach wants me to do

    • F. 

      Teammates just like to pass me the ball to take the last shot

    • G. 

      I take the clutch shot, there is no other option!

    • H. 

      I try to cut to the basket to receive a backdoor pass

    • I. 

      I can pass or shoot depending on what is needed.

    • J. 

      I’ll be dribbling the ball looking for the open man to pass to

    • K. 

      Locking down my opposing star player

  • 7. 
    When you get knocked down on the court, what is your reaction?  
    • A. 

      Get back up while doing knuckle pushups

    • B. 

      I don’t get knocked down; I do the knocking down

    • C. 

      Just standup, dust off, and continue playing ball

    • D. 

      I curse, swear and demand a foul from the referee

    • E. 

      I complain abit, but just focus on beating my opponent fairly thereafter

    • F. 

      Sigh, but sprint back on defence. Not expecting any calls in my favour

    • G. 

      I get up and knock the offender down.

    • H. 

      To be honest, I feel kind of winded when that happens, so I tumble a bit

    • I. 

      Try to land properly without injury

    • J. 

      Just groan in pain, and hope to get the call

    • K. 

      The referee almost always calls the other player for a foul.

  • 8. 
    Which of these nicknames best describes you?  
    • A. 

      The Fantastic Flagpole

    • B. 

      The Gregarious Giant

    • C. 

      The Big Fundamental

    • D. 

      The Posteriser

    • E. 

      Triple Double Machine

    • F. 

      Iceman

    • G. 

      The Assassin

    • H. 

      Lightspeed

    • I. 

      Double-edged Sword

    • J. 

      Laser-pointer

    • K. 

      The Showstopper

  • 9. 
    When your coach calls a time-out, what is the most likely advice he’s giving you?  
    • A. 

      “Hang in there with the bigs! I know they are tough, but you can beat them!”

    • B. 

      “You need to rotate on defense more quickly!”

    • C. 

      “Perhaps you can try dunking the ball instead of hook shots sometimes?”

    • D. 

      “Stop attempting dunks and try some proper post moves.”

    • E. 

      “Just keep doing everything that you’re doing for the team.”

    • F. 

      “Dude, it’s time to take over the game. Now!”

    • G. 

      “Man! Start passing the ball and stop playing 1 on 5 basketball”

    • H. 

      “Fast breaks are good, but let’s try running our half-court sets too.”

    • I. 

      “Utilise your fakes more and pass out while you drive into the lane.”

    • J. 

      “Don’t pass too much if the lanes aren’t open. Patience is key.”

    • K. 

      “You’re doing a good job preventing em’ from scoring, but don’t pass up the open shots!”

  • 10. 
    Which of these best describes your relationship with your coach?  
    • A. 

      He loves me because I put in the most hard work.

    • B. 

      Exasperation, because I like to dance on the sidelines at times.

    • C. 

      He’s my teacher and coach, I listen to him and follow his advice

    • D. 

      Grudging respect, like a genius kid with his parents

    • E. 

      Healthy mutual respect. You know that you need to work with him to win

    • F. 

      Total obedience. You are not a mindless slave, but you know he sees the game better

    • G. 

      I’m the god of basketball, he listens to me, unless he’s Phil Jackson

    • H. 

      I’m generally receptive towards coach, though he could speak faster.

    • I. 

      He’s ok, but sometimes a tad boring. Can we just play freestyle?

    • J. 

      We are co-strategists. I respect his views and am his avatar on the court

    • K. 

      He appreciates you as the dude who will sacrifice your stats for the team: you respect him for that.

  • 11. 
    Which of these areas of weakness would you most like to improve on?  
    • A. 

      My lack of strength in the low post

    • B. 

      Mid-range jumper please

    • C. 

      Perhaps injecting more flair into my game

    • D. 

      Learning the post-moves

    • E. 

      Performing in the clutch, when your team needs you most.

    • F. 

      Being a more vocal and assertive leader

    • G. 

      People tell me it’s my passing, though I disagree…

    • H. 

      Creating my own shot in half-court offense

    • I. 

      Playing off pick and rolls.

    • J. 

      Improve my 3 point percentage

    • K. 

      Being more involved in the team’s offensive flow.

  • 12. 
    When you lose a game because of foul play or bad officiating, what is your most likely response?    
    • A. 

      Channel your anger into benchpresses in the gym

    • B. 

      Shrug it off and go do physiotherapy for the tough double teams

    • C. 

      Shake my head, shrug my shoulders and go rest for the next match

    • D. 

      Find the nearest inanimate/living object and use it as a punching bag

    • E. 

      Talk to the media about it, but in a calm and composed way.

    • F. 

      Talk to coach about it and then sleep it off

    • G. 

      Blast the officials in the media, employing sarcasm if possible

    • H. 

      Talk to a media at rapid fire pace, then go do some sprints to ventilate.

    • I. 

      Curse loudly and think of how you should flop more convincingly the next game

    • J. 

      Go to the locker-room, watch tape, and brief your teammates on what you have learnt

    • K. 

      I’d most probably have fouled out, so I’ll just rant about it in the locker room, but watch tape on my next opponent too.

  • 13. 
    Which of these vehicles would someone of your personality most like to drive?  
    • A. 

      The V5 Rocket Launcher- you can hurt at long range with your length and shooting.

    • B. 

      The Mammoth Tank that lawnmows everything

    • C. 

      Optimus Prime- slow, steady and sensible

    • D. 

      The Kia Optima; so I can dunk over it

    • E. 

      Amphibious Vehicle: It moves on all terrains

    • F. 

      Stealth Fighter Jet: Silently dropping bombs

    • G. 

      The Hell Cycle from Ghost Rider: no one rides with me.

    • H. 

      F1 race car, preferably with no brakes

    • I. 

      James Bond’s Aston Martin: wheels or gun mode, your choice.

    • J. 

      Mobile Radar Vehicle: I find all targets that are available

    • K. 

      Minesweeper tank: I take out all my enemies explosives

  • 14. 
    Which of these is most likely your favourite food?  
    • A. 

      Protein shake to get bigger

    • B. 

      5 hamburgers and 10 beefsteaks

    • C. 

      Plain Boiled Potatoes and Medium Steak

    • D. 

      Frog Legs to enhance my jumping

    • E. 

      A balanced diet of multi-vitamin pills

    • F. 

      Chef’s Salad: light and healthy

    • G. 

      One man candlelight dinner

    • H. 

      Fast Food: and make it snappy at the drive thru

    • I. 

      Two-flavoured ice cream in a single cup

    • J. 

      Carrots and Brocolli for good eyesight

    • K. 

      Influenza jabs and vitamin C: I’ve got the strongest bodily defences.

  • 15. 
    Which of these slogans best represent you as a basketball player?
    • A. 

      “Don’t underestimate me!”

    • B. 

      “Get lost or get hurt!”

    • C. 

      “Get the basics right and we’ll win games.”

    • D. 

      “Why don’t I ever grow sick of watching myself on the Highlight Reel?"

    • E. 

      “The Force must be Balanced”

    • F. 

      “Victories are meant to be savoured; not celebrated.”

    • G. 

      “There is no I in TEAM, but there is ME.”

    • H. 

      “Full throttle!”

    • I. 

      “Dish or Dunk: that is the question.”

    • J. 

      “Time for the laser-light show: Don’t blink your eyes!”

    • K. 

      “Stealing is not a felony, it is a defensive statistic and Defense wins championships!”