Los Angeles Lakers.
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Who did Magic Johnson play for throughout the 80s?
Los Angeles Lakers.
If we lose, it will be the biggest upset in the history of sports. This was the modest statement of a coach in 1992 (an Olympic year). Who is ‘we’?
The US Basketball team at the Olympics, the original ‘Dream Team’ This statement was made by Chuck Daly. The 1992 team consisting of Larry Bird, Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson is often regarded as the greatest collection of talent on one team in basketball history.
How many times did the Boston Celtics win the NBA championship between 1957 and 1969?
In what year was Larry Bird first named NBA’s MVP?
What NBA team failed to make the playoffs in 1994 for the first time since 1976?
The Los Angeles Lakers.
In 1993 Michael Jordan gave up basketball to try which sport?
In which sport could the trailblazers take on the Warriors?
What is the maximum number of players on court in one basketball team?
What seven-foot-two Chicago Bulls hoopster was the first Australian to lay in the NBA?
In basketball where do the Celtics come from?
Which professional sports team in the US holds the record for most retired numbers?
The Boston Celtics, with 21 The Celtics also hold the record for most championships, with 16.
What is the average lifespan of an NBA basketball-in bounces?
10,000 – according to the manufacturer, Spalding.
What sports team got its name because its owners wanted to “set the pace” in the NBA?
The Indiana Pacers.
In which state did Michael Jordan play college basketball?
WITH WHICH SPORT DO YOU ASSOCIATE “DENNIS RODMAN!”?
WHAT IS THE ONLY MAJOR SPORT CREATED IN THE UNITED STATES THAT DID NOT HAVE ROOTS IN ANOTHER SPORT?
What future NBA star was dubbed “Boy Gorge” when his weight passed 300 pounds in college?
What nickname did NBA star Karl Malone earn for his ability to deliver in the clutch?
WHICH SPORT WAS INVENTED BY DOCTOR JAMES NAISMITH IN 1891?
Who netted an NBA record 72.7 field goal percentage in the 1972-73 season?
What number did Michael Jordan sport for an Orlando game, after his bulls jersey was stolen
WHO LED THE NBA IN HAIR COLORS IN 1995?
Who earned $32 million of his $36 million 1993 earnings from endorsements?
How tall was 7-foot-2 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at birth?
Just a bit taller than the average newborn at 22-1/2 inches, but he weighed a hefty 12 pounds 11 ounces
IN BASKETBALL, WHERE DO THE MAVERICKS COME FROM?
What NBA star challenged Godzilla to a game of one-on-one in a Nike ad?
How many rules did James Naismith originally write to define basketball – 13, 33, or 53?
WHAT TWO NBA STARS DID FORBES LIST AS THE HIGHEST PAID ATHLETES FOR 1994?
MICHAEL JORDAN AND SHAQUILLE O’NEAL
How many minutes does an Olympic basketball game last?
Whose 1996 return to the NBA earned him simultaneousTime, Newsweek, U.S. News and Sports Illustratedcovers?
What do the initials NBA stand for with regard to a sporting organisation?
National Basketball Association
What is the meaning of basketball great Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal’s given Islamic name?
Little Warrior. O’Neal is 7 feet 1 inch tall
What NBA star retired for the third time on May 14, 1996?
What L.A. Laker star’s height was listed as two meters in 1996 Olympic programs?
What Indiana Pacer did Knicks fan Spike Lee anger during the 1994 playoffs by calling him “Cheryl”?
How did basketball get its name?
From the half-bushel peach baskets used as targets by the sport’s originator, James A. Naismith, in the first game in December 1891
What 20th-century decade saw the NBA adopt the 24-second shot clock?
What basketball team had drubbed the New Jersey Reds 2,495 times straight before losing to them 100-99 in 1971?
The Harlem Globetrotters
What NBA hoopster is known as “The Worm”?
Who is the shortest player to lead the National Basketball Association in rebounding?
Charles Barkley, at 6 foot 5 inches. He led in rebounding, with a 14.6 per game average for the 1986-87 season, when he was with the Philadelphia 76ers
In which sport do the Lakers and Clippers have the same home arena?
What did Abraham Saperstein start in January 1927?
WHICH BAD BOY OF BASKETBALL HAD A BRIEF RELATIONSHIP WITH POP SUPERSTAR MADONNA?
Well said, Sir! In 1994, which NBA star made the following memorable quote concerning a controversial skater: “I heard Tonya Harding is calling herself the X of figure skating. I was going to sue her for defamation of character, but then I realized I have no character.”
Charles Barkley Harding became notorious for allegedly conspiring to harm competitor Nancy Kerrigan in an attack, which occurred on January 6, 1994 at a practice session during the 1994 U.S. Figure Skating Championships
Whose all-time NBA assists record was broken by John Stockton in 1995?
WHAT OUTSPOKEN NBA STAR CLAIMED BOB DOLE WAS AS OLD AS HIS GRANDMA, FURTHER CLARIFYING: “I DON’T WANT HER TO BE PRESIDENT EITHER”?
Who was the first hoopster to win eight NBA scoring titles?
Who became the NBA’s most successful coach ever on January 6, 1995?
WHO WAS THE FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN TO PLAY IN A NBA GAME?