Random NBA Trivia. Answers Are Not What It Seems.
1. NBA MVP Kobe Bryant was drafted 13th overall by what team in 1996?
a. Charlotte Hornets
b. LA Lakers
c. Chicago Bulls
d. LA Clippers
Hint: Kobe Bryant was traded for Vlade Divac even before he could play in the NBA. The 1996 NBA draft is considered as one of te most talented draft year which features future NBA superstars namely Allen Iverson (No.1 draft pick), Marcus Camby, Steve Nash and Ray Allen.
2. Which player wore the #11 jersey when he played for the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA as well with the US Dream Team to the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain?
a. Christian Laettner
b. Karl Malone
c. Magic Johnson
d. Shaquille O'Neal
Hint: He is one of the greatest power forwards ever played in the NBA, he was also named to the NBA First Team 11 times and won Most Valuable Player (MVP) trophy twice.
3. When he resigned in 2005, Lenny Wilkens held the record of both winning and losing the most NBA games as head coach. What is the only team that he coached to the NBA title?
a. Seatte Supersonics
b. Atlanta Hawks
c. New York Knicks
d. Cleveland Cavaliers
Hint: Due to his achievement with this Western Conference team, Wilkens was named to the US Basketball Hall of Fame twice - once as a player and later as a head coach.
a. Carmelo Anthony
b. LeBron James
c. Kobe Bryant
d. Kevin Durant
Hint: At 21 years old he averaged 30.1 points per game during the 2009-2010 season.
5. Tony Parker, the first non-US citizen to win the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award, was born in which country?
b. French Polynesia
Hint: Tony Parker played for France national basketball team, he was born to an American father and a Dutch mother.
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