Official NBA Trivia: The Ultimate Team-By-Team Challenge for Hoop Fans

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Take Your Best Shot...

Authorized by the National Basketball Association, here is the ultimate trivia challenge for hoopsters of all ...

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Take Your Best Shot...

Authorized by the National Basketball Association, here is the ultimate trivia challenge for hoopsters of all ages. Filled with more than 700 multiple-choice questions, Official NBA Trivia will test your basketball acumen on all aspects of the league including:

  • All-time records
  • Arenas
  • Past and present players
  • Players' nicknames
  • Coaches
  • Award winners
  • Retired numbers
  • Rules of the game
  • And more

See how much you really know about the NBA in chapters devoted to each of the league's twenty-nine franchises, from the Atlanta Hawks to the Washington Wizards, and discover interesting facts, stats, and figures about them all. From the epic battles of the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers to the heated rivalry between the New York Knicks and the Miami Heat, to recent contests in Canada between the Toronto Raptors and the Vancouver Grizzlies, you'll find the past, present, and future of the NBA throughout the pages of this entertaining and fascinating book. Keep score as you go from team to team, and discover how you rank as an NBA Trivia All-Star!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061073601
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/28/1999
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 328,303
  • Product dimensions: 5.31 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.43 (d)

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Chapter One

Atlanta Hawks

From the Tri-Cities to Atlanta, the Hawks have flown high with stars such as Bob Pettit, Dominique Wilkins, and Dikembe Mutombo. Even their coaches have been a stellar group of basketball strategists.

  1. Free Throws

  2. Whose coaching record did Hawks coach Lenny Wilkens break when he won his 939th game?
    A. Bill Fitch
    B. Red Auerbach
    C. Dick Motta
    D. Pat Riley

  3. Name the Hawks star who was known as the "Human Highlight Film."
    A. Gerald Wilkins
    B. Dominique Wilkins
    C. Freeman Williams
    D. Spud Webb

  4. What NBA superstar went to the same college as Atlanta's Steve Smith?
    A. Magic Johnson
    B. Isiah Thomas
    C. Michael Jordan
    D. Julius Erving

    Two-Pointers

  5. Name the building where the Hawks played their home games until 1997-98.
    A. Georgia Dome
    B. The Omni
    C. Atlanta Coliseum
    D. Alexander Memorial Coliseum

  6. Doc Rivers set a Hawks single-season record in which category with 823?
    A. assists
    B. steals
    C. rebounds
    D. free throws made

  7. Which of the following players was not drafted by the Hawks?
    A. Pete Maravich
    B. David Thompson
    C. Byron Scott
    D. Arvidas Sabonis

  8. Which Hawks player was the only four-time winner of the All-Star Game MVP award?
    A. Lou Hudson
    B. Bob Pettit
    C. Dominique Wilkens
    D. Dikembe Mutombo
Official NBA Trivia. Copyright © by Clare Martin. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. Available now wherever books are sold.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2001

    fast paced fun for the whole family

    Every basketball fan will enjoy curling up with this trivia book. Highly recommended for the summer months when we are between seasons...

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