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NBA Trivia + Better Dunker: Vince or MJ?

By December 5, 2014 No Comments
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nba-sports-triviaThe NBA is in full swing and early on some interesting story lines have emerged. The Raptors are the best team in the Eastern Conference, the Cavs have not jumped out to a quick start like everyone expected, and the 76ers are well on their way to becoming the worst team in NBA history by a mile. Since there are still 5 months in the season to go, there is still plenty of time for things to change. In the meantime, try your hand at some NBA trivia.

1. Who is the only player to score at least 1,000 points in a season during every season of the decade of the 1990s?

2. Who is the only current NBA player to have won three straight NBA titles?

3. What NBA franchise holds the record for finishing the most consecutive seasons with a winning record?

4. What two NBA brothers have the record for scoring the most combined points by a pair of siblings? (Hint: One was inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame in 2006)

5. What school has sent the most players to the NBA according to the 2014-2015 NBA Opening Day league roster?

6. He was the only college player on the original 1992 NBA Olympic Dream Team. Who is he? (if you miss this please excuse yourself from the room)

7. What NBA player holds the record for playing the most games with one franchise during his career? (Hint: He was a 2009 NBA Hall of Famer)

8. What Western Conference center currently has the record for scoring the most points as a player born in the decade of the 1990s?

9. This NBA Hall of Fame center holds the record for most the most career wins. Who is he?

10. Who is the only current NBA player with over 2,000 career blocks?

Before the answers, we check out this additional highlight…

Say what you will about Michael Jordan, but Vince Carter was the best dunker in NBA history.

You can check out an article we did on “Which was the greatest slam dunk contest year ever: 1988 or 2000?” that’ll help give some more depth to this Vince vs MJ debate.

Answers:
1. Karl Malone
2. Kobe Bryant 2000-2002
3. Utah Jazz – 19 seasons (1985-2004)
4. Dominique and Gerald Wilkins with over 38,000 points
5. Kentucky with 18
6. Christian Laettner
7. John Stockton 1,504 games
8. DeMarcus Cousins
9. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1,074 wins
10. Kevin Garnett

How’d you do? Hit us up on Twitter @BaconSports and also let us know who you think is a better dunker: Vince Carter or Michael Jordan.

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Aaron Senich

Aaron Senich

A long-suffering Cleveland Browns fans, who will be switching allegiances to the Seattle Seahawks for the 2014 season through marriage. Bloody mary, full of vodka, blessed are you among cocktails. -Archer