NBA All-Star weekend is here!!! That basically means that around an extra 5,000 strippers will be descending upon NYC in order to catch some of the dollar bills floating through the air as players make it rain the club. Since you probably won’t be able to be there, here is some NBA trivia to get you through.
1. This former NBA All-Star and head basketball coach on the NBA Saturday morning show Hang Time is one of only four players to lead four different NBA franchises in scoring for season. Who is he? Bonus points if you can name the teams.
2. Amazingly, this future NBA Hall of Famer is the only player to have led his franchise in scoring during the decade of the 90’s and still playing during the 2014-2015 season. Who is he?
3. Since 1980, what former military veteran holds the record for scoring the most points in one season by a left-handed player?
4. Since 2000, this player led his Eastern Conference team in scoring for the most number of seasons. (Hint: He led his team in scoring 13 times.) Who is he?
5. What player holds the record for collecting the highest salary in one season?
6. What Hall of Famer is the only NBA player to score at least 1000 points or more in a season during the entire decade of the 90’s?
7. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds the record for most All-Star game appearances by a center with 13. What former center slash Chris Jackson teammate currently has the second most All-Star game appearances?
8. Since the 2010-2011 season, what player leads the NBA in scoring?
9. What current NBA coach, who is struggling mightily, holds the record for appearing in the most playoff games?
10. Since 1985, Michael Jordan and Allen Iverson hold 9 of the top 10 spots in terms of most points in a playoff game. What NBA Hall of Famer, and known gambling addict, holds the other?
Since it is All-Star weekend, I would be remiss if I didn’t include some of the top highlights of All-Star weekends’ past. These two are some of the most memorable…
Love the #1 finger at the end…
A very underrated dunk off of one leg…
1. Reggie Theus – Bulls, Kings, Magic & Nets
2. Kevin Garnett led the Minnesota T-Wolves in scoring during the 90s
3. David Robinson 2,383 points in the 93-94 season
4. Paul Pierce
5. Michael Jordan $33.1 million in 97-98 (over $48 million in 2014 dollars)
6. Karl Malone
7. Shaquille O’Neal with 9
8. Kevin Durant
9. Derek Fisher 259 games
10. Charles Barkley had 56 in 1994
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