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By November 2, 2012 No Comments
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bacon sports triviaDue to popular demand I am bringing back my Friday really hard sports trivia segment. I’m disappointed by the lack of actually decent or hard sports trivia that is out there so I guess I’ll try and carry that torch for you guys. With the NFL in full swing and the NBA just under way those two sports are the main focus of what I’m working with. Like before I’ll give you the questions first and then the answers will be at the bottom.

Did Lebron James average at least 20 ppg, 5 boards, 5 assists in his rookie season? 

Where’d they go to college – 2001 NBA Draft:

  1. Rodney White
  2. Joe Johnson
  3. Troy Murphy
  4. Kirk Haston
  5. Zach Randolph
  6. Samuel Dalembert
  7. Brian Scalabrine
  8. Earl Watson
  9. Loren Woods
  10. Kenny Satterfield

Where’d they go to college – 2001 NFL Draft:

  1. Justin Smith
  2. Richard Seymour
  3. Koren Robinson
  4. Deuce McAllister
  5. Freddie Mitchell
  6. Todd Heap
  7. Quincy Morgan
  8. Chris Chambers
  9. Steve Smith (Panthers)
  10. Rudi Johnson
Who has the better career free throw percentage:
  1. Ben Gordon or Richard Hamilton
  2. Kevin Durant or Dirk Nowitzki
  3. Shaquille O’Neal or Dwight Howard
Rank these NBA players in terms of career free throw percentage (worth 2 points, all or nothing):
  1. Larry Bird
  2. Reggie Miller
  3. Mark Price
  4. Steve Nash
How many NBA Championships has each player won:
  1. Udonis Haslem
  2. Horace Grant
  3. Dennis Rodman
  4. Robert Horry
  5. Steve Kerr
Who was a higher NFL draft pick:
  1. Jason Campbell or Aaron Rodgers
  2. Matt Jones or Roddy White
  3. Matt Leinart or Jay Cutler
Rank these quarterbacks in terms of career passing yards (you get 2 points if you get the entire order of the section correct, zero otherwise):
  1. Vince Young
  2. Chad Henne
  3. Matt Moore
  4. Kevin Kolb
  1. Jake Delhomme
  2. Kordell Stewart
  3. Joe Flacco
  4. Elvis Grbac
Rank these quarterbacks in terms of career rushing yards (you get 1 point for each section you get right, zero otherwise):
  1. Kurt Warner
  2. Dan Marino
  3. Eli Manning
  1. Peyton Manning
  2. Ben Roethlisberger
  3. Jim Kelly
  1. Vince Young
  2. Steve Young
  3. John Elway

Who am I? I’ll list a series of hints, tell me who this player is. You get 2 bonus points if you figure it out after only 4 hints.

  1. I played for five different NBA teams.
  2. I won only one NBA Championship.
  3. I was the 1995 NBA Defensive Player of the Year.
  4. I was drafted second overall in the 1990 NBA draft (behind Derrick Coleman).
  5. I finished my career with the Miami Heat.
  6. I am a nine time All Star.
  7. I talked trash with the best of them.
  8. I went to Oregon State and played point guard.
  9. My nickname is the same as something you need when you go skiing.

I’ll give you the answers after this video. College hoops is right around the corner so what better way to get pumped for the season than seeing Jerry Stackhouse throw down a monster dunk vs Duke.

Did Lebron James average at least 20 ppg, 5 boards, 5 assists in his rookie season? Yes. He averaged 20.9 ppg, 5.5 boards, 5.9 dimes.

Where’d they go to college – 2001 NBA Draft:

  1. Rodney White – Charlotte Forty Niners
  2. Joe Johnson – Arkansas Razorbacks
  3. Troy Murphy – Notre Dame Fighting Irish
  4. Kirk Haston – Indiana Hoosiers
  5. Zach Randolph – Michigan State Spartans
  6. Samuel Dalembert – Seton Hall Pirates
  7. Brian Scalabrine – USC Trojans
  8. Earl Watson – UCLA Bruins
  9. Loren Woods – Arizona Wildcats
  10. Kenny Satterfield – Cincinnati Bearcats

Where’d they go to college – 2001 NFL Draft:

  1. Justin Smith – Missouri Tigers
  2. Richard Seymour – Georgia Bulldogs
  3. Koren Robinson – North Carolina State Wolfpack
  4. Deuce McAllister – Mississippi Rebels
  5. Freddie Mitchell – UCLA Bruins
  6. Todd Heap – Arizona State Sun Devils
  7. Quincy Morgan – Kansas State Wildcats
  8. Chris Chambers – Wisconsin Badgers
  9. Steve Smith (Panthers) – Utah Utes
  10. Rudi Johnson – Auburn Tigers
Who has the better career free throw percentage:
  1. Ben Gordon or Richard Hamilton: Ben Gordon (85.87 to 85.16)
  2. Kevin Durant or Dirk Nowitzki: Kevin Durant (87.82 to 87.79)
  3. Shaquille O’Neal or Dwight Howard: Dwight Howard (58.8 to 52.7)
Rank these NBA players in terms of career free throw percentage (worth 2 points, all or nothing):
  1. Mark Price – 90.39%
  2. Steve Nash – 90.35%
  3. Reggie Miller – 88.77%
  4. Larry Bird – 88.57%
How many NBA Championships has each player won:
  1. Udonis Haslem – 2 (Heat)
  2. Horace Grant – 4 (Bulls x 3, Lakers)
  3. Dennis Rodman – 5 (Pistons x2, Bulls x3)
  4. Robert Horry – 7 (Rockets x2, Lakers x3, Spurs x2)
  5. Steve Kerr – 5 (Bulls x3, Spurs x2)
Who was a higher NFL draft pick:
  1. Jason Campbell or Aaron Rodgers – Aaron Rodgers (24 to 25)
  2. Matt Jones or Roddy White – Matt Jones (21 to 27)
  3. Matt Leinart or Jay Cutler – Matt Leinart (11 to 12)
Rank these quarterbacks in terms of career passing yards (you get 2 points if you get the entire order of the section correct, zero otherwise):
  1. Vince Young – 8874 yards
  2. Chad Henne – 7208 yards
  3. Matt Moore – 5268 yards
  4. Kevin Kolb – 5206 yards
  1. Jake Delhomme -20975 yards
  2. Elvis Grbac – 16744 yards
  3. Joe Flacco – 15653 yards
  4. Kordell Stewart – 14746 yards
Rank these quarterbacks in terms of career rushing yards (you get 1 point for each section you get right, zero otherwise):
  1. Eli Manning – 372 yards
  2. Kurt Warner – 286 yards
  3. Dan Marino – 87 yards
  1. Jim Kelly – 1049 yards
  2. Ben Roethlisberger – 989 yards
  3. Peyton Manning – 734 yards
  1. Steve Young – 4239 yards
  2. John Elway – 3407 yards
  3. Vince Young – 1459 yards

Who am I?  I am “The Glove” Gary Payton.

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Rob Cressy

Sports loving free throw specialist and yinzer living in Chicago who is awesome most of the time, has run with the bulls in Spain, and is a graduate of Second City's Improv program.