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1980′s Showtime Lakers Quiz

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Question 1
The 1981-82 Lakers are one of the best teams in Lakers history.  After Kareem, who was the next leading scorer?
A
Magic Johnson
B
Norm Nixon
C
Jamaal Wilkes
D
Michael Cooper
Question 2
This Lakers legend was the NBA rookie of the year in 1975, although it wasn’t with the Lakers.
A
Jamaal Wilkes
B
Allen Iverson
C
Magic Johnson
D
Larry Bird
Question 3
When McKinney went out with a head injury, what assistant coach stepped in?
A
Randy Pfund
B
Paul Westhead
C
Pat Riley
D
Bill Bertka
Question 4
This Lakers star was the 1973 NBA Rookie of the Year.
A
Bob McAdoo
B
Byron Scott
C
James Worthy
D
Pat Riley
Question 5
This hard working and hustling Lakers forward played at Santa Clara.
A
Kurt Rambis
B
Norm Nixon
C
Michael Cooper
D
Byron Scott
Question 6
Which player did not like Westhead’s coaching so much that he demanded a trade?
A
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
B
Magic Johnson
C
James Worthy
D
Michael Cooper
Question 7
What Lakers player knocked out Rudy Tomjanovich in 1977, causing him to have a cracked skull?
A
Michael Cooper
B
Kermit Washington
C
Lucias Allen
D
Stu Lantz
Question 8
When Westhead stepped in as Head Coach, who did the Lakers hire for a new assistant?
A
Randy Pfund
B
Bill Bertka
C
Pat Riley
D
Del Harris
Question 9
Chick Hearn nicknamed this player “Secretary of Defense”.
A
Michael Cooper
B
Norm Nixon
C
Ronnie Aguilar
D
Bob McAdoo
Question 10
Before the 1979-80 season, Jack Kent Cooke sold the team to this Santa Monica real estate developer.
A
Jerry Buss
B
Brett Berger
C
Howard Cooper
D
Dan Gilbert
Question 11
Chick Hearn nicknamed this player “Uncle Silk”.
A
Magic Johnson
B
Jamaal Wilkes
C
Norm Nixon
D
James Worthy
Question 12
On their way to the title in 1987, which team did the Lakers sweep in the Western Conference Finals?
A
Seattle Super Sonics
B
Portland Trail Blazers
C
Denver Nuggets
D
Utah Jazz
Question 13
How many years in a row did Kareem average a double double with the Lakers?
A
6
B
9
C
8
D
11
Question 14
This Lakers star was offered a free agent tryout for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys out of high school.
A
Norm Nixon
B
Magic Johnson
C
Darius Morris
D
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Question 15
Who was the 1980 Finals MVP?
A
James Worthy
B
Magic Johnson
C
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
D
Norm Nixon
Question 16
How many games did it take the Lakers to win the 1979-80 Finals?
A
4
B
5
C
6
D
7
Question 17
Chick Hearn nicknamed this player “Clark Kent”.
A
Kurt Rambis
B
Michael Cooper
C
Magic Johnson
D
Byron Scott
Question 18
What team did the Lakers beat in the 1979-80 Finals for their first title in the 80′s?
A
Boston Celtics
B
Philadelphia 76ers
C
Detroit Pistons
D
New York Knicks
Question 19
James Worthy wore what number?
A
34
B
33
C
44
D
42
Question 20
One of the top scorers in NBA history, Bob McAdoo won a Championship with the Lakers (True or False)
A
True
B
False
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