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Question 1
The Lakers lost to Boston in what is now remembered as the “Memorial Day Massacre”. What was the final score?
A
148-114
B
155-110
C
130-98
D
125-84
Question 2
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 3
Bob McAdoo won three scoring titles while playing with the Lakers. (True or False)
A
True
B
False
Question 4
What team did the Lakers beat in the 1981-82 Finals?
A
Philadelphia 76ers
B
Boston Celtics
C
Detroit Pistons
D
New York Knicks
Question 5
On their way to another title in 1985, which team did the Lakers sweep in the first round?
A
Denver Nuggets
B
Phoenix Suns
C
Seattle Super Sonics
D
Portland Trail Blazers
Question 6
This Lakers star was the 1973 NBA Rookie of the Year.
A
Bob McAdoo
B
Byron Scott
C
James Worthy
D
Pat Riley
Question 7
Jamaal Wilkes wore what number while with the Lakers?
A
32
B
14
C
44
D
52
Question 8
True or False: In Kareem’s first year with the Lakers they missed the playoffs.
A
True
B
False
Question 9
Chick Hearn nicknamed this player “Clark Kent”.
A
Kurt Rambis
B
Michael Cooper
C
Magic Johnson
D
Byron Scott
Question 10
The 1982 Championship team had 5 players avg 15 ppg in the playoffs; Nixon, Kareem, Magic, Wilkes and ?
A
Bob McAdoo
B
Michael Cooper
C
Kurt Rambis
D
James Worthy
Question 11
This Lakers player led the team in scoring in the playoffs in the 1982 Championship season.
A
Magic Johnson
B
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
C
Norm Nixon
D
James Worthy
Question 12
How many games did it take the Lakers to win the 1979-80 Finals?
A
4
B
5
C
6
D
7
Question 13
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 14
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 15
What NBA superstar played with James Worthy at the Universtiy of North Carolina?
A
Michael Jordan
B
Rick Fox
C
Michael Cooper
D
Charles Barkley
Question 16
In 1983, Norm Nixon was traded to the San Diego Clippers for the draft rights of this player.
A
Byron Scott
B
Mike McGee
C
Larry Spriggs
D
Stu Lantz
Question 17
This Lakers legend got booed by the L.A. crowd after getting his Head Coach fired.
A
James Worthy
B
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
C
Kobe Bryant
D
Norm Nixon
Question 18
James Worthy wore what number?
A
34
B
33
C
44
D
42
Question 19
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 20
What’s James Worthy’s middle name?
A
Ager
B
Michael
C
Steven
D
Jones
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