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1980′s Showtime Lakers Quiz

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Question 1
This hard working and hustling Lakers forward played at Santa Clara.
A
Kurt Rambis
B
Norm Nixon
C
Michael Cooper
D
Byron Scott
Question 2
One of the top scorers in NBA history, Bob McAdoo won a Championship with the Lakers (True or False)
A
True
B
False
Question 3
What was Chick Hearn’s nickname for Kareem?
A
Stilits
B
The Captain
C
Iron Giant
D
Mr. Clutch
Question 4
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 5
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 6
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 7
Chick Hearn nicknamed this player “Uncle Silk”.
A
Magic Johnson
B
Jamaal Wilkes
C
Norm Nixon
D
James Worthy
Question 8
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 9
Jamaal Wilkes is a Lakers Legend. What team did he start his NBA career with prior to coming to L.A.?
A
Knicks
B
Warriors
C
Bullets
D
Spurs
Question 10
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 11
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 12
Who was the 1980 Finals MVP?
A
James Worthy
B
Magic Johnson
C
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
D
Norm Nixon
Question 13
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 14
In the 1986-87 Championship team, this player led the team in rebounds in the regular season and playoffs.
A
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
B
Kurt Rambis
C
A.C. Green
D
Mychal Thompson
Question 15
Where did Magic Johnson play in college?
A
Michigan State
B
North Carolina
C
Duke
D
Georgetown
Question 16
What’s James Worthy’s middle name?
A
Ager
B
Michael
C
Steven
D
Jones
Question 17
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 18
The same year Cooke sold the team, the Lakers held the #1 pick in the draft via a coin toss. Who did they pick?
A
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
B
Magic Johnson
C
James Worthy
D
Byron Scott
Question 19
Jamaal Wilkes wore what number while with the Lakers?
A
32
B
14
C
44
D
52
Question 20
Kareem set the NBA all-time scoring record against Utah topping Wilt Chamberlain’s 31,419 in what year?
A
1984
B
1982
C
1977
D
1989
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