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1980′s Showtime Lakers Quiz

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Question 1
When this Lakers player would shoot a jumpshot, he was so smooth, Chick called it the “20 foot layup”.
A
Norm Nixon
B
Michael Cooper
C
Magic Johnson
D
Jamaal Wilkes
Question 2
In Mitch Kupchak’s first year with the Lakers (1981-82) he averaged this many points.
A
9.1
B
14.3
C
12.7
D
10.8
Question 3
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 4
Jamaal Wilkes wore what number while with the Lakers?
A
32
B
14
C
44
D
52
Question 5
Chick Hearn nicknamed this player “Clark Kent”.
A
Kurt Rambis
B
Michael Cooper
C
Magic Johnson
D
Byron Scott
Question 6
How many years in a row did Kareem average a double double with the Lakers?
A
6
B
9
C
8
D
11
Question 7
True or False: In Kareem’s first year with the Lakers they missed the playoffs.
A
True
B
False
Question 8
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 9
The Lakers in 1982, were the first team to win the title & have the #1 overall pick the next year.  Who did they pick?
A
James Worthy
B
Michael Cooper
C
Byron Scott
D
Magic Johnson
Question 10
Bob McAdoo won three scoring titles while playing with the Lakers. (True or False)
A
True
B
False
Question 11
James Worthy led the Lakers in scoring in the playoffs on their way to the title in 1987, how many points did he avg?
A
23.6
B
21.5
C
19.8
D
17.4
Question 12
One of the top scorers in NBA history, Bob McAdoo won a Championship with the Lakers (True or False)
A
True
B
False
Question 13
What Lakers head coach only lasted 14 games before suffering a head injury in a bicycle accident?
A
Paul Westhead
B
Jack McKinney
C
Jerry West
D
John Kundla
Question 14
True or False: Pat Riley became a TV commentator after retiring from the NBA.
A
True
B
False
Question 15
Where did Magic Johnson play in college?
A
Michigan State
B
North Carolina
C
Duke
D
Georgetown
Question 16
James Worthy wore what number?
A
34
B
33
C
44
D
42
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
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 19
What year did Kareem join the Los Angeles Lakers?
A
1972
B
1975
C
1980
D
1981
Question 20
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
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