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1980′s Showtime Lakers Quiz

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Question 1
Bob McAdoo won three scoring titles while playing with the Lakers. (True or False)
A
True
B
False
Question 2
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 3
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 4
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 5
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 6
Who led the 1980-81 season in steals per game with 3.4 per game?
A
Magic Johnson
B
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
C
Michael Cooper
D
Norm Nixon
Question 7
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 8
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 9
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 10
How many years in a row did Kareem average a double double with the Lakers?
A
6
B
9
C
8
D
11
Question 11
Where did Magic Johnson play in college?
A
Michigan State
B
North Carolina
C
Duke
D
Georgetown
Question 12
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 13
What is Magic Johnson’s real name?
A
Earl
B
Everett
C
Earvin
D
Eric
Question 14
One of the top scorers in NBA history, Bob McAdoo won a Championship with the Lakers (True or False)
A
True
B
False
Question 15
True or False: In Kareem’s first year with the Lakers they missed the playoffs.
A
True
B
False
Question 16
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 17
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 18
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 19
How many games did it take the Lakers to win the 1979-80 Finals?
A
4
B
5
C
6
D
7
Question 20
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
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