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1980′s Showtime Lakers Quiz

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Question 1
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 2
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 3
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 4
Where did Magic Johnson play in college?
A
Michigan State
B
North Carolina
C
Duke
D
Georgetown
Question 5
How many games did it take the Lakers to win the 1979-80 Finals?
A
4
B
5
C
6
D
7
Question 6
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 7
This Lakers star was the 1973 NBA Rookie of the Year.
A
Bob McAdoo
B
Byron Scott
C
James Worthy
D
Pat Riley
Question 8
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 9
Chick Hearn nicknamed this player “Uncle Silk”.
A
Magic Johnson
B
Jamaal Wilkes
C
Norm Nixon
D
James Worthy
Question 10
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 11
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 12
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 13
What is Magic Johnson’s real name?
A
Earl
B
Everett
C
Earvin
D
Eric
Question 14
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 15
What’s James Worthy’s middle name?
A
Ager
B
Michael
C
Steven
D
Jones
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 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 18
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 19
What was Chick Hearn’s nickname for Kareem?
A
Stilits
B
The Captain
C
Iron Giant
D
Mr. Clutch
Question 20
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
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