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1980′s Showtime Lakers Quiz

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Question 1
What was Chick Hearn’s nickname for Kareem?
A
Stilits
B
The Captain
C
Iron Giant
D
Mr. Clutch
Question 2
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 3
Who was the 1980 Finals MVP?
A
James Worthy
B
Magic Johnson
C
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
D
Norm Nixon
Question 4
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 5
True or False: In Kareem’s first year with the Lakers they missed the playoffs.
A
True
B
False
Question 6
James Worthy wore what number?
A
34
B
33
C
44
D
42
Question 7
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 8
What’s James Worthy’s middle name?
A
Ager
B
Michael
C
Steven
D
Jones
Question 9
Which player did not like Westhead’s coaching so much that he demanded a trade?
A
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
B
Magic Johnson
C
James Worthy
D
Michael Cooper
Question 10
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 11
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 12
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 13
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 14
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 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
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 17
How many games did it take the Lakers to win the 1979-80 Finals?
A
4
B
5
C
6
D
7
Question 18
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 19
What is Magic Johnson’s real name?
A
Earl
B
Everett
C
Earvin
D
Eric
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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