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1980′s Showtime Lakers Quiz

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Question 1
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 2
Jamaal Wilkes wore what number while with the Lakers?
A
32
B
14
C
44
D
52
Question 3
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 4
True or False: Pat Riley became a TV commentator after retiring from the NBA.
A
True
B
False
Question 5
Chick Hearn nicknamed this player “Uncle Silk”.
A
Magic Johnson
B
Jamaal Wilkes
C
Norm Nixon
D
James Worthy
Question 6
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 7
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 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
On their way to another title in 1985, which team did the Lakers sweep in the first round?
A
Denver Nuggets
B
Phoenix Suns
C
Seattle Super Sonics
D
Portland Trail Blazers
Question 10
Who led the 1980-81 season in assists per game for the Lakers?
A
Magic Johnson
B
Norm Nixon
C
Jamaal Wilkes
D
Michael Cooper
Question 11
How many years in a row did Kareem average a double double with the Lakers?
A
6
B
9
C
8
D
11
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
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 14
In what year did Magic Johnson average a triple double?
A
Never
B
1983
C
1980
D
1981
Question 15
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 16
This hard working and hustling Lakers forward played at Santa Clara.
A
Kurt Rambis
B
Norm Nixon
C
Michael Cooper
D
Byron Scott
Question 17
Chick Hearn nicknamed this player “Secretary of Defense”.
A
Michael Cooper
B
Norm Nixon
C
Ronnie Aguilar
D
Bob McAdoo
Question 18
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
Question 19
True or False: In Kareem’s first year with the Lakers they missed the playoffs.
A
True
B
False
Question 20
James Worthy wore what number?
A
34
B
33
C
44
D
42
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