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Question 1
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 2
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 3
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 4
This Lakers star was the 1973 NBA Rookie of the Year.
A
Bob McAdoo
B
Byron Scott
C
James Worthy
D
Pat Riley
Question 5
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 6
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 7
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 8
What’s James Worthy’s middle name?
A
Ager
B
Michael
C
Steven
D
Jones
Question 9
True or False: In Kareem’s first year with the Lakers they missed the playoffs.
A
True
B
False
Question 10
What was Chick Hearn’s nickname for Kareem?
A
Stilits
B
The Captain
C
Iron Giant
D
Mr. Clutch
Question 11
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 12
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 13
Where did Magic Johnson play in college?
A
Michigan State
B
North Carolina
C
Duke
D
Georgetown
Question 14
What year did Kareem join the Los Angeles Lakers?
A
1972
B
1975
C
1980
D
1981
Question 15
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 16
Chick Hearn nicknamed this player “Clark Kent”.
A
Kurt Rambis
B
Michael Cooper
C
Magic Johnson
D
Byron Scott
Question 17
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 18
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 19
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 20
What team did the Lakers beat in the 1981-82 Finals?
A
Philadelphia 76ers
B
Boston Celtics
C
Detroit Pistons
D
New York Knicks
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