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1980′s Showtime Lakers Quiz

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Question 1
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 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
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 4
What year did Kareem join the Los Angeles Lakers?
A
1972
B
1975
C
1980
D
1981
Question 5
This hard working and hustling Lakers forward played at Santa Clara.
A
Kurt Rambis
B
Norm Nixon
C
Michael Cooper
D
Byron Scott
Question 6
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 7
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 8
What’s James Worthy’s middle name?
A
Ager
B
Michael
C
Steven
D
Jones
Question 9
Who was the 1980 Finals MVP?
A
James Worthy
B
Magic Johnson
C
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
D
Norm Nixon
Question 10
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 11
How many games did it take the Lakers to win the 1979-80 Finals?
A
4
B
5
C
6
D
7
Question 12
What team did the Lakers beat in the 1981-82 Finals?
A
Philadelphia 76ers
B
Boston Celtics
C
Detroit Pistons
D
New York Knicks
Question 13
The same year Cooke sold the team, the Lakers held the #1 pick in the draft via a coin toss. Who did they pick?
A
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
B
Magic Johnson
C
James Worthy
D
Byron Scott
Question 14
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 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
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 17
What team did the Lakers beat in the 1979-80 Finals for their first title in the 80′s?
A
Boston Celtics
B
Philadelphia 76ers
C
Detroit Pistons
D
New York Knicks
Question 18
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 19
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 20
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
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