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1980′s Showtime Lakers Quiz

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Question 1
Chick Hearn nicknamed this player “Uncle Silk”.
A
Magic Johnson
B
Jamaal Wilkes
C
Norm Nixon
D
James Worthy
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
In what year did Magic Johnson average a triple double?
A
Never
B
1983
C
1980
D
1981
Question 4
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 5
This Lakers star was the 1973 NBA Rookie of the Year.
A
Bob McAdoo
B
Byron Scott
C
James Worthy
D
Pat Riley
Question 6
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 7
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 8
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 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
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 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
Chick Hearn nicknamed this player “Clark Kent”.
A
Kurt Rambis
B
Michael Cooper
C
Magic Johnson
D
Byron Scott
Question 13
How many games did it take the Lakers to win the 1979-80 Finals?
A
4
B
5
C
6
D
7
Question 14
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 15
How many years in a row did Kareem average a double double with the Lakers?
A
6
B
9
C
8
D
11
Question 16
Where did Magic Johnson play in college?
A
Michigan State
B
North Carolina
C
Duke
D
Georgetown
Question 17
What was Chick Hearn’s nickname for Kareem?
A
Stilits
B
The Captain
C
Iron Giant
D
Mr. Clutch
Question 18
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 19
True or False: Kareem never won a Championship with the Lakers without Magic Johnson.
A
True
B
False
Question 20
What Lakers head coach only lasted 14 games before suffering a head injury in a bicycle accident?
A
Paul Westhead
B
Jack McKinney
C
Jerry West
D
John Kundla
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