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1980′s Showtime Lakers Quiz

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Question 1
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 2
Chick Hearn nicknamed this player “Uncle Silk”.
A
Magic Johnson
B
Jamaal Wilkes
C
Norm Nixon
D
James Worthy
Question 3
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 4
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 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
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 7
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 8
What year did Kareem join the Los Angeles Lakers?
A
1972
B
1975
C
1980
D
1981
Question 9
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 10
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 11
In what year did Magic Johnson average a triple double?
A
Never
B
1983
C
1980
D
1981
Question 12
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 13
Who was the 1980 Finals MVP?
A
James Worthy
B
Magic Johnson
C
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
D
Norm Nixon
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
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 16
James Worthy wore what number?
A
34
B
33
C
44
D
42
Question 17
On their way to the title in 1987, which team did the Lakers sweep in the Western Conference Finals?
A
Seattle Super Sonics
B
Portland Trail Blazers
C
Denver Nuggets
D
Utah Jazz
Question 18
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 19
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 20
True or False: In Kareem’s first year with the Lakers they missed the playoffs.
A
True
B
False
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