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Question 1
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 2
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 3
True or False: Pat Riley became a TV commentator after retiring from the NBA.
A
True
B
False
Question 4
True or False: Kareem never won a Championship with the Lakers without Magic Johnson.
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
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 7
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 8
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 9
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 10
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 11
What is Magic Johnson’s real name?
A
Earl
B
Everett
C
Earvin
D
Eric
Question 12
In what year did Magic Johnson average a triple double?
A
Never
B
1983
C
1980
D
1981
Question 13
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 14
When McKinney went out with a head injury, what assistant coach stepped in?
A
Randy Pfund
B
Paul Westhead
C
Pat Riley
D
Bill Bertka
Question 15
True or False: In Kareem’s first year with the Lakers they missed the playoffs.
A
True
B
False
Question 16
Bob McAdoo won three scoring titles while playing with the Lakers. (True or False)
A
True
B
False
Question 17
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 18
How many games did it take the Lakers to win the 1979-80 Finals?
A
4
B
5
C
6
D
7
Question 19
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 20
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
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