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Q. Which NBA great retired from the game in 1993 and played Minor League Baseball before returning to the NBA in 1995?
Q. Which two teams contested what the NBA considers the first game in NBA history?
Q. What is Magic Johnson’s real first name?
Q. The winner of which award receives the Maurice Podoloff Trophy?
Q. In what year was the 3 point field goal introduced to the NBA?
Q. With which team did NBA legend Larry Bird play his entire professional career?
Q. Which team won the first NBA championship in 1947?
Q. Which player starred as the co-pilot Roger Murdock in the 1980 movie Airplane!?
Q. The Golden State Warriors are based in which city?
Q. Which of the following teams has not won an NBA championship – a. Portland Trailblazers, b. Milwaukee Bucks, or c. Orlando Magic?
Q. The first time the NBA finals went to 7 games was in 1950-51. Which team won?
Q. Which player holds the single-game scoring record?
Q. Which team holds the record for the longest championship streak?
Q. Who is the only player to win the NBA Finals MVP Award while being on the losing team?
Q. Who was the first NBA player to break a backboard?
Q. Which player holds the record for the most career playoff points in the NBA?
Q. Which division of the NBA are the Denver Nuggets in?
Q. Which player gave himself the nickname, “Black Mamba”?
Q. The “Dream Team”, the first American Olympic basketball team to feature current NBA stars, competed in which Olympics?
Q. Who was the first non-American player to win the NBA Rookie of the Year award?
Q. Which team drafted Shaquille O’Neal in 1992?
Q. Which player has won the MVP award a record 6 times?
Q. Which team plays their home games at the United Center?
Q. Which NBA legend had the nickname, “The Round Mound of Rebound”?
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