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NBA Basketball Trivia

Try to slam dunk our NBA Basketball trivia quiz! Test your knowledge on our challenging questions on NBA teams, the Finals, MVP players, and legendary game performances from Johnson, Jordan, Bird and others. We have questions ranging from the old days of the NBA to the Lakers to the Chicago Bull dynasties. Try it now.

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This team set the record for most points scored in a season in 1981-1982....

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What team holds the record for the most wins in a single NBA regular season?

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In what format is the NBA finals played?

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What team won the NBA championship in the 2019-2020 season held in the NBA bubble?

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What team was known as the Seattle SuperSonics before moving to Oklahoma City in 2008?

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Wilt Chamberlain famously scored 100 points against which team?

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Besides the U.S.A., what other country does the NBA have a team from?

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How many games does each team play during a regular season?

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How much was Wilt Chamberlain's salary when he spent one year with the Harlem Globetrooters?

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When did the American Olympic team first started to feature active professional players from the National Basketball Association (NBA)?

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The Buffalo Braves was renamed into what team when it was moved to San Diego?

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What team has the most consecutive NBA championships with eight?

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What team did LeBron James win his first NBA championship with?

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Rick Pitino coached for which NBA team?

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What franchise became the first former ABA team to win the NBA championship?

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Kobe Bryant was drafted straight out of high school by what team?

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The 2010 NBA All-Star Game broke the record for the single largest attendance for an indoor event, how many attendees?

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Back in 1967, the Houston Rockets was originally established as...

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What team is known as "The Greek Freak's" team?

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What team did Tim Duncan play his entire career for?

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In 1949, which of the following NBL teams merged into the BAA?

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What teams made their debut in 1970?

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What franchise became the ninth team in 1961?

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Who are known as the "Splash Brothers"?

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The NBA league is composed of how many teams?

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Which building hosted the first ever NBA game?

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What was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar birth name?

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What was introduced in 1954 to encourage shooting and discourage stalling?

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Which of the following early basketball leagues become the choice for collegians looking to turn professional?

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What teams were added when the NBA expanded to Canada?

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What team did Shaquille O'Neal win three consecutive championships with from 2000-2002?

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Who served as president of the Basketball Association of America (BAA) between 1946 and 1949?

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The Oklahoma City Thunder was originally established as...

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Whos is the only player in NBA history to average at least 30 points and 20 rebounds per game in a season?

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Who was the number one pick in the 2013 draft?

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Which team is considered as the first dynasty in the NBA?

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Which NBA franchise has won 17 championships?

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The NBA was founded on what city?

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Which team won the 2021 finals?

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What NBA records does Wilt Chamberlain hold?

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Who broke the color barrier and became the first non-white player and the first player of Asian descent to play in the NBA?

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In what year did the Basketball Association of America (BAA) changed to National Basketball Association (NBA)?

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The 1992 United States men's Olympic basketball team was nicknamed into...

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Besides the NBA, what are the other major sports leagues in the U.S.A.?

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Which NBA team holds the longest consecutive NBA Finals appearance streak?

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What NBA team has won the most championships in NBA history?

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Who was the first commissioner of the NBA?

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What team was the first to win an NBA championship?

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The iconic NBA logo debuted in...

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What team did Kobe played against when he scored both his lowest and highest game ever?

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NBA Trivia Questions
  • Who is the only player in NBA history to earn the accolades of Most Valuable Player, Coach of the Year, and Executive of the Year?
  • What jersey number did Larry Bird wear during high school, college and with the Boston Celtics?
  • Twitter’s first logo was named after whom?
  • Metta World Peace was previously known as…
  • Who is the shortest NBA player of all time?
  • How tall is Muggsy Bogues?
  • Who was Isaiah Thomas named after?
  • How tall is Isaiah Thomas?
  • What was the 2000 Summer Paralympics infamous for?
  • How many of the Spanish basketball team members from the 2000 Summer Paralympics had no disability?
  • Who was 139th overall pick in the seventh round of the 1977 NBA draft?
  • The NBA was founded in the year…
  • Who scored the first basket in the first ever NBA game?
  • Who is the only NBA player to score 100 points in a single game?
  • Who is the first NBA player to accumulate a score of over 30,000 points during his career?
  • The youngest NBA player to score 10,000 career points is…
  • Who is the first African American to play in the NBA?
  • In what year was the WNBA launched?
  • Who holds the record for the most finals MVP in the WNBA?
  • How many finals MVPs did Cynthia Cooper-Dyke earn during her career?
  • Who are considered as the tallest identical twins in WNBA history?
  • What is the height of WNBA twins Heidi and Heather Burge?
  • This player scored the first basket in WNBA history…
  • The following teams participated in the first ever WNBA playoffs except…
  • Which WNBA team won the 1997 championship?
  • Who has the honor of scoring the first ever dunk in the WNBA?