Basketball A History of Hoops

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20 Questions - Developed by: Robert Puglisi - Developed on: - 3.880 taken

Directions: Please choose the correct choice for all 20 questions.

  • 1
    Who created basketball and when did he/she do so?
    Dr. James Naismith in 1891
    Lebron James in 1977
    Dudley Sergeant 1798
    Luther Gulick 2015
  • 2
    Which one of these are true?
    Dribbling was thought of right from the birth of basketball
    The height of the rim at first was 13 feet
    There used to be 3- 40 players on the court at a time
    Fouls were unheard of when basketball was created
  • 3
    Where was the first professional team located?
    New York
  • 4
    Who won the first College basketball Championship?
    The Duke Blue Devils
    The Michigan Wolverines
    Buffalo Germans
    The UNC Tarheels
  • 5
    Which future NBA team was one of the top professional leagues in the 20's?
    The Caveliers
    The Celtics
    The Warriors
    The Heat
  • 6
    What leagues were the ancestors of the NBA?
    The NHL and the BL
    The NFL and the MLB
    The NBL and the BAA
    The ABA and the PBA
  • 7
    What tournament came before the NCAA tournament?
  • 8
    What year did the NBL and the BAA join forces to make the NBA?
  • 9
    What season was the shot clock added?
  • 10
    What player changed the Celtics in the 60's?
    Michael Jordan
    Bill Russel
    Bob Pettit
    Lebron James
  • 11
    Which player scored 100 points in one game?
    Michael Jordan
    Kobe Bryant
    Wilt Chamberlain
    Bill Russel
  • 12
    Which team was thought to be the best team ever in the 60's?
    The 68 76ers
    The 69 Lakers
    The 68 Lakers
    The 68 Celtics
  • 13
    What was the huge mistake that the Lakers owner Jack Kent Cooke made in game 7 of the 1969 NBA Finals?
    He forfeited
    He had balloons ready if the Lakers one
    He shut down the organization
    He benched his stars
  • 14
    Who is considered to be the greatest coach of all time?
    Red Auerbach
    Bill Russel
    John Wooden
    Adolph Rupp
  • 15
    What league was created in 1967?
  • 16
    Which player was drafted in 1984 that changed the game?
    Michael Jordan
    Kobe Bryant
    Lebron James
    Bill Russel
  • 17
    Who led the Pistons to their first NBA Championship?
    Kobe Bryant
    Isiah Thomas
    Bill Laimbeer
    Lebron James
  • 18
    Which team rose in the 90's?
    The Lakers
    The Bulls
    The Rockets
    The Celtics
  • 19
    Why did Michael Jordan retire after the Bulls three peat?
    He wanted to play baseball
    He was too old
    He was diagnosed with cancer
    He was bored by the game
  • 20
    How many more championships did the Bulls win after Jordan's return?

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