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What is the name of the prison that Andy Dufresne got sentenced to in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: Shawshank State Penitentiary
More information: Tim Robbins' character, Andy Dufresne, got sentenced to life in prison in Shawshank State Penitentiary.

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The main protagonist, Andy Dufresne, was played by which actor in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: Tim Robbins
More information: Tim Robbins' portrayal of Andy Dufresne was greatly received by critics in the aftermath of the movie.

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The Shawshank Redemption is based on the novella written by who in the movie?

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Answer: Stephen King
More information: The Shawshank Redemption is based on Stephen King's 1982 Novella, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.

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In January of 2019, which NBA player broke Wilt Chamberlain's record of most consecutive games with a triple-double?

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Answer: Russell Westbrook
More information: Russell Westbrook's achievement of a triple-double (21 points, 14 rebounds, 11 assists) against the Portland Trailblazers on 12 February 2019 was his tenth straight game doing such, breaking Wilt Chamberlain's previous record of nine consecutive set in 1968.

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Which NBA star won a multi-million dollar lawsuit against a business in 2015 for using his image without consent?

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Answer: Michael Jordan
More information: Another financial reason Michael Jordan has stood out amongst his peers is his ability to control the use of his likeness. In 2015, Jordan was awarded an amount of $8.9 million after he filed a lawsuit against an American grocery-store chain for using his name in a steak advertisement without seeking his permission to do so.

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Lamar Odom won the Sixth Man of the Year Award while a member of which NBA franchise?

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Answer: Los Angeles Lakers
More information: Not only was Odom named Sixth Man of the Year in 2011 as a member of the Lakers, but he also helped them win a couple of championships during his seven-season tenure with the club.

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Which 1990's NBA player went on to become mayor of a California city?

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Answer: Kevin Johnson
More information: Though as a player Kevin Johnson is mostly-associated with Phoenix, Arizona, his actual hometown is Sacramento, California. And he served the latter as its Mayor from 2008 to 2016.

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In 1969, which NBA player won his 11th NBA championship title to become the proud holder of the NBA player with the most championships won as a player in league history?

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Answer: Bill Russell
More information: Bill Russell has been called 'the winningest player in the history of professional sports' due to winning 11 NBA Championships as a member of the Boston Celtics. And what makes Russell's achievement even more outstanding is that he won all 11 championships within his 13-year professional playing career, with the first win happening in his rookie year. Russell spent his entire professional playing career with the Boston Celtics.

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Which turn-of-the-century NBA great's middle name is "Bean"?

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Answer: Kobe Bryant
More information: Kobe Bryant's father, who was also an NBA player, was known in his playing days as Joe "Jellybean" Bryant.

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Popular actress Gabrielle Union married which NBA player in 2014?

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Answer: Dwayne Wade
More information: NBA superstar Dwayne Wade married movie actress Gabrielle Union in August 2014, and in the process, they formed a Hollywood power couple.



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