Basketball has come to be loved by fans all over the world. NBA has without a doubt come to be recognized as the highest peak of basketball excellence. Here at TriviaQN we love the NBA and have collected a myriad of it's noteworthy and maybe not so noteworthy history trivia. We are delighted to present you with our fun and challenging trivia questions about it.
Answer: Trae Young
Iverson's impressive 1997 feat of scoring at least 35 points in two consecutive as a rookie was not accomplished again until Trae Young did so in February of 2019.
Answer: New York
The classic 1998 All-Star Game was played at Madison Square Garden in New York City and featured Michael Jordan in his last All-Star appearance as a member of the Bulls as well as Kobe Bryant in his first All-Star Game ever.
Answer: Mark Jackson
As of 2018, Mark Jackson's 1987-88 record of 868 assists (10.6/game) as a rookie has yet to be broken.
Answer: O. J. Mayo
O. J. Mayo became eligible for reinstatement in the NBA in 2018, but no team picked him up, with his mediocre NBA career likely ending in 2016 due to the drug ban.
Answer: Darko Miličić
Although Serbian player Darko Miličić was fortunate to get drafted onto a Pistons team that won the championship that year, he never came ever remotely close to living up to the expectations of a number-two draft pick, especially one that belonged to such an iconic draft class. In fact Miličić was not even invited to the Rising Stars game as a rookie.
Answer: Jeremy Lin
Jeremy Lin became an international sensation overnight partially due to his record achievement of scoring 89 points in his first three starts with the New York Knicks in early 2012.
Answer: Gilbert Arenas
Though Gilbert "Agent Zero" Arenas may never make the Hall of Fame, during the height of his career, he was absolutely impossible to defend.
Answer: Wang Zhizhi
Wang Zhizhi, whose NBA career lasted from 2001 to 2005, entered the NBA one year before his Chinese countryman, Yao Ming, was selected first in the NBA Draft.
Answer: Nik Stauskas
Shooting guard Nik Stauskas acquired the moniker "Sauce Castillo" due to a closed-captioning error that was made in reference to his real name in 2015.
Answer: Jimmy Butler
Jimmy Butler made a cameo appearance, as himself, in this highly-entertaining film about an out-of-control corporate Christmas party.