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Which NBA player once costarred alongside Jean-Claude Van Damme in a major Hollywood action movie?

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Answer: Dennis Rodman
More information: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dennis Rodman and Mickey Rourke starred in the 1997 action thriller "Double Team".

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Which 1990's NBA great was nicknamed "the Admiral"?

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Answer: David Robinson
More information: Hall of Famer David Robinson was nicknamed "the Admiral" due to serving as an officer in the United States Navy prior to entering the NBA.

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Who was the first foreign-born NBA player to be selected number-one in the NBA Draft?

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Answer: Mychal Thompson
More information: Mychal Thompson, hailing from the Bahamas, was the first foreign-born player to be selected number-one in the NBA Draft, with this occurring in 1978.

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Which 1980's NBA player set the record for most assists by a player during his rookie season?

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Answer: Mark Jackson
More information: As of 2018, Mark Jackson's 1987-88 record of 868 assists (10.6/game) as a rookie has yet to be broken.

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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 player was the MVP of the 2014 NBA Finals?

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Answer: Kawhi Leonard
More information: Kawhi Leonard, who played for San Antonio Spurs, was crowned the 2014 NBA Finals MVP. He led The Spurs to a resounding victory over the Miami Heat in the 2014 finals. However, Leonard would later leave the Spurs' organization unceremoniously in 2018.

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Who was the cover athlete of the video game "NBA Live 99"?

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Answer: Antoine Walker
More information: In the earlier days of NBA-endorsed videogames, before EA's "NBA Live" franchise was eclipsed by "NBA 2K", the Boston Celtic's Antoine Jamison being featured on the cover of "NBA Live 99" was a big deal.

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In what year was European basketball star Toni Kukoč drafted by the Chicago Bulls?

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Answer: 1990
More information: Kukoč was actually drafted by the Bulls in 1990, though he spent three more years in Europe before actually joining the team in 1993.

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Budding 1990's European basketball star Dražen Petrović's career was cut short when he died in a car crash at 28 years of age. What was the last NBA team he played for?

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Answer: New Jersey Nets
More information: Dražen Petrović was an up-and-coming player on a young New Jersey Nets' squad at the time. His untimely death stunted the team's development by years.

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Which NBA player posted a picture of himself on Instagram hanging out with Hollywood actor Al Pacino on a private jet in 2014?

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Answer: Paul Pierce
More information: Paul "the Truth" Pierce couldn't help but to share with the world the fact that he was on a private jet with none other than Al "Scarface" Pacino in April 2014, with the Instagram photo being captioned "Bosses chillin."



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