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The 2000 US Olympic basketball team featured two players from the Miami Heat (Tim Hardaway and Alonzo Mourning). Which was the only other NBA team to have two players on that team?

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Answer: Seattle SuperSonics
More information: Vin Baker and Gary Payton, both players on the Seattle SuperSonics at the time, were also members of the 2000 US Olympic basketball team.

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Who was the first Filipino-American to play in the NBA?

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Answer: Raymond Townsend
More information: Basketball is very popular in the Philippines, a country located in Southeast Asia, and the first player from that nation to play in the NBA was Raymond Townsend, who was selected 22nd in the 1978 NBA Draft.

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After Michael Jordan, who became the first NBA player to win regular-season MVP, Finals MVP and the Olympics all in the same year?

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Answer: Lebron James
More information: Lebron James accomplished this amazing feat in 2012, including winning a gold medal at the Olympics, just as Jordan had back in 1992.

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The first NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award was awarded to which player for his play in the 1955-56 season?

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Answer: Bob Pettit
More information: Hall of Famer Bob Pettit won the MVP Award again during the 1958-59 season.

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When was the first Masters Tournament played?

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Answer: 1934
More information: The first competition of the Masters Tournament in golf was played in 1934. Horton Smith won the competition by two strokes.



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