55 NBA Trivia Questions & Answers (Hard/Easy)

💡 The Best List of NBA Trivia Questions and Answers.

Last update: 2021-06-15

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The best list of NBA trivia questions and answers.

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Want to play NBA trivia? Think you know everything about sports and basketball? Or think you know everything there is to know about the National Basketball Association? Test how big of a fan you are in this fun trivia question game. Get a group of friends together, order pizza or wings, and see if you can beat this NBA trivia question game.

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NBA Trivia Questions and Answers

Trivia Question: Which NBA team won six championships in the 1990s?

Answer: The Chicago Bulls.

Trivia Question: Who is the current owner of the Golden State Warriors?

Answer: Peter Guber.

Trivia Question: What year did the Golden State Warriors get started?

Answer: 1946.

Trivia Question: What player has averaged a triple-double for an entire season?

Answer: Russell Westbrook.

Trivia Question: Who is the current owner of the Boston Celtics?

Answer: Wyc Grousbeck.

Trivia Question: How many championships do the Los Angeles Lakers hold?

Answer: 17 NBA championships.

Trivia Question: Which player has the second-highest total scored points in a single game?

Answer: Wilt Chamberlain.

Trivia Question: Which NBA player is the highest paid as of 2021?

Answer: LeBron James.

Trivia Question: Which three all-star NBA players helped the Chicago Bulls won multiple championships in the 1990s?

Answer: Scottie Pippen, Michael Jordan, and Dennis Rodman.

Trivia Question: Who won the first NBA finals MVP award?

Answer: Jerry West.

Trivia Question: Who was the tallest player in NBA history?

Answer: Manute Bol at 7' 7".

Trivia Question: Who was the shortest player in NBA history?

Answer: Tyrone "Muggsy" Bogues at 5' 3".

Trivia Question: Who was the highest-paid player in NBA history?

Answer: LeBron James at $343 million.

Trivia Question: Who holds the records for most "slam dunks" in the NBA?

Answer: Dwight Howard.

Trivia Question: What is the highest-scoring basketball game in history?

Answer: A triple-overtime game between Detroit Pistons and Denver Nuggets in 1983. Combined they scored 370 points.

Trivia Question: How many NBA Championships do the Chicago Bulls hold?

Answer: 6.

Trivia Question: How many points do you earn when you make a basket from the free-throw line?

Answer: 2-points.

Trivia Question: How many NBA teams are there?

Answer: 30.

Trivia Question: Hubie Brown won NBA Coach of the Year for which team in 1977?

Answer: Atlanta Hawks.

Trivia Question: How long is a regular-season NBA game?

Answer: 48-minutes long.

Trivia Question: Who scored 89 points with the New York Knicks in their first three starts in early 2012?

Answer: Jeremy Lin.

Trivia Question: Who has been awarded the NBA Finals MVP six times in a row while being on a losing team?

Answer: Michael Jordan.

Trivia Question: Which team does Lebron James play for in 2021?

Answer: Los Angeles Lakers.

Trivia Question: Ricky Rubio made his NBA debut in which year?

Answer: 2011.

Trivia Question: Michael Jordan made his NBA debut in which year?

Answer: 1984.

Trivia Question: When was the first NBA all-star game played?

Answer: 1951.

Trivia Question: When was the NBA established?

Answer: 1946.

Trivia Question: Who was the first team to join the NBA?

Answer: The Sacramento Kings.

Trivia Question: What is Joe Fulks best known for doing in one game?

Answer: A two-handed to one-handed shot.

Trivia Question: Shaquille O'Neal currently holds his doctorate. True or false?

Answer: True.

Trivia Question: The NBA released their list of the 50 greatest players in what year?

Answer: 1996.

Trivia Question: Who is the youngest player to play in the NBA?

Answer: James Wiseman.

Trivia Question: A jump shot is worth how many points?

Answer: 3-points.

Trivia Question: What was the original name of the Los Angeles Lakers?

Answer: The Minneapolis Lakers.

Trivia Question: What year was the Atlanta Hawks founded?

Answer: 1946.

Trivia Question: How is the tallest defensive player in the NBA?

Answer: Tacko Fall at 7' 5".

Trivia Question: San Antonio has an NBA team named what?

Answer: The San Antonio Spurs.

Trivia Question: How many players are currently on the roster for each NBA team?

Answer: 15 players.

Trivia Question: Who is the first player in NBA history to be elected as the league MVP?

Answer: Lebron James.

Trivia Question: The Philadelphia Warriors was a basketball team in the NBA. True or false?

Answer: True.

Trivia Question: What year was the first NBA game held?

Answer: 1946.

Trivia Question: What season does the NBA draft normally take place?

Answer: At the end of June.

Trivia Question: Who is the oldest basketball player?

Answer: Nat Hickey played at 45 years old.

Trivia Question: What former NBA player was the inspiration for the NBA logo?

Answer: Wilt Chamberlain.

Trivia Question: Kyrie Irving was born in which country?

Answer: Australia.

Trivia Question: Which NBA team has won the most championships?

Answer: The Los Angeles Lakers.

Trivia Question: Which NBA player has had the longest career in the NBA?

Answer: Vince Carter with 22 seasons.

Trivia Question: What was the proposed alternative name for the Cleveland Cavaliers (in 1980-1983)?

Answer: Ohio Cavaliers.

Trivia Question: How many NBA championships has the Miami Heat won?

Answer: 3.

Trivia Question: Which NBA team has the most consecutive NBA title wins?

Answer: The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers.

Trivia Question: Who was the first unanimous Most Valuable Player?

Answer: Stephen Curry.

Trivia Question: Lamar Odom won the Sixth Man of the Year award while playing for which team?

Answer: The Los Angeles Lakers.

Trivia Question: Which team has the most amount of wins in a single season?

Answer: The Chicago Bulls.

Trivia Question: Who was the first African American professional basketball player?

Answer: Charles Henry "Chuck" Cooper.

Trivia Question: Kobe Bryant holds the record for what?

Answer: All-star games played at 14. And a career-high of 81 points scored.

Trivia Question: The first NBA championship was played in what year?

Answer: 1950.

Trivia Question: Who is the player who scored more points in the playoffs than any other player?

Answer: Stephen Curry.

Trivia Question: Who won the NBA championships in 2020?

Answer: Los Angeles Lakers.

Trivia Question: Who was the Phoenix Suns head coach in 1995?

Answer: Paul Westphal.

Trivia Question: Which NBA player holds a creative writing degree?

Answer: Zion Williamson.

Trivia Question: What does "NBA" stand for?

Answer: National Basketball Association.

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