The National Basketball Association was created in 1946 with the merger of 2 leagues. The league also merged with the ABA (American Basketball Association) in 1976. It consists of 30 teams currently, 29 in the United States and one in Canada. The most successful season, to date, has been the 2014-2015 season. It had the highest paid attendance in the history of the league.
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Question 1 of 10
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When (what year) did the National Basketball Association (NBA), begin?Correct
The NBA was created with the of the Basketball Association of America (BAA) and the National Basketball League (NBL) on June 6, 1946.Incorrect
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Which team won the first NBA championship, the 1946-1947 season?Correct
The Philadelphia Warriors won the championship beating the Chicago Stags, 4 games to 1.
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This team won 11 titles (championships) in 13 years. From 1959-1957 until the 1968-1969 season.Correct
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Who is the all-time scoring leader of the National Basketball Association?Correct
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In the 1995-96 season 2 expansion teams entered the National Basketball Association. Which were they?Correct
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In what year the American Basketball Association (ABA) and the National Basketball Association merge?Correct
The ABA was founded in 1967.
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Four ABA (American Basketball Association) teams agreed to merge with the NBA in 1976. Two others disbanded. Which of teams listed was one of those four merged teams?Correct
The four merged teams were, the Denver Nuggets, the San Antonio Spurs, the Indiana Pacers, and the New York Nets. The Spirits of St. Louis and the Kentucky colonels were dissolved.
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The 3 point shot was a popular feature of the ABA. When, in what season, was the 3 point goal adopted by the National Basketball Association (NBA)?Correct
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Shaquille O’Neal holds the record for the most free throws attempted without making one, but who made the most free throws in a game without missing one?Correct
Dominique Wilkins made all 23 free throws attempted in a game on Dec 8, 2000 in a game of the Atlanta Hawks vs. the Chicago Bulls.
Question 10 of 10
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The 2014-2015 set record paid attendance records in the NBA. Which team over the 41 home games had the highest paid attendance in the league?Correct
In 2nd place was the Cleveland Cavaliers, marking the return of Lebron James.
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- Who made the most free throws in a single game?
- Who made the most 3 point shots in a single game?
- Who missed every free throw attempted in a single game?
- What team or franchise has won the most championships?
- What was the last expansion team?
- Who is the most successful international player to have played in the NBA?
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