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Basketball and NBA Trivia
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Basketball Trivia Questions and Answers
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|Which basketball team did Michael Jordan play for in college?||▶ University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|Who was the shortest player ever to play in the NBA?||▶ Tyrone Bogues, better known as Muggsy Bogues|
|What is the regulation height for a basketball hoop?||▶ 10 feet (3.048 m)|
|According to NBA rules how long does a player have after catching the ball to shoot a free throw?||▶ 10 seconds|
|Who is the only head basketball coach to win both an NCAA national championship and an NBA title?||▶ Larry Brown|
|Who is the all time leading point scorer in NBA history?||▶ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar|
|What NBA player was known as “The Pearl”?||▶ Earl Monroe|
|Who is the only basketball player to score 100 points in a single NBA game?||▶ Wilt Chamberlain|
|The NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies formerly played in what Canadian city?||▶ Vancouver|
|What now retired NBA player starred in the 1996 movie Kazaam?||▶ Shaquille O’Neal|
|In basketball, what is the term used when a player reaches double digits in three of five statistical categories?||▶ Triple-double|
|Basketball great Kobe Bryant played his entire 20-year career with which team?||▶ Los Angeles Lakers|
|In 1983, what two NBA teams set the record for the highest scoring regular-season game with a final score of 186-184?||▶ Denver Nuggets and Detroit Pistons|
|At 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m), who was the shortest player ever to play in the National Basketball Association?||▶ Muggsy Bogues|
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