Special Sub-Topic: NBA All-Star Weekend 2007
|The Rookie-Sophomore game was a blowout. David Lee won the MVP award after finishing with perfect shooting and 30 points, but another player nearly had a triple double. Who was that player?|
Chris Paul. Chris Paul played for the New Orleans Hornets. He set rookie-sophomore game records for assists with 17 and for steals with 9.
|In the celebrity game, there was one unexpected injury. Who had a slight ankle sprain early in the game?|
Reggie Bush. Reggie Bush played for the NFL New Orleans Saints. The West easily beat the East 40-21.
|Detroit won in the Haier Shooting Stars Contest, but what team should have won, but was eliminated because they shot out of order?|
Chicago Bulls. Chicago had a first round time of 48 seconds, Detroit finished in 66 seconds, the Spurs finished in 92 seconds, and the Lakers finished in 120 seconds.
|The Detroit Shooting Stars team consisted of Bill Laimbeer, Chauncey Billups and Swin Cash. |
True. Bill Laimbeer used to be a Pistons player, Chauncey Billups played for the Pistons in the season, and Swin Cash played for the Detroit Shock of the WNBA.
|Dwyane Wade had the best time in the final round with 26.4 seconds, but who had the best score in the first round with 29.8 seconds?|
Kobe Bryant. Kobe Bryant played for the Los Angeles Lakers in the season. Dwyane Wade won the 2006 contest too, with a time of 26.1 seconds.
|Gilbert Arenas had a great first round with 23 points, two shy of the record, but who actually won the contest with a record-tying final round 24 points?|
Jason Kapono. Jason Kapono played for the Miami Heat. Dirk Nowitzki had 20 in the first round, but managed to score only 9 points in the final round. Mike Miller nearly made it, but was 1 point shy with 18 points in the first round. Jason Terry only had 10 points in the first round and was eliminated.
|Kapono tied Larry Bird's record of 24 points in the final round. |
False. He tied Mark Price's record. Larry Bird once made a record 19 consecutive shots in the three-point contest.
|Gerald Green dunked over what other Slam Dunk contestant in the first round to get a 47 from the judges?|
Nate Robinson. Nate Robinson played for the New York Knicks. On his first dunk, Green received a lob from teammate Paul Pierce and dunked it. Also in the second round, he jumped over the judges' table and made a windmill dunk.
|Gerald Green had some incredible dunks, but who managed to put a sticker on the top of the backboard while receiving an alley-oop pass from his teammate?|
Dwight Howard. Dwight Howard played for the Orlando Magic. He wanted to dunk on a 12 foot rim but the commissioner didn't let him.
|The All-Star game was easily won by the West and Kobe Bryant won the MVP, but who led the East in scoring?|
LeBron James. LeBron James played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James finished with 28 points, Dwight Howard had 20 points, Wade had 10, and Arenas had 8.
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