Special Sub-Topic: NBA All-Stars 2004
|Who was the head coach of the Eastern Conference?|
Rick Carlisle. Carlisle was fired following the 02-03 season by Detroit. Through the first half of the 03-04 season he lead his new team, Indiana, to the best record in the East.
|Who was the head coach of the Western Conference?|
Flip Saunders. Flip led the Timberwolves to the best first half record in the west thanks to an improved roster, and many injuries to both the Lakers and Kings teams.
|Which 2004 All-Star player had the most selections to the All-Star game?|
Shaquille O'Neal. The 2004 All-Star game was Shaq's 11th selection. He has been an All-Star starter 9 times and a reserve 2 times in those 11 selections.
|What team had the most centers selected to play?|
West. The West had Brad Miller, Shaq, and Yao. The East had Ben Wallace, who is actually a power forward but went on the All-Star ballot as a center, and Jamaal Magloire.
|How many first time All-Stars were there on both teams combined?|
6. The West had 2 and the East had 4.
|Which of the following players was NOT an All-Star in 2004?|
LeBron James. LeBron was not a rookie all-star, which many analysts considered the biggest All-Star snub of 2004.
|How many different teams had an All-Star representative in 2004?|
17. There were 24 players from 17 different teams in 2004.
|How many players played the 2004 game, in the opposite conference of where they played their first All-Star game?|
4. Three West players had made their all-star debut for the East, while only one East player debuted in the West.
|Which 2004 All-Star won the 2003 All-Star game MVP award?|
Kevin Garnett. Kevin Garnett won the 2003 game MVP award. That was his first All-Star MVP award.
|How many combined All-Star games did the Western Conference All-Star players have?|
49. Shaq led the way with 11, and Kevin Garnett had 7.
|The Eastern Conference had more AS game expieriance than the West.|
f. THe East had 35 games of experiance, the West had 49.
|Did the Utah Jazz have an all-star in 2004?|
y. Andrea Kirenlinko was the lone Jazz all-star.
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