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Quiz about LA Lakers
Quiz about LA Lakers

LA Lakers Trivia Quiz


Quiz for the greatest franchise of all time,the Los Angeles Lakers champion team.

A multiple-choice quiz by mikepenberthy12. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
49,194
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Impossible
Avg Score
4 / 15
Plays
2808
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Question 1 of 15
1. What jersey number did former toughman Kurt Rambis wear for the Lakers? Hint


Question 2 of 15
2. What college did Kurt Rambis go to? Hint


Question 3 of 15
3. Which of the following Lakers has the most championship rings as a player? Hint


Question 4 of 15
4. What college did Mike Penberthy attend? Hint


Question 5 of 15
5. Tyronn Lue was one of two players traded for Nick Van Exel to the Denver Nuggets. Who was the other one?

Answer: (Full name or surname only)
Question 6 of 15
6. Which Lakers center was traded to the Seattle Supersonics for the draft rights to Doug Christie and Benoit Benjamin in the 1992 NBA draft?

Answer: (Full name or surname only)
Question 7 of 15
7. Name the college that former Laker Jerome Kersey attended?

Answer: (One word only)
Question 8 of 15
8. What number did former Laker Michael Cooper wear? Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. Which player, together with John Kleine, was then Laker Cedric Ceballos traded for to the Phoenix Suns?

Answer: (Full name or surname only)
Question 10 of 15
10. Which team did the Lakers acquire George McCloud from in a 96/97 mid season trade ?

Answer: (One Word(team name only, no city))
Question 11 of 15
11. What team was former two time Laker scrub Travis Knight drafted by? Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. Name the Lakers first round draft pick in the 93 NBA draft?(HINT the draft where they got Nick Van Exel)

Answer: (Full name or surname)
Question 13 of 15
13. Which rookie guard was acquired from the Clippers by the Lakers for then Laker Norm Nixon?

Answer: (Two Words(full name))
Question 14 of 15
14. How many players in history have had their numbers retired by the LA Lakers? Hint


Question 15 of 15
15. Which of these former Laker guards was not a first round draft pick? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. What jersey number did former toughman Kurt Rambis wear for the Lakers?

Answer: 31 & 18

Rambis was best known for his hustle and glasses he wore on the court
2. What college did Kurt Rambis go to?

Answer: Santa Clara

Kurt was Santa Clara's all time leading scorer.
3. Which of the following Lakers has the most championship rings as a player?

Answer: John Salley

Salley won championships with the Bulls, Lakers and Pistons.
4. What college did Mike Penberthy attend?

Answer: The Master's College

Mike holds almost every school basketball record at the The Masters college.
5. Tyronn Lue was one of two players traded for Nick Van Exel to the Denver Nuggets. Who was the other one?

Answer: Battie

Battie was then traded to the Celtics for Travis Knight and Lue has signed with the Wizards as a free agent.
6. Which Lakers center was traded to the Seattle Supersonics for the draft rights to Doug Christie and Benoit Benjamin in the 1992 NBA draft?

Answer: Sam Perkins

Big Smooth signed as a free agent with the Lakers and had a few decent years before being traded to the Sonics.
7. Name the college that former Laker Jerome Kersey attended?

Answer: Longwood

Jerome had his best days as a Trailblazer in the 80s and early 90s.
8. What number did former Laker Michael Cooper wear?

Answer: 21

Coop was a defensive specialist in the 80s but could also knock down a shot. Very popular role player in the fashion of Derek Fisher.
9. Which player, together with John Kleine, was then Laker Cedric Ceballos traded for to the Phoenix Suns?

Answer: Robert Horry

Cedric led the Lakers in scoring for two seasons during the 90s.
10. Which team did the Lakers acquire George McCloud from in a 96/97 mid season trade ?

Answer: Nets

George departed the Lakers after half a season for the Phoenix Suns.
11. What team was former two time Laker scrub Travis Knight drafted by?

Answer: Bulls

TK was drafted by the Bulls with the last pick of the first round, he waived and signed on with the Lakers as a backup center for Shaq. He had a surpising Rookie season and turned that into a multi year contract with the Boston Celtics, since then its being all downhill. Turning into arguably the worst player in the league.
12. Name the Lakers first round draft pick in the 93 NBA draft?(HINT the draft where they got Nick Van Exel)

Answer: George Lynch

George was later traded to the Grizzlies for second round draft picks in an attempt to dump salary to sign Shaq.
13. Which rookie guard was acquired from the Clippers by the Lakers for then Laker Norm Nixon?

Answer: Byron Scott

Byron went on to win 3 titles for the Lakers as a good scoring guard on the Showtime Laker teams.
14. How many players in history have had their numbers retired by the LA Lakers?

Answer: 7

They are Wilt Chamberlain(13), Jerry West(44), Magic Johnson(32), James Worthy(42), Elgin Baylor(22),Gail Goodrich(25), and Kareem Abdul Jabbar(33).
15. Which of these former Laker guards was not a first round draft pick?

Answer: Ruben Patterson

Ruben was taken with the first pick of the second round and is the self declared 'Kobe Stopper'. Though he is better known by others as the 'Nanny Stopper'.
Source: Author mikepenberthy12

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