Written by: Katherine

Date: May 16, 2021

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About This Quiz

Sports played with a ball are often very popular. This is certainly the case with basketball, worldwide played by women and men, managing to get lots of fans worldwide.A sport played between two teams aiming to score points through accurate shots of the ball inside a fixed basket, raised on a mast and located at both ends of the court, became very popular. The sport is one of the most played in schools and colleges. It is a very common activity among children and teenagers and may also be a door to a great life in the professional league.James Naismith created the game in 1891. Because of the intense cold in the winter season, sports such as baseball and football played outdoors were less popular in the coldest seasons of the year, hence the need to create a sport that could be played on an indoor court.

There are many types of NBA fans. Some just watch the games, some will also take notes of everything which happens in the league, and others breathe and exist for the game. It is amazing how a sport can captivate so many people of all ages and different cultures. Some players were so legendary that, indirectly, they ended up becoming the symbol of the league. With Jordan in the early 2000s, the NBA became more engaged with the community and became even more popular abroad. The player even contributed to this by signing with Nike and creating his line of sneakers, the famous Air Jordan. In addition, the NBA legend was the protagonist of the 1996 film Space Jam.

Fashion is present in the day-to-day life of the NBA. We always see the players arriving at the gymnasiums and also in the interviews after the matches showing their styles, sometimes quite strange, let’s face it. From Russell Westbrook’s most exotic shirts, James Harden’s hats, and Kobe Bryant’s classic style.

While basketball and fashion go hand in hand, fashion on the court has also changed a lot over the past few years. Teams like Suns, Nuggets, and Hawks have changed radically with new logos, different colors, and everything. The Lakers, Bulls, and Celtics practically remained classics as the beginning of their stories. Some prefer the simpler and more classic shirts, while others really like the uniforms of the big stars of the moment.
If you are the kind of fan who loves to collect classic jerseys and buy all the new uniforms from the latest season, this quiz is going to be easy for you.

When he first began his career, what jersey number did Kobe Bryant have?

  • 8
  • 10
  • 14
  • 24

When he played with the Celtics, what number did Shaquille O'Neal wear?

  • 32
  • 34
  • 33
  • 36

What number did Moses Malone have when he played for the 76ers?

  • 2
  • 8
  • 10
  • 22

The number 5 is retired by the Utah Jazz. Which player wore this number when it was retired?

  • John Stockton
  • Carlos Boozer
  • Adrian Dantley
  • Karl Malone

Which player wore the number 32 for the Spurs when it was retired?

  • Manu Ginobili
  • David Robinson
  • Sean Elliot
  • Tim Duncan

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wore a single number throughout his entire career. What number was it?

  • 23
  • 30
  • 32
  • 33

During his time with the 76ers, what number did Julius Erving wear?

  • 6
  • 8
  • 9
  • 11

When he played with the Dallas Mavericks, what number did Vince Carter wear?

  • 15
  • 24
  • 25
  • 27

Paul Westphal's number was retired by which team?

  • Kings
  • Suns
  • Bulls
  • Celtics

What number did Steve Nash have during his time with the Lakers?

  • 10
  • 13
  • 15
  • 16

Which of the following point guards had a jersey number retired by the Suns?

  • Steve Nash
  • Kevin Johnson
  • Jason Kidd
  • Walter Davis

Which player from the Hawks had the jersey number 9 retired?

  • Pete Maravich
  • Dominique Wilkins
  • Lou Hudson
  • Bob Pettit

Hall of famer Dave Cowens had which jersey number?

  • 12
  • 14
  • 16
  • 18

What number did Oscar Robertson have while he played for the Bucks?

  • 1
  • 5
  • 10
  • 13

The Lakers retired number 52. Which player wore this number?

  • Jamaal Wilkes
  • Elgin Baylor
  • Jerry West
  • Magic Johnson

Which player wore the number 10 when it was retired by the Bulls?

  • Dennis Rodman
  • Scottie Pippen
  • Bob Love
  • Michael Jordan

Which retired number did Mark Price wear for the Cavaliers?

  • 11
  • 22
  • 25
  • 34

Which jersey number was worn by Tim Duncan?

  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24

Which Celtics player wore the number 3 when it was retired?

  • John Havlicek
  • Dennis Johnson
  • Jo Jo White
  • Walter Brown

Which player wore the number 15 when it was retired by the Knicks?

  • Walt Frazier
  • Earl Monroe
  • Bernard King
  • Willis Reed

The number 25 was retired by the Cavaliers. Which player was the last to wear it?

  • Brad Daugherty
  • Larry Nance
  • Mark Price
  • Austin Carr