Written by: Robberson

Date: June 20, 2021

Lakers Quiz
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About This Quiz

How much do you know about the Lakers?

If you’re planning on attending the Lakers’ home opener tonight, you may want to brush up on your basketball knowledge. There’s a prize to be won! That’s right: if you can name all 17 starters on the Lakers’ roster, you will earn the title of “Lakers’ Greatest Fan”–and a Lakers’ bobblehead.

When the NBA listed its 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in 1996, how many of these players were Lakers?

  • 3
  • 6
  • 9
  • 12

The NBA All-Star Game MVP Award was won by which Laker four times?

  • Magic Johnson
  • Kobe Bryant
  • Jerry West
  • George Mikan

Which of the following players has NOT won the J. Walter Kennedy Trophy, which is awarded to players who show "great service and dedication to the community"?

  • Ron Artest
  • Magic Johnson
  • Pau Gasol
  • Elgin Baylor

What year did both George Mikan and Jim Pollard begin playing with the Lakers?

  • 1945
  • 1948
  • 1960
  • 1966

Computer company IBM gave an award for 20 years to players chosen as MVP using their programming formulas. Magic Johnson was the first to win one for the Lakers, but Shaquille O'Neal also won. How many of these awards did he win?

  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Which of the following players has never led the NBA in scoring?

  • George Mikan
  • Kobe Bryant
  • Shaquille O'Neal
  • Magic Johnson

What was the name of the trophy when the Lakers won the majority of their 17 NBA titles?

  • NBA Finals Trophy
  • Walter A. Brown Trophy
  • Larry O'Brien Trophy
  • A tie between NBA Finals Trophy and Walter A. Brown Trophy

Which player took home the Eddie Gottlieb Trophy as the top rookie?

  • Kobe Bryant
  • Magic Johnson
  • Brandon Ingram
  • Elgin Baylor

When was the NBA's annual All-Star Game hosted in Los Angeles?

  • 1972, 1986, and 1999
  • 1963, 1972, 1983, 2004, 2011, and 2018
  • 1980, 2000, and 2018
  • 1960, 1981, 1995, 2007, and 2016

Which of the following Lakers was NOT included in the NBA All-Decade Team for the 2000s named by Sports Illustrated?

  • Magic Johnson
  • Kobe Bryant
  • Shaquille O'Neal
  • Phil Jackson

Many players get elected to the NBA All-Defensive Team. Which Lakers player was the most recent to be named for the team?

  • Anthony Davis
  • Kobe Bryant
  • A.C. Green
  • Shaquille O'Neal

Which of the following players was the only one to ever win the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award for best performing player as a substitute?

  • Vlade Divac
  • Eddie Jones
  • Lamar Odom
  • Michael Cooper

The Three-Point Shootout contest is held annually at the NBA's All-Star Weekend. Which of the following Lakers have won this contest?

  • Eddie Jones and Kobe Bryant
  • Robert Horry
  • Nick Van Exel, Derek Fisher, and Kobe Bryant
  • No Laker has won this event

The most Maurice Podoloff Trophies earned as league MVP has been tied by two players. Which players are they?

  • Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant
  • Wilt Chamberlain and Jerry West
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson
  • Vlade Divac and Derek Fisher

How many times has the Twyman-Stokes Trophy for NBA Teammate of the Year been won by a Laker?

  • 0
  • 1
  • 3
  • 6

Which of the following players recently made it to the NBA All-Rookie First Team?

  • Jordan Clarkson
  • Brandon Ingram
  • Lonzo Ball
  • Kyle Kuzma

Of the following players, which has been selected most for NBA All-Star Games?

  • Kobe Bryant
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Shaquille O'Neal
  • LeBron James