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Layups: Name the 1990s All-NBA Teams

Posted by Neil Paine on January 4, 2011

From Sporcle, here's a quiz for everyone who fondly remembers the NBA of the nineties: Can you name the players who made the All-NBA team in the 1990's?

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Posted in Just For Fun, Layups, Trivia | 16 Comments »

Layups: Book of Basketball Painting

Posted by Neil Paine on December 14, 2010

This is pretty sweet... It's a PDF version of the Book of Basketball painting ESPN commissioned John Alexander to create, featuring all of the players the top 50 players in Bill Simmons' Hall of Fame pantheon-pyramid. (Btw, somebody should make a Sporcle quiz where you identify the players from their depiction in the picture.)

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Posted in Just For Fun, Layups | 26 Comments »

Contest – Name the NBA General Managers, Win a Copy of Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2

Posted by Neil Paine on November 8, 2010

As a follow-up to my review of Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2, Wolverine Studios president Gary Gorski has generously offered to give one lucky BBR reader a free copy of his game. And since he asked that I come up with a contest for the giveaway, I thought this would be a great chance […]

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Layups: Name the 2009-10 NBA Leaders… By College Conference

Posted by Neil Paine on April 28, 2010

Via Sporcle, here's an interesting new take on a leaderboard quiz... Can you name the 2009-10 NBA stat leaders by the college conference of the player's alma mater?

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Layups: Name the Playoff Rosters

Posted by Neil Paine on January 8, 2010

Here an epic series of Sporcle quizzes I made: Can you name the players who played in the postseason for every NBA champion from 1994-09? Can you name the players who played in the postseason for every NBA champion from 1977-93? Can you name the players who played in the postseason for every NBA champion […]

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Posted in History, Just For Fun, Layups | 6 Comments »

Layups: Fill in the Blanks on Iverson’s Rant

Posted by Neil Paine on January 5, 2010

Here's a Sporcle quiz that I made myself: Can you name the missing words in Allen Iverson's May 2002 Rant? Take the quiz, then watch the video:

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Posted in Just For Fun, Layups | 2 Comments »

Layups: Name the All-Time Top 25 in G, Pts, Reb, Ast, Blk, Stl, 3FG, and FT%

Posted by Neil Paine on January 4, 2010

Due to a tremendous amount of holiday-related backlog in my inbox as S-R's User Affairs Coordinator, we'll have to finish up the Inner-Circle Hall of Fame series on Wednesday. I know you're all so disappointed, but in the meantime, go to Sporcle, try to name the career leaders in eight statistical categories, and we'll be […]

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Posted in Just For Fun, Layups | 9 Comments »

Layups: Name the All-Stars of the 2000s

Posted by Neil Paine on December 5, 2009

We haven't linked to a Sporcle quiz in a while, so here's one that's pretty fun: Can you name every NBA All-Star from 2000-2009?

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Layups: Happy Thanksgiving

Posted by Neil Paine on November 26, 2009

No basketball-related post or links today, just a Sporcle quiz on turkeys... Happy Thanksgiving, everybody! (Fine, if you really want a Turkey Day post on hoops, last year we ran one on the best Thanksgiving Day performances since 1986... You can add Dwight Howard to that rebounding list, too, because he pulled down 14 vs. […]

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Layups: Name the Team Scoring Leaders of the 2000s

Posted by Neil Paine on November 10, 2009

From Sporcle, here's a great quiz about the decade that was the Oughts (1999-2000 thru 2008-09): Can you name each team's top 5 scorers during the 2000s?

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