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Layups: Quiz on NBA Given Names

Posted by Neil Paine on November 7, 2009

Okay, so I finally made a Sporcle quiz myself, and I think it might just be the most brutal NBA quiz on that site: Can you name the NBA Players' and Coaches' Given Names? All you have to do is enter some combination of the player's full name (i.e., first + last, or middle + […]

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Layups: Name the PER Leaders For Every Season Since 1970

Posted by Neil Paine on November 4, 2009

Sporcle actually e-mailed us and let us know about this one... Can you name the NBA's top 5 players in Player Efficiency Rating (PER) for every season between 1970 and 2009?

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Layups: Name the #1 Seeds

Posted by Neil Paine on October 18, 2009

Sporcle wants you to name every #1 seed since the NCAA Tournament started seeding teams in 1979. Are you up to the challenge?

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Layups: Most Popular Jerseys

Posted by Neil Paine on October 16, 2009

Sporcle wants to know: Can you name the best-selling NBA jerseys of 2009?

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Layups: Name the Kentucky Champions of the 1990s

Posted by Neil Paine on October 15, 2009

Here's a Sporcle quiz for all of our college hoops fans, especially those hailing from the Bluegrass State: Can you correctly name the rosters of the Kentucky Wildcats' 1996 and 1998 NCAA Championship teams?

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Layups: Name the Arenas

Posted by Neil Paine on October 2, 2009

No, not Gilbert Arenas... Sporcle wants to know: Can you name every team's arena?

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Layups: Name Each team’s All-Time 3-Point Leader

Posted by Neil Paine on September 23, 2009

From Sporcle: Can you name each NBA Team's 3-point shooting leader?

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Layups: Name the Turnover Machines

Posted by Neil Paine on September 4, 2009

Sporcle time: Can you name the all-time NBA leaders in turnovers?

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Layups: Name the NBA Live and NCAA Basketball Cover Athletes

Posted by Neil Paine on September 1, 2009

Sporcle! And yes, I know, there are some non-basketballers on there, too. But feel free to focus just on NBA Live and NCAA Basketball if you're a stickler. (By the way, was anyone else disappointed that they didn't trace NBA Live's lineage back through the original Lakers vs. Celtics game? Because around these parts, we […]

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Layups: What states are these colleges in?

Posted by Neil Paine on August 23, 2009

Another Sporcle quiz! No, this one isn't specifically related to college basketball, but I found myself thinking a lot about conference affiliations as I took it. And some of these are definitely not easy... So can you name the states (including DC) in which these universities are located?

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