He shoots, he scores! Think you've got what it takes to drain it with nothing but net? Take our basketball quiz to find out if you're a true baller or if you just like the clothes.
Legendary college coach Bob Knight was fired from his job at Indiana after it was revealed he lied about:
- accepting bribes
- choking one of his players
- supplying his players with performance-enhancing drugs
The term "March Madness" was first used on the air in 1982 by which excited sportscaster?
- Brent Musburger
- Marv Albert
- Dick Vitale
Pat Riley, seven-time NBA champion coach, started out as a guard for what team?
- San Diego Rockets
- Portland Trailblazers
- Miami Heat
Which guard managed to stop Magic Johnson from making an impact during four games in the 1991 NBA finals, leading his team to victory over the Lakers?
- Larry Bird
- Bill Lambeer
- Scottie Pippen
What part of a regulation basketball court is also referred to as "the paint"?
- freethrow lane
- three point line
- center circle
The power forward is generally best at:
- shooting threes
- staying upright on a sweat-coated court
Which legendary center averaged 23.8 points per game during his first decade with the New York Knicks?
- Walt Frazier
- Patrick Ewing
- Bill Bradley
If an offensive team touches the ball after it's gone behind the midcourt line before the other team touches it, they're called for a:
- backcourt violation
- double-dribble violation
- five-second possession violation
Who’s the second leading NBA scorer of all time?
- Michael Jordan
- Karl Malone
- Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball was invented in 1891 by:
- James Naismith
- Alan Hale
- Peter Tork