Do You Know Which Team These Famous NBA Duos Played For?

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Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen

Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were perhaps the most famous basketball duo in history. They played for the Chicago Bulls.

Allen Iverson and Moses Malone

Allen Iverson and Moses Malone famously played for the Philadelphia 76ers. Iverson was a genius, and Moses was the double-double machine.

Oscar Robertson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Oscar Robertson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played for the Milwaukee Bucks. They're famous for winning the 1971 title together.

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving famously played together for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Let's be clear: There's a difference between 2007 LeBron and 2017 LeBron.

Larry Bird and Bill Russell

Larry Bird and Bill Russell were two of the most famous Boston Celtics. These two were like poetry in motion.

Chris Paul and Blake Griffin

Chris Paul and Blake Griffin changed the game for the Los Angeles Clippers. We seriously miss Chris Paul.

Pau Gasol and Marc Gasol

The Memphis Grizzlies owe a lot to Pau Gasol and Marc Gasol. They were the ultimate big man duo.

Dominique Wilkins and Pete Maravich

Dominique Wilkins and Pete Maravich famously played for the Atlanta Hawks. It was al dunks, handles and alley-oops.

Dwyane Wade and Alonzo Mourning

What would the Miami Heat do without Dwyane Wade and Alonzo Mourning? They're pretty upset that they lost Wade to the Cavaliers.

Larry Johnson and Baron Davis

Larry Johnson and Baron Davis heated it up for the Charlotte Hornets. In all honesty, neither of these guys got the respect they deserved.

Karl Malone and John Stockton

Karl Malone and John Stockton dominated for the Utah Jazz. Seriously, this duo was as good as it gets.

Chris Webber and Mitch Richmond

Well there's an easy one. Chris Webber and Mitch Richmond played for the Sacramento Kings. No-brainer.

Mike Bibby and Peja Stojakovic

Wait, what? Another killer Kings duo? Yes, it's true. Mike Bibby and Peja Stojakovic played for the Sacramento Kings.

Patrick Ewing and Clyde Frazier

Patrick Ewing and Clyde Frazier are the most famous duo from the New York Knicks. They worked together like magic. Seriously.

Magic Johnson and Kobe Bryant

Speaking of magic. Magic Johnson and Kobe Bryant played together for the Los Angeles Lakers. Some shed a tear just thinking about it.

Penny Hardaway and Shaquille O'Neal

Penny Hardaway and Shaquille O'Neal brought even more magic to the Orlando Magic. In fact, this pairing ended far too soon.

Dirk Nowitzki and Michael Finley

Dirk Nowitzki and Michael Finley famously played for the Dallas Mavericks. Again, this is a no-brainer.

Jason Kidd and Julius Erving

Jason Kidd and Julius Erving were all about Brooklyn. This was definitely an entertaining duo.

Carmelo Anthony and Dikembe Mutombo

Denver Nugget fans know all about Carmelo Anthony and Dikembe Mutombo. They put a little spark in Nugget history.

Anthony Davis and David West

The New Orleans Pelicans aren't the most famous team, but Anthony Davis and David West brought some swagger. Who can forget the Brow?

Vince Carter and Chris Bosh

Toronto Raptors fans know all about Vince Carter and Chris Bosh. You could pair Carter with McGrady, but it wouldn't seem totally right.

Hakeem Olajuwon and James Harden

Houston Rockets, you have much to be thankful for. The match made in heaven known as Hakeem Olajuwon and James Harden is one of them.

Reggie Miller and Jermaine O’Neal

Reggie Miller and Jermaine O’Neal is the most famous Pacer duo in history. This is a no-brainer.

Isiah Thomas and Grant Hill

Isiah Thomas and Grant Hill are Detroit Pistons legends. We're not going to discuss pre-injury Grant Hill.

Tim Duncan and David Robinson

Tim Duncan and David Robinson are San Antonio Spurs through and through. There's no question about the twin towers here.

Steve Nash and Charles Barkley

Remember Steve Nash and Charles Barkley? Of COURSE you do. They famously played for the Phoenix Suns.

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant brought the thunder. That is, for the Oklahoma City Thunder! Duh.

Kevin Garnett and Karl-Anthony Towns

This is as good as a big man pair can get. Kevin Garnett and Karl-Anthony Towns hail from the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Clyde Drexler and Bill Walton

Clyde Drexler and Bill Walton played for the Portland Blazers. There could be some discussion of Rasheed Wallace, but we'll let it slide.

Stephen Curry and Wilt Chamberlain

This famous duo comes from the Golden State Warriors. Let's just say there were a lot of three-pointers.

Gilbert Arenas and John Wall

Gilbert Arenas and John Wall are truly wizards from Washington. That was a serious pair of guards.

Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal

Sure they feuded, but they were one of the best pairs in history. The dynamic duo played for the Los Angeles Lakers.

LeBron James and Dwayne Wade

LeBron James and Dwayne Wade brought the Heat together. The pair promptly advanced to four straight NBA Finals together.

Wilt Chamberlain and Jerry West

The Lakers would never be the same in the 1960s. This was thanks to Wilt Chamberlain and Jerry West.

Tony Parker and Tim Duncan

This duo led the Spurs to the playoffs in each of their 15 seasons as teammates. Tony Parker and Tim Duncan will go down in history as one of the greatest duos.

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About This Quiz

Many people consider basketball as a team sport with rosters of "ball hogs" or single-player stars. But throughout the history of the game, there have been stunning duos that played decades together and not only build their stats but highlight and assist their teammates. While there have been some special players in the history of the NBA, these duos were remarkable in how well they could read each other, their accolades and how quickly they could turn a game.

So, you consider yourself the most significant NBA fan in the history of the game? Well, now it's time to take a shot at the one-two punch of great NBA duos. From Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen to Karl Malone and John Stockton, these are the players that turned teams into dynasties. 

Bird and Russel or Robertson and Jabar, you know the names, but do you know their teams? These players may have come up through the ranks of college basketball together, or they may introduce the combined talents of experience and natural ability, like the aging Motumbo and the youngster Carmello Anthony. 

Test your NBA knowledge to its limits and drive the lane on this quiz by trying to figure out which team these famous basketball duos played for!

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