Are u a NBA fan then go ahead to educate yourself about NMA facts and play the ultimate NBA trivia questions & answers. National Basketball Association is a men’s professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams. It is widely considered to be the premier men’s professional basketball league in the world. In 1949, after a damaging three-year battle to win both players and fans, the rival Basketball Association of America (BAA) and National Basketball League (NBL) merge to form the National Basketball Association (NBA). The BAA incorporated in 1946, challenging the hegemony of the nine-year old NBL.
Interesting NBA Trivia Facts
NBA is now more than 71 years old.
Believe it or not, the Raptors and then-Vancouver Grizzlies weren’t the first NBA teams to tip off north of the border. That honor belongs to the Toronto Huskies, one of the first teams in the league.
At 5’3″, Muggsy Bogues is the smallest player to ever play in the NBA.
Pau Gasol went to medical school
Kobe Bryant’s middle name is bean
Rasheed Wallace had his ring made to fit the middle finger
Kobe Bryant, met ex-wife Vanessa on the set of a video by Tha Eastsidaz while taking a break from recording an album of his own.
Vince Carter was apparently a drum major in high school.
John Stockton doesn’t hold the record for most assists in a game.
The Celtics lost the finals only once with Bill Russell
NBA Trivia Questions & Answers
Q: Who is the only basketball coach to win an NBA and NCAA championship during his career?
Q: The Utah Jazz originally played out of New Orleans. The name for the team was decided by contest letting the public choose the name. Which other names were in contention before the franchise chose Jazz?
Q: Michael Jordan was not permitted by the league to wear Air Jordans on the court, but he wore them anyway. He was fined for every game he wore them, but Nike agreed to pay the fines. How much was the per-game fine?