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What was the name of NBA legend Hakeem Olajuwon's trademark low post move?

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Dream Shake. NBA great Hakeem Olajuwon said he first perfected his trademark low post move, the dream shake, on the football pitch as a child.

Who was the oldest player on the Dallas Mavericks roster at the beginning of the 2005-2006 season?

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Darrell Armstrong. Mavericks guard Darrell Armstrong was 37 years old when the 2005-2006 season started.

Which Dallas Maverick took home NBA Finals MVP in 2011?

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Dirk Nowitzki. In 2007, Dirk Nowitzki became the first European-born player to be named NBA MVP.

Which player was the Washington Wizard's 2nd pick of the 2011 NBA Draft?

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Chris Singleton. Chris Singleton is known as "stretch" for his 7'1" wingspan.

Which athlete is known for their accomplishments in basketball?

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David Robinson. David Maurice Robinson, known as David Robinson, received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the Naval Academy.

The Nuggets drafted Carmelo Anthony as the third overall pick in what draft?

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2003 NBA Draft. Carmelo Anthony was born 05/29/1984 and stands 6 feet 8 inches tall.

Who won the 2016 NBA Slam Dunk Contest?

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Zach LaVine. Zach LaVine averaged 14 points per game for the 2015-16 NBA regular season.

In what year did Magic Johnson play on the Olympic "Dream Team"?

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1992. Magic Johnson won the gold in the '92 Olympics after announcing his retirement.

In 2015, all-star NBA power forward LaMarcus Aldridge signed with which Southwest Division team?

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San Antonio Spurs. LaMarcus Aldridge wears number 12 for the 2016 Spurs team.

Which rookie gained starts in 2009-10 due to an injury to Louis Williams?

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Jrue Holiday. Jrue Holiday was the 76ers' starting point guard for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons.

What soda did basketball player Steve Francis drink that helped him get his nickname?

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Wink. While playing for the Houston Rockets Steve Francis suffered from Meniere's disease, an inner-ear disorder.

In 2010, LeBron James became the Cavaliers all-time leader in what statistical category with 21,573?

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Minutes Played. LeBron James was named NBA Most Valuable Player in 2008û09 and 2009û10.

Meyers Leonard played which position in his NBA rookie season?

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Center. Meyers Leonard played guard in high school, but was converted to center for his college career at Illinois.

Along with Gatorade, who named LeBron James the "Player of the Year" as a Jr. and Sr.?

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USA Today. LeBron James attended St. Vincent-St. Mary H.S. in Ohio.

Who did announcer Johnny Most shriek "____ steals the ball"?

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John Havlicek. John Havlicek was a 13-time NBA All-Star during his career.

What was the first name of the Washington Wizards?

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Chicago Packers. Before being known as the Washington Wizard's, the NBA franchise was also known as the Packers, Zephyrs and Bullets.

Zach Randolph finished as a close 2nd for what Indiana title in his Sr. year of high school?

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Mr. Basketball. Jared Jeffries won the title as Indiana's "Mr. Basketball", with Zach Randolph a close second.

What year was Earvin "Magic" Johnson inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame?

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2002. Earvin Johnson earned the nickname "Magic" when he was only 15, from Lansing State Journal sports writer Fred Stabley Jr.

In which month of the 2010-11 season did the Houston Rockets go 11-4?

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December. The Houston Rockets went 11-4 in December of 2010 but just 6-11 in January of 2011.

What was Ray Allen awarded in 1996 at Connecticut?

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Big East Player Of The Year. As a junior, Ray Allen was UPI's "College Player of the Year".

 

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