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1

Who is the only player to record consecutive 50-point games in the NBA playoffs?

Michael Jordan, 1988

2

Who are the only four players to be selected to the NBA All-Defensive First Team a record nine times?

Michael Jordan, Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, and Gary Payton

3

Who holds the record for most All-NBA First Team selections with 11?

Karl Malone and Kobe Bryant

4

Who is the only player to win the NBA MVP six times?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

5

Who holds the record for most NBA Defensive Player of the Year awards?

Dikembe Mutombo and Ben Wallace with 4 each

6

Who holds the record for most total NBA All-Defensive Team selections?

Tim Duncan with 14

7

Who holds the record for most total All-NBA Team selections?

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kobe Bryant with 15 each

8

How many points per game did Michael Jordan average in the 1993 NBA Finals against the Suns?

41

9

True or false: Michael Jordan has averaged at least 40 ppg in five separate playoff series.

True. (Jerry West, Elgin Baylor, Bernard King, and Rick Barry are the only other players to accomplish this feat. Each of them did it once.)

10

True or false: Michael Jordan scored at least 10 points in every single NBA playoff game he ever played in.

True. (In fact, of his 179 career playoff games, Jordan actually scored at least 15 points in all of them.)

11

True or false: Michael Jordan scored at least 20 points in each of the 35 NBA Finals games he ever played in.

True.

12

Who are the only NBA players to ever record a quadruple-double?

Nate Thurmond, Alvin Robertson, Hakeem Olajuwon, and David Robinson

13

Who holds the NBA record for most consecutive seasons averaging at least 20 points and 10 rebounds?

13 by Shaquille O'Neal

14

Who are the only players to record a triple-double in the NBA All-Star Game?

Michael Jordan, 1997, LeBron James, 2011, and Dwyane Wade, 2012

15

Who are the only NBA players to lead their teams in all five major statistical categories during the same season?

Dave Cowens, Scottie Pippen, Kevin Garnett, and LeBron James

16

What is the record for most 3-pointers by a team in an NBA playoff game?

20 by the Seattle SuperSonics, 1996, and the Dallas Mavericks, 2011

17

What is the record for the largest margin of victory in an NBA playoff game?

58 by the Minneapolis Lakers, 1956, and the Denver Nuggets, 2009

18

What is the record for the largest margin of victory in an NBA Finals game?

42 by the Chicago Bulls, 1998

19

What is the record for the fewest points scored in an NBA Finals game?

54 by the Utah Jazz, 1998

20

What is the record for highest field goal percentage in an NBA Finals game?

63% by the Orlando Magic, 2009

21

Which player holds the record for most NBA titles won?

Bill Russell with 11 championships

22

Which player has won the most Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP awards?

Michael Jordan with 6 NBA Finals MVPs

23

Who are the only two players to win an NBA title, Olympic gold medal, and Euroleague/European Champions Cup title?

Bill Bradley and Manu Ginobili

24

Which are the only 8th-seeded teams to advance in the NBA playoffs?

Denver Nuggets, 1994; New York Knicks, 1999; Golden State Warriors, 2007; Memphis Grizzlies, 2011; Philadelphia 76ers, 2012

25

Who are the only seven players to win an NBA title, Olympic gold medal, and NCAA title?

Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Quinn Buckner, Jerry Lucas, K.C. Jones, Bill Russell, and Clyde Lovellette

26

Who are the six NBA players officially recognized as members of the 50-40-90 Club?

Steve Nash (4 times), Kevin Durant (1 time), Dirk Nowitzki (1 time), Reggie Miller (1 time), Mark Price (1 time), and Larry Bird (2 times)

27

Who is the only player in NBA history to record at least 200 blocks and 200 steals in the same season?

Hakeem Olajuwon, 1988-89

28

Who are the only two players to average at least 30 points and 10 assists during the same season?

Oscar Robertson (5 times) and Nate Archibald (1 time)

29

Who is the only player in NBA history to lead the league in points and assists in the same season?

Nate Archibald, 1972-73

30

Who holds the record for most blocks by a guard (career)?

Michael Jordan with 893 career blocks