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November 05, 2001
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November 05, 2001

Trivial Matters

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?POINTS TAKEN
Michael Jordan began his latest comeback with a career scoring average of 31.5 points, the best ever in the NBA. In 1986-87 he set the Bulls' single-season record by scoring 37.1 points per game. Who holds the Wizards' franchise season scoring record?

a. Walt Bellamy
b. Bernard King
c. Elvin Hayes
d. Chris Webber

?DALLAS STAR
Last season Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki sank 151 three-pointers and blocked 101 shots—the only player in the league to reach the century mark in both categories. Who was the last player before Nowitzki to make 100 threes and block 100 shots in a season?

?THIS WEEK'S MATCHUP
Pair the NBA coach with the NBA team that drafted him.

1. Rick Adelman
2. Dan Issel
3. George Karl
4. Sidney Lowe
a. Rockets
b. Knicks
c. Bulls
d. Pistons

?CALL TO ORDER
Put these young NBA stars in order of their ages, starting with the oldest.

a. Stephon Marbury
b. Kobe Bryant
c. Peja Stojakovic
d. Vince Carter

ANSWERS

POINTS TAKEN: a. Walt Bellamy averaged 31.6 points per game In the franchise's inaugural season, 1961-62, when it was the Chicago Packers.

DALLAS STAR: The Rockets' Robert Horry made 142 three-pointers and blocked 109 shots during the 1995-96 season.

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