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May 06, 2002

Trivial Matters

Hall Call

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This year's finalists for induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame were announced last week. Included among the six players named were Magic Johnson and James Worthy, who played nine seasons together with the Lakers in the 1980s and early '90s. Who were the last NBA teammates to be inducted into the Hall of Fame in die same year?

a. Tiny Archibald and Dave Cowens
b. Dave Bing and Elvin Hayes
c. Larry Bird and Kevin McHale
d. Bob McAdoo and Isiah Thomas

Since the Hall of Fame was founded in Springfield, Mass., in 1959, two men have been enshrined as a player and a coach. Who are they?

Pair the Hall of Famer below with the game-changing contribution he made to the sport of basketball.

1. Daniel Biasone
a. a ball without laces

2. Harold Olsen
b. basketball shoes

3. Henry Porter
c. 24-second shot clock

4. Charles Taylor
d. the NCAA tournament

Put these Hall of Famers in order of career college scoring average from highest to lowest.