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Trivia Quiz - Detroit Pistons: 1989-90 Season

The Detroit Pistons won the NBA Championship in 1989 and 1990. How much do you know about this fabulous repeat? -bill

Quiz Number: 1261
Date Submitted: May 24, 2007
Quiz Categories: NBA Central Division
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 46.3 percent
Times Taken: 79 times
Taken by Registered Users: 10

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1. The Pistons were coached by Chuck Daly in the 1989-90 season. What's Chuck's nickname? hint: he was given the nickname by former Piston John Salley.
  A.   Suit Shine
  B.   Mr. Cool
  C.   Mr. Smooth
  D.   Daddy Rich

2. The 1989-90 Pistons' nickname was:
  A.   "Tough Guys"
  B.   "Mean Dudes"
  C.   "Hammer Time"
  D.   "Bad Boys"

3. The Pistons had the last draft pick in the 1989 draft. Who did they select?
  A.   John Morton
  B.   Kenny Battle
  C.   Anthony Cook
  D.   Roy Marble

4. The Pistons won how many regular season games in 1989-90?
  A.   less than 50
  B.   between 50 and 54
  C.   between 55 and 60
  D.   more than 60

5. What Eastern Conference seed were the Pistons going into the 1990 NBA Playoffs?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

6. The Pistons defeated the Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls in the 1990 Eastern Conference finals. How many games did the Pistons need to dispose of the Bulls?
  A.   4
  B.   5
  C.   6
  D.   7

7. Here's a toughie: The Pistons won all three games in Portland in the 1990 NBA Finals. Prior to this, they had not won a game in Portland, regular season or playoffs, since what year?
  A.   1974
  B.   1979
  C.   1980
  D.   1983

8. Vinnie Johnson hit the game-winning shot in Game 5 of the NBA Finals to give the Pistons the title. How much time was on the clock when he hit the shot?
  A.   1 minute 7 seconds (1:07)
  B.   seven-tenths of a second (00:00:7)
  C.   seven seconds (00:07)
  D.   seventeen seconds (00:17)

9. The Pistons defeated the Portland Trailblazers in the NBA Finals in five games. Which number game was the only one they lost?
  A.   Game 1
  B.   Game 2
  C.   Game 3
  D.   Game 4

10. What Piston was the Most Valuable Player of the 1990 NBA Finals?
  A.   Rick Mahorn
  B.   Bill Laimbeer
  C.   Isiah Thomas
  D.   Joe Dumars®    Introduction    Privacy Policy    Conditions of Use    

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