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Warriors Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers

Golden State Warriors trivia quiz questions with answers.

 

Warriors Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers

What are the Golden State Warriors?
A: The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team based in Oakland, California.

They are a member of which division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA)?
A: Pacific Division.

When was the team first established?
A: In 1946 as the Philadelphia Warriors.

Where was the team based?
A: It was based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Since 1966, the team has played home games in the building currently known as the what?
A: The Oracle Arena.

Where did the team play while the Oracle Arena was being remodeled?
A: San Jose, California.

The Warriors were founded in 1946 as the Philadelphia Warriors, a charter member of the what?
A: Basketball Association of America.

 

They were owned by Peter Tyrrell and Steven Kim, who also owned what?
A: The Philadelphia Rockets of the American Hockey League.

Who did Tyrell hire as coach and general manager?
A: Eddie Gottlieb, a longtime basketball promoter in the Philadelphia area.

He named the team after what?
A: An early professional team in the city.

Led by Joe Fulks, they won the championship in the league's inaugural 1946–47 season by defeating what team, four games to one?
A: The Chicago Stags.

When did Gottlieb buy the team?
A: In 1951.

The Warriors won their other championship in Philadelphia in the 1955–56 season, defeating what team four games to one?
A: The Fort Wayne Pistons.

The Warrior stars of this era were what future Hall of Famers?
A: Paul Arizin, Tom Gola and Neil Johnston.

 

In 1959, the team signed what draft pick?
A: Wilt Chamberlain.

What was Chamberlain's nickname?
A:  "Wilt the Stilt".

Wilt led the team in scoring six times, quickly began shattering NBA scoring records and changed what?
A: The NBA style of play forever.

On March 2, 1962, in a Warrior "home" game played on a neutral court in Hershey, Pennsylvania, Chamberlain scored  how many points against the New York Knicks?
A: 100 points, a single-game record the NBA ranks among its finest moments.

In 1962, Franklin Mieuli purchased the majority shares of the team and relocated the franchise to where?
A: The San Francisco Bay Area.

In the Bay Area, where did the Warriors play most of their home games?
A: At the Cow Palace in Daly City from 1962–64 and the San Francisco Civic Auditorium from 1964–66.

Prior to the 1963–64 NBA season, the Warriors drafted what big man to go along with Chamberlain?
A: Nate Thurmond.

 

 The Warriors won the Western Division crown that season, but lost the 1964 NBA Finals to what team?
A:  Boston Celtics, four games to one.

In the 1964–65 season, the Warriors traded Chamberlain to the Philadelphia 76ers for who?
A: Connie Dierking, Lee Shaffer, Paul Neumann and $150,000.

In 1965, they drafted what player in the first round?
A: Rick Barry.

Rick went on to become what?
A: NBA Rookie of the Year that season.

The he led the Warriors to the NBA finals in the 1966–67 season, losing four games to two to what team?
A: The 76ers.

The team renamed themselves the Golden State Warriors for what season?
A: The 1971–72 season, and played almost all their home games in Oakland.

Six "home" games were played "where" during that season?
A: In San Diego.

 

The Warriors made the playoffs from 1971 to 1977 except in what year?
A: 1974.

They won their only championship on the West Coast in what season?
A: 1974–75.

In what many consider the biggest upset in NBA history, Golden State defeated what heavily favored team?
A: Washington Bullets.