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BASKETBALL QUIZ: Hey now, you're an all-star

Take out your #2 pencils. No talking. This is not an open book exam.

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The following is a test of your knowledge when it comes to the 24-year history of our beloved Timberwolves and the NBA's All-Star Weekend:

  1. How many Wolves have been named to an All-Star Game?
  2. How many times has a Wolf been voted to the All-Star Game by fans?
  3. How many times has the Commissioner picked a Wolf for the All-Star Game?
  4. How many times have the coaches named a Wolf to the All-Star Team?
  5. How many Wolves not named Kevin have been to more than one All-Star Game?
  6. How many times did KG make the All-Star Team as a Wolf?
  7. Which years, if any, did KG not make the All-Star team as a Wolf?
  8. What year was KG the All-Star Game MVP and how many points did he score?
  9. How many Wolves have been in the dunking competition?
  10. How many Wolves have been in the three-point competition?
  11. How many Wolves have been named to the All-Star rookie or sophomore team?
  12. How many Lynx have been All-Stars?

BONUS: How many Minnesota Lakers won an All-Star Game MVP award?

DOUBLE BONUS: Who will be the MVP of this year's All-Star Game?

ANSWERS:

  1. 5 - Gugliotta, Garnett, Szczerbiak, Cassell and Love
  2. 7 -- All KG
  3. 2 - Garnett and Love both made their first teams this way
  4. 6 - Every Wolf who has made the team did it this way at least once (KG did it twice)
  5. 0
  6. 10
  7. His rookie year and his 4th season (95-96 and 98-99)
  8. 2003, 37 points on 17-24 shooting; MJ scored 20 on 9-27. Man, that was satisfying.
  9. 5 - Doug West, Isaiah Rider (winner), Chris Carr, Gerald Green, D-Will
  10. 1 - Kevin Love (winner)
  11. 11 - Rider, Marshall, Garnett, Wally, Foye, Flynn, Love, Wes!, Rubio, D-Will, Shved
  12. 9 - Moore (starter), Augustus, Brunson, Whalen, Anosike, Houston, Smith, Lennox, Edwards

BONUS: 2 - George Mikan in 1953 and Elgin Baylor in 1959

DOUBLE BONUS: Post your answer below before tip-off if you want extra credit.

SCORE YOURSELF:

  • 12 correct - Adelman level
  • 9-11 - Saunders
  • 6-9 - Casey
  • 3-6 - Wittman
  • 0-3 - Rambis

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