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Prez Day BBall Trivia Quiz

In the Friday Cup of Coffee thread I posted a short quiz asking how many NBAers have shared a surname with one of America's first ten Presidents. PoohRubio responded with a suggestion for a Presidents Day fanpost. Seeing the dearth of new posts this All Star Weekend, I figure, why not, even though I'm getting this up fairly late. Anyway, without further ado, here are the rest of the POTUSes's:

Answer "yes" or "no" for each President: has there ever been an NBA player with his last name? Good luck!

James K. Polk
Zachary Taylor
Millard Fillmore
Franklin Pierce
James Buchanan
Abraham Lincoln
Andrew Johnson
Ulysses S. Grant
Rutherford B. Hayes
James A. Garfield
Chester A. Arthur
Grover Cleveland
Benjamin Harrison
Grover Cleveland
William McKinley
Theodore Roosevelt
William H. Taft
Woodrow Wilson
Warren G. Harding
Calvin Coolidge
Herbert Hoover
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Harry S. Truman
Dwight D. Eisenhower
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson
Richard M. Nixon
Gerald R. Ford
Jimmy Carter
Ronald Reagan
George H. W. Bush
Bill Clinton
George W. Bush
Barack Obama

ANSWERS BELOW

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James K. Polk - No
Zachary Taylor - 15 NBA players have been named Taylor
Millard Fillmore - Greg Fillmore, Knicks 1971-73 (Anyone get this one right?)
Franklin Pierce - Paul (Anyone not get this?) and Ricky
James Buchanan - No
Abraham Lincoln - No (Kind of a shame, eh?)
Andrew Johnson - The only question is how many? 58 (there have been 3 George Johnsons)
Ulysses S. Grant - Horace, of corace, and 8 more
Rutherford B. Hayes - Elvin and 3 more
James A. Garfield - No
Chester A. Arthur - Darrell
Grover Cleveland - No (Unless you count the Cavs)
Benjamin Harrison - See William Henry Harrison in the original quiz (but the answer is 2)
William McKinley - No
Theodore Roosevelt - No
William H. Taft - Chris
Woodrow Wilson - 11 guys
Warren G. Harding - Reggie
Calvin Coolidge - No
Herbert Hoover - Tom
Franklin D. Roosevelt - See above
Harry S. Truman - No
Dwight D. Eisenhower - No
John F. Kennedy - 4 guys
Lyndon B. Johnson - See above
Richard M. Nixon - Norm!
Gerald R. Ford - 9 guys
Jimmy Carter - A.C., Vince and 9 more
Ronald Reagan - No
George H. W. Bush - No
Bill Clinton - No
George W. Bush - See above
Barack Obama - Nope. O'Bannon is as close as it gets.

BONUS QUIZ: WHO IS SHOOTING IN THE PHOTO BELOW?

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