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 the 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
THIS WEEK'S MATCHUP
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
CALL TO ORDER
Put these Hall of Famers in order of career college scoring
average from highest to lowest.
a. Carol Blazejowski c. Cheryl Miller
b. Wilt Chamberlain d. Calvin Murphy
TAKE TWO: a. Nate (Tiny) Archibald and Dave Cowens were
teammates on the 1978-79 and '79-80 Celtics and were enshrined
together in '91.
DOUBLE THREAT: The two double inductees are John Wooden (as a
player in 1961 and as a coach in '73) and Lenny Wilkens (as a
player in '89 and as a coach in '98).
THIS WEEK'S MATCHUP: 1. c; 2. d; 3. a; 4. b
CALL TO ORDER: d. Murphy (33.1 points per game at Niagara); a.
Blazejowski (31.7 at Montclair State); b. Chamberlain (29.9 at
Kansas); c. Miller (23.6 at Southern California)