Build Your NBA Dream Team, and We'll Guess How Old You Are

By: Brian Whitney
Estimated Completion Time
4 min
Build Your NBA Dream Team, and We'll Guess How Old You Are
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About This Quiz

Basketball is an incredible sport. The game itself is exciting on any level, but to most true basketball fans there is nothing they would rather watch than an NBA game. And why not? The athletes in the NBA are truly some of the best in the entire world. The game has changed a lot over the years, but there is no doubt that each era in basketball had some incredible players. As a matter of fact, no matter how old you are, if you're an NBA fan you probably think that the players you watched were the very best of all time.

Just for an example, which of the following centers do you think is the best? Do you favor the finesse of Kareem Abdul Jabbar, the defensive intensity of Bill Russell, the raw talent of Shaquille O'Neal, or the athleticism and pivot moves of Hakeem "The Dream" Olajuwon? We think which one of those you pick will give us a pretty good idea of how old you are, and if you happen to think that Joel Embiid is better than all of them that tells us all we need to know. Build your NBA dream team and we'll guess your age!

You need one last shot to win the game, who do you want shooting it?
Larry Bird
Michael Jordan
LeBron James
James Harden

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Without looking it up, which of these players do you think has scored the most career points?
Wilt Chamberlain
Karl Malone
Kevin Garnett
Dirk Nowitzki

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Which player would you consider to be the worst draft pick ever?
Kent Benson
Robert Traylor
Robert Swift
Kwame Brown

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Every team needs a floor general. Who would be the point guard on your dream team?
Magic Johnson
John Stockton
Isiah Thomas
Steph Curry

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You have to pick someone to protect the rim. Who do you choose?
Marc Eaton
Hakeem Olajuwon
Tim Duncan
Serge Ibaka

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A good squad needs someone who is totally intense. Who is your guy?
Dave Cowens
Dennis Rodman
Draymond Green
Russell Westbrook

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You wouldn't have a Dream Team without a good shooting guard. Who do you choose?
Michael Jordan
Clyde Drexler
Kobe Bryant
Dwayne Wade

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Your team needs someone to bring the ball up who has good hands. Who do you pick?
Bob Cousy
Tiny Archibald
Jason Kidd
Kyrie Irving

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You can't score if you don't take good shots. Who is your best passer?
Magic Johnson
Gary Payton
Tim Hardaway
Chris Paul

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Sometimes a steal can turn a game around. Who makes that big play for you?
Alvin Robinson
Scottie Pippin
Allen Iverson
Andre Iguodala

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Every team wants a player who is a winner on it. Which player do you think has the most championships?
Bill Russel
Robert Horry
Steve Kerr
Tim Duncan

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A good small forward is going to be needed. Who's that going to be?
Larry Bird
Julius Erving
LeBron James
Kevin Durrant

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Someone is going to have to pull down those defensive rebounds. Who will it be?
Robert Parish
Karl Malone
Kevin Garnett
Dwight Howard

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Rebounds are important. The team needs a guy who is a beast on the offensive glass. Which one of these guys does that best?
Moses Malone
Buck Williams
Ben Wallace
Enes Kantner

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Which beast of a power forward do you want to be a big part of your team?
Charles Barkley
Tim Duncan
Dirk Nowitzki
Antony Davis

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Don't forget you need a big man in the middle. Which one do you want?
George Mikan
Bill Walton
David Robinson
DeMarcus Cousins

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You need someone who can really sky. Who is going to be your best dunker?
Shawn Kemp
Dominque Wilkins
Vince Carter
Blake Griffin

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Who will be your fastest player when you need to break the press?
Isiah Thomas
Rajon Rondo
Tony Parker
John Wall

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You're probably going to have a resident head case on the team. Who will it be?
Dennis Rodman
Rasheed Wallace
Gilbert Arenas
Draymond Green

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Players need good nicknames. Which of the following is your favorite?
"Pistol" Pete Maravich
Hakeem "The Dream" Olajuwon
Allen "The Answer" Iverson
Giannis "the Greek Freak" Antetokounmpo

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Someone on your team is going to have to make free throws. Who's it going to be?
Rick Barry
Mark Price
Steve Nash
Steph Curry

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There will also be someone you don't want on the free throw line at the end of games. Which of these players is that?
Chris Dudley
Shaquille O'Neal
Ben Wallace
DeAndre Jordan

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You want guys who can shoot the three really well, so which of these players do you want shooting a bomb?
Reggie Miller
Dale Ellis
Dana Barros
Buddy Hield

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All teams have one gunner with no conscience, but which one will you deal with?
Tim Hardaway
Ray Allen
Paul Pierce
Jamal Crawford

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Which of the guys on your team do you think would make the best coach?
Paul Silas
Steve Kerr
Luke Walton
Tyron Lue

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Your team needs a guy who plays a lot of minutes. Who might that be?
Elvin Hayes
Karl Malone
Kobe Bryant
LeBron James

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Some of these guys are going to drive you crazy. Who might be the laziest guy on your team?
Shawn Kemp
Rasheed Wallace
Baron Davis
Lamar Odom

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A coach's dream is a guy who always hustles. Who might that guy on your team be?
John Havlicek
Dennis Rodman
Ben Wallace
Mathew Dellalavedova

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Some guys are good even though they're short. Which player under 6 feet tall do you want on the team?
Tiny Archibald
Spudd Webb
Muggsy Bogues
Isaiah Thomas

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You want a good all-around player off the bench. Which player do you want to be your 6th man?
Michael Cooper
Toni Kukoc
Jason Terry
Lou Williams

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