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CelticsBlog Triva: Celtic 6th man trivia quiz

Test your skills in Celtics 6th man trivia.

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If one wishes to try the harder All-Star edition of the quiz, try to answer the questions without looking at the multiple choice offerings.

Layup-Which Boston big man backup was named NBA Sixth Man of the Year in the Celtic championship season of 1985-86?*for an extra point and 3-point play, what was his Boston jersey number
A) Kevin McHale B) Bill Walton

Dunk-What two forwards on the great Celtic teams from 1972-76 often alternated or shared the sixth man role?
A) Don Nelson/Tom Sanders B) Paul Silas/Don Nelson

Reverse layup-What Celtic great is the only man to make the All-NBA second team despite being a sixth man that season?
A) John Havlicek B) Kevin McHale

Free throw-What Hall of Fame swingman is generally recognized as the first great Celtic sixth man?
A) John Havlicek B) Frank Ramsey C) Kevin McHale

Free throw-Which sharpshooting Celtic reserve came off the bench to make all 11 of his field goal tries, including four three-pointers, in the 148-114 Boston blowout of the Lakers in game one of 1985 Finals?
A) Cedric Maxwell B) Ray Williams C) Scott Wedman

Jump shot-What number did Kevin McHale wear in college as a standout at Minnesota?*in what season did McHale permanently move from supersub to super starter for a three-point play
A) 32 B) 33 C) 44 D) 45

Jump shot-Who was the sixth man on the 1980-81 Celtic championship squad in Larry Bird's second season?
A) Kevin McHale B) Rick Robey C) Gerald Henderson D) M.L. Carr

Hook shot-What Celtic came off the bench to score 21 points in a game 2 win over the Lakers in the 2008 Finals?
A) Eddie House B) James Posey C) Glen Davis D) Leon Powe

Jump shot-Which of the Celtic standouts did NOT both begin and end his career in Boston primarily as a sixth man following several years as a starter?
A) John Havlicek B) Kevin McHale C) Don Nelson D)Paul Silas

3-pointer-Larry Bird broke his cheekbone and missed several games in the 1981-82 season, and when he came back to the team he took Kevin McHale's place as sixth man for nearly a month so as not to disturb the lineup during a record Celtic win streak; how many games in a row did they win to set a then-team record?*for an extra point/four-point play, which team broke the streak
A) 16 B) 18 C) 20 D) 21 E) 22

3-pointer-Which Celtic was the first two-time NBA Sixth man of the Year award winner?
A) John Havlicek B) Kevin McHale C) Bill Walton D) Don Nelson E) Frank Ramsey

25 points is the highest possible score; extra points only apply if the correct answer is given first.

Answers will be provided in tomorrow's quiz.

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