Raptors Vs Thunder NBA Trivia
It’s hard not to love the Toronto Raptors. They’ve been called everything from perennial underdogs to surprise table-toppers. And yet, they always manage to pull a rabbit from the hat when it matters most.
Since they’ll be taking on the Oklahoma City Thunder on Feb. 10, we put together some of our best NBA trivia to help get fans in the mood.
Top Toronto Trivia
What was the most points ever scored by a Raptors rookie in a single game?
An incredible 48 points. This happened on March 26, 2006, when Charlie Villanueva pulled out all the stops against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Who is the career-leading points scorer for the Toronto Raptors?
DeMar DeRozan. Over the course of his nine seasons spent with the Raptors, DeRozan accumulated a franchise record 13,296 points. He was eventually traded to the Spurs in 2018.
In Game 3 of the 2001 Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, a Raptors player became the first for the franchise to rack up 50 points in a Playoff game. Who was that player?
Vince Carter. His 50 points included a then-record 9 three-pointers.
Who became the first Raptor to secure more than 200 steals in a single season?
Doug Christie. In the 1996-97 season, Christie secured 201 steals along with a career-high 245 personal fouls.
Who was the first Raptors player to rack up more than 700 assists in a single season?
Damon Stoudamire. He sealed off his 1996-97 season with an incredible 709 assists.
Tantalising Thunder Trivia
The Oklahoma City Thunder originally had a different name. What were they previously called?
They were originally established as the Seattle SuperSonics.
What is the name of the Thunder’s mascot?
Rumble. He made his debut on February 17, 2009, during the half-time show between the Thunder and the New Orleans Hornets.
In 1975-76, a certain Thunder player became the franchise’s first to lead the league in steals and assists in the same season. Who was he?
Donald Earl “Slick” Watts. He earned the nickname “Slick” from being the one of the very first players in the NBA to shave his head.
What number jersey did Gary Payton wear during his rookie season with the Thunder?
He wore the number 2 jersey, which later changed to number 20.
Which player has played more games with the Thunder/SuperSonics than any other player?
Gary Payton. He spent 13 years with the NBA franchise.