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NBA Challenge


This game works best when students are allowed to team up (around tables, for instance) and compete in groups. Hand out a copy of the “NBA Challenge” given below.

NBA Challenge

1. Fish hate getting caught in these.
2. It doesn’t feel good when you do this while shaving.
3. This team loves numbers.
4. A prehistoric meat-eater.
5. Don’t wear red around these guys…
6. This team could possibly be found in the engine of your car.
7. Birds of Prey
8. You might try to find some shade to avoid this.
9. Pulling a bunny out of a hat.
10. Be careful you don’t get put under his spell.
11. Lions, Tigers, and ______, oh my!
12. Old cowboys wore these on their boots.
13. You might find these in chicken or gold.
14. What you might call guys that go into battle.
15. The earths power supply.
16. Arthur, Tut, and Nebuchadnezzar.

Give the student teams about 2 minutes to get as many done as possible. When time is up, grade the groups and award prizes to most correct.


1. Nets
2. Knicks
3. 76ers
4. Raptors
5. Bulls
6. Pistons
7. Hawks
8. Heat
9. Magic
10. Wizards
11. Grizzlies
12. Spurs
13. Nuggets
14. Warriors
15. Suns
16. Kings


Jonathan McKee

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