The latest NBA HoopGrids puzzle has been released. With the league still in its offseason, fans have had fun testing their basketball knowledge with this daily trivia quiz.
Here’s a look at today’s grid:
Clues for the September 13 NBA HoopGrids puzzle
Cell 1 – Player who had stints with the Chicago Bulls and Golden State Warriors
Cell 2 – Player who had stints with the Bulls and Atlanta Hawks
Cell 3 – Player who was selected to an All-Rookie team while playing for the Bulls
Cell 4 – Player who had stints with the OKC Thunder and Warriors
Cell 5 – Player who had stints with the Thunder and Hawks
Cell 6 – Player selected to an All-Rookie team while playing for the Thunder
Cell 7 – Player who had stints with the Washington Wizards and Warriors
Cell 8 – Player who had stints with the Wizards and Hawks
Cell 9 – Player selected to an All-Rookie team while playing for the Wizards
Answers to the September 13 NBA HoopGrids puzzle
The answers to cells 1-3 can be found here.
Cell 4’s answers could be Avery Johnson, Donyell Marshall, Sarunas Marciullionis and Alton Lister. They once suited up for the OKC Thunder and Golden State Warriors. All four played for the Thunder when the team was still based in Seattle and called the SuperSonics.
Players with Thunder-Hawks connections include Mike Muscala, Nazr Mohammed, Dennis Schroder, Kenny Anderson and Gus Williams. They are answers from cell 5.
The popular answers in cell 6 are Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. They were All-Rookie team members in their first seasons in the NBA, respectively. Vladimir Radmanovic, Jeff Green and Jack Sikma also accomplished the same feat for the Thunder.
Of the aforementioned names, only Durant won Rookie of the Year, guaranteeing him a spot on the All-Rookie team.
Otto Porter Jr., Ralph Sampson, Nick Young and Al Harrington played for the Washington Wizards and Golden State Warriors. They fit nicely into cell 7 of the NBA HoopGrids puzzle.
Sampson played in Washington when the franchise was still called the Bullets. He played ten games there in the final season of his injury-plagued career.
Cell 8’s answers could be Kirk Hinrich, Tom Gugliotta, DeShawn Stevenson, Moses Malone and Mike Bibby. They all had jobs with the Wizards and Hawks.
Washington Wizards players selected to an All-Rookie team include Wes Unseld, Rasheed Wallace, Jeff Malone, Earl Monroe, Jeff Ruland and Jarvis Hayes. They are excellent Cell 9 answers.
Unseld won the ROY award during the 1968-69 seasons when the Wizards were called the Baltimore Bullets. The said performance guaranteed him a spot on the All-Rookie team.
Here is the completed NBA HoopGrids puzzle: