NBA 2K23 Basketball Trivia Answers Guide

At the end of NBA 2K23‘s main story players complete a trivia sequence during The Classic. This trivia sequence tasks you with answering three questions from a couple of old head NBA fans. Once this quest is complete you unlock the daily quest called Basketball Trivia. To answer these questions we’ve put together the NBA 2K23 Basketball Trivia answers guide below.

Herschel and Edgar Basketball Trivia Answers

Image showing the Basketball Trivia NPCs in NBA 2K23.

Edgar and Herschel are two older gentlemen playing chess by The Classic court in The City. These fellows are fans of basketball and basketball history. Once you’ve completed The Classic questline you unlock the daily quest called Basketball Trivia. Basketball Trivia tasks players with solving a set of three historical basketball questions from the duo. The answers to the question asked by Edgar and Herschel are located below.

Basketball Trivia 2 Answers

1. Who was known as “the Hick from French Lick”?

  • A: Larry Bird.

2. Which player – an all time great – has a standing invitation to come to my house for dinner in addition to having won the most NBA MVP awards?

  • A: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

3. What I want to know is, which two players have won the most Olympic Gold Medals in Basketball?

  • A: Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi.

Basketball Trivia 7 Answers

1. The 1992 US Men’s Olympic Gold Medal winning squad was known by what nickname?

  • A: The Dream Team.

2. In the early days of basketball, when the men were men and the hoops were wood, what were basketball players referred to?

  • A: Cagers.

3. Which absolute legend of the game took home the first WNBA MVP award?

  • A: Cynthia Cooper.

Once you answer the three questions asked by the duo you will complete the daily challenge. For completing it you receive a mix of MVP Points, NBA points, and some VC. Not a bad reward for a fairly short sequence. Be sure to check each day to see if the Basketball Trivia daily quest is live for more questions.

Other quests in the game feature questions for players to answer during the main story of NBA 2K23. Daily questions asked include Fashion Trivia and Music Trivia. Check out both links for guides to those respective activities.

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