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ABA Quiz Answers

Here are the answers to yesterday's quiz:

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1. The 1976 New York Nets defeated the Denver Nuggets, four games to two, for the last-ever ABA Championship.

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2. The Indiana Pacers and Kentucky Colonels were the only two ABA franchises to play all nine seasons in one city and with the same nickname (Denver was also in the league for its full existence, but they were known as the Rockets before changing their name to the Nuggets; the Nets were originally the New Jersey Americans).

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3. Julius Erving played two seasons for the Virginia Squires before being sold to the Nets.

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4. Rick Barry was the first NBA player to switch leagues when he went from the San Francisco Warriors to the Oakland Oaks. He was legally obligated to sit out a year, and couldn't resume his career until the ABA's second season, in 1968-'69.

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5. The Pacers won the most ABA Championships, with three, in 1970, '72 and '73. They also lost two times in the finals.

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