How Much Do You Know About Basketball, One of the Gayest Sports in History?

Basketball is universally ranked as one of the top five gayest sports in history. From lesbian protective hairstyles (if you have your hair cornrowed straight back, you’re a lesbian, as proven by Queen Latifah in Set It Off), kisses to stop fights from breaking out, players that give back to the community and also literally marry each other, it just oozes lesbianism. It’s also just frigging fun to watch (I’m biased though) cause I don’t know any other sport that has dance-offs (which are gay) during breaks in the game, do you?

[Editors note: This quiz originally published on April 25, 2018 but has since been updated. Some of the original answers were incorrect due to a mix-up, but they have been updated and all should be well now. We apologize for any confusion!]

Take this quiz so you can show up on the court and hype up your lesbianism to your fellow lesbian basketball players/lovers. And of course, let us know how you did in the comments!

Basketball Trivia

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  1. This former Center didn’t do that bad…
    Thanks for playing!
    Quiz Grade: B
    Score: 13
    Percentage: 87%

  2. Quiz Grade: E
    Score: 6
    Percentage: 40%

    …and that’s just thanks to my awesome guessing skills (or, um, not so awesome in this case?). My scores just keep getting worse :(

  3. I’m getting a lot of E’s on these quizzes.

    Thanks for playing!
    Quiz Grade: E
    Score: 8
    Percentage: 53%

  4. 60% Not bad, but I’m kinda sad I didn’t get the number of the players on the court right….that seemed pretty basic… and yet! Also how did the WNBA not start till 1996, wow! I haven’t kept up with the WNBA since I was a little kid obsessed with the Portland Fire.

  5. It was not looking good after the fifth-last question.

    Then I swept the last four in a row.

    And it was still not looking good.

    Final score: 5 (E)

  6. If I go to a sporting event I’m mostly interested in the snacks.

    Thanks for playing!
    Quiz Grade: D
    Score: 9
    Percentage: 60%

  7. I took it again ;-)
    Now I’m a basketball expert!

    Thanks for playing!
    Quiz Grade: A
    Score: 14
    Percentage: 93%

  8. My girlfriend is a basketball head/coach and knew all but one of these questions Gayest sport indeed!

  9. My girlfriend is a basketball head/coach and knew all but one of these questions. Gayest sport indeed!

  10. Quiz Grade: C
    Score: 11
    Percentage: 73%

    I choose Lisa Leslie a bit too often, I think my bais was showing. lol

  11. I took this the first time and still only managed to get a D this round haha

    My one shining basketball moment came in 6th grade when I somehow managed to win my grade’s March Madness bracket contest despite not knowing anything about basketball or even having a clear idea of what March Madness was. All the boys were so angry.

  12. OK, have to admit I don’t know shit about basketball, or sports period. I got a C, lot of lucky guesses

  13. In sixth grade, despite having no prior knowledge of basketball, I somehow managed to triumph in my class’ March Madness bracket competition.

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