Sports Quiz / Lost the Championship Then Won it

Random Sports or Baseball Quiz

Can you name the teams that lost a championship and won it the next year?

 Plays Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Support Sporcle.
Go Orange.
Score 0/48 Timer 08:00
Championship YearTeamTeams Lost to/Defeated
NBA 1954-55Minneapolis Lakers/
Ft. Wayne Pistons
NBA 1957-58Boston Celtics/
Boston Celtics
NBA 1958-59St. Louis Hawks/
Minneapolis Lakers
NBA 1971-72Los Angeles Lakers/
Los Angeles Lakers
NBA 1978-79Washington Bullets/
Washington Bullets
NBA 1982-83Los Angeles Lakers/
Los Angeles Lakers
NBA 1984-85Boston Celtics/
Boston Celtics
NBA 1985-86Los Angeles Lakers/
Houston Rockets
NBA 1988-89Los Angeles Lakers/
Los Angeles Lakers
NBA 2008-09Boston Celtics/
Orlando Magic
NBA 2011-12Dallas Mavericks/
Oklahoma City Thunder
NBA 2013-14Miami Heat/
Miami Heat
NBA 2015-16Golden State Warriors/
Golden State Warriors
NBA 2016-17Cleveland Cavaliers/
Cleveland Cavaliers
MLB 1906Chicago White Sox/
Detroit Tigers
MLB 1923New York Giants/
New York Giants
MLB 1927St. Louis Cardinals/
Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB 1931Philadelphia Athletics/
Philadelphia Athletics
MLB 1935St Louis Cardinals/
Chicago Cubs
MLB 1940New York Yankees/
Detroit Tigers
MLB 1943St Louis Cardinals/
St Louis Cardinals
MLB 1944New York Yankees/
St Louis Browns
MLB 1956Brooklyn Dodgers/
Brooklyn Dodgers
MLB 1958Milwaukee Braves/
Milwaukee Braves
Championship YearTeamTeams Lost to/Defeated
MLB 1961Pittsburgh Pirates/
Cincinnati Reds
MLB 1970New York Mets/
Cincinnati Reds
MLB 1977Cincinnati Reds/
Los Angeles Dodgers
MLB 1989Los Angeles Dodgers/
San Francisco Giants
MLB 2015San Francisco Giants/
New York Mets
NFL 1934Chicago Bears/
Chicago Bears
NFL 1937Green Bay Packers/
Chicago Bears
NFL 1939New York Giants/
New York Giants
NFL 1943Washington Redskins/
Washington Redskins
NFL 1948Chicago Cardinals/
Chicago Cardinals
NFL 1951Cleveland Browns/
Cleveland Browns
NFL 1954Detroit Lions/
Detroit Lions
NFL 1961Philadelphia Eagles/
New York Giants
NFL 1972Baltimore Colts/
Miami Dolphins
NFL 1973Dallas Cowboys/
Washington Redskins
NFL 2018Philadelphia Eagles/
Los Angeles Rams
NHL 1933Toronto Maple Leafs/
Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL 1943Toronto Maple Leafs/
Boston Bruins
NHL 1950Toronto Maple Leafs/
New York Rangers
NHL 1953Detroit Red Wings/
Boston Bruins
NHL 1956Detroit Red Wings/
Detroit Red Wings
NHL 1968Toronto Maple Leafs/
St Louis Blues
NHL 1984New York Islanders/
New York Islanders
NHL 2009Detroit Red Wings/
Detroit Red Wings

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Log In

From the Vault

Characters in Children's Book Titles

by scarequotes

Reading these book titles makes us feel very young indeed.
Remove Ads.
Support Sporcle.
Get the best of Sporcle when you Go Orange. This ad-free experience offers more features, more stats, and more fun while also helping to support Sporcle. Thank you for becoming a member.

Show Comments


Top Quizzes Today

Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.