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The Best Basketball Nicknames

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“Air Jordan” - Michael Jordan Report Abuse
Another iconic nickname, the moniker described his gravity defying, above the rim game and also became one of the most successful marketing campaigns ever.
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Your A BEAST
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Dr. J - Julius Erving Report Abuse
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You are the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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"The Answer" - Allen Iverson Report Abuse
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“Magic” - Earvin Johnson Report Abuse
You know a nickname is good when many people don't know the person's real first name. It fit like a glove, Johnson's eye popping game can only be described as magic.
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The King - Lebron James Report Abuse
121 points - added 10 years ago by sleepy - 1 comment
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also known as: King James; Chosen One; 'Bron 'Bron
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Vinceanity- Vince Carter Report Abuse
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Half-Man, Half-Amazing, Air Carter, Air Canada, Human Highlight Film Part 2, Elevador Man...
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Flash - Dwayne Wade Report Abuse
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“Chocolate Thunder” - Darryl Dawkins Report Abuse
This may be the best nickname period. Find me one person who doesn't smile at the phrase Chocolate Thunder? Dawkins threw down monster dunks - hence the Thunder. He was African-American, hence the Chocolate.
104 points - added 11 years ago by pxc0 - 1 comment
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Double D, Master of Disaster
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“The Mailman” - Karl Malone Report Abuse
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Clyde "The Glide" Drexler Report Abuse
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The Black Mamba - Kobe Bryant Report Abuse
He's black.
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The Mail Man - Karl Malone Report Abuse
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The Truth - Paul Pierce Report Abuse
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“Pistol Pete” - Pete Maravich Report Abuse
Its sounds Bad Ass and was a dead on description. Pete was dangerous on the court, sometimes for his own team. It captured his danger and unpredictability.
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Iggy Wiggy- Andre Iguodala Report Abuse
Cause he's a gangsta
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The Ghost in the Post - Tom Reddie Report Abuse
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"The Iceman" - George Gervin Report Abuse
For the man with one of the smoothest games ever comes one of the suavest nicknames ever. The bonus with having nickname like this is you know you're cool - no nerdy guy will ever be called Iceman
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The Big Fundamental - Tim Duncan Report Abuse
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Human Highlight Reel - Domnique Wilkens Report Abuse
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"The Great Wall of Kentucky" - John Wall Report Abuse
Almost guaranteed to be no.1 draft pick 2010. Freakishly athletic and an awesome vertical. Has the chance to be a perennial all-star and one of the best PG's in the game.
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Air Canada - Vince Carter Report Abuse
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Mr. Big Shot - Chauncey Billups Report Abuse
He is clutch.
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Muggsy - Tyrone Bogues Report Abuse
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"The Dream" -- Hakeem Olajuwon Report Abuse
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Akron Hammer- Lebron James Report Abuse
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InVINCEable- VInce Carter Report Abuse
Cant stop him
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"Lin-sanity" Jeremy Lin Report Abuse
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"Darantula" - Kevin Durant Report Abuse
I don't think more needs to be said
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One of the most versatile players in this generation. You gotta be careful before this dangerous spider attacks.
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Akron Hammer- LeBron James Report Abuse
he from akron and he hammers the ball
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mamba Report Abuse
kobe
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Reign Man - Shawn Kemp Report Abuse
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how can this be number 35?
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Agent Zero - Gilbert Arenas Report Abuse
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Kyrie "Uncle Drew" Irving Report Abuse
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White Chocolate- Jason Williams Report Abuse
He is one of the most underated point guard
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I miss him
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The Glove - Gary Payton Report Abuse
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Air France Report Abuse
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Michael Pietrus
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Doc - Glenn Rivers Report Abuse
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The Diesel - Shaquille O'Neal Report Abuse
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The Matrix - Shawn Marion Report Abuse
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The Human Eraser - Marvin Webster Report Abuse
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Kodi Brown - Spaceman chode Report Abuse
because he reaches the moon
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The Black Mamba Kobe Bryant Report Abuse
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T-MAC- Tracy McGrady Report Abuse
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Big Baby - Glenn Davis Report Abuse
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Dave"The Skywalker"Thompson Report Abuse
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"Round Mound of Rebound" - Barkley Report Abuse
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Dr. Dunkenstein - Darrell Griffith Report Abuse
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Rifleman - Chuck Person Report Abuse
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The Chosen One Report Abuse
Lebron James
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Grandma-ma - Larry Johnson Report Abuse
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The Worm - Dennis Rodman Report Abuse
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C-Rich Carmelo Anthony Report Abuse
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The Admiral - David Robinson Report Abuse
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The Chief - Robert Parrish Report Abuse
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Quinn Tuplets Report Abuse
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Tree - Wayne Rollins Report Abuse
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Sweet D - Walter Davis Report Abuse
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The Owl Without a Vowel - Bill Mlkvy Report Abuse
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The Microwave - Vinnie Johnson Report Abuse
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Plastic Man - Stacey Augmon Report Abuse
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Birdman - Chris Anderson Report Abuse
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Man of Steel, Shaquille O'Neal Report Abuse
It even rhymes! You got to love that
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Super Mario - Chalmers Report Abuse
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The Big Handsome-Cody Zeller Report Abuse
Good and Pretty boy swag
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Penny Hardaway - Afarnee Hardaway Report Abuse
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Chocolate Thunder - Darryl Dawkins Report Abuse
Also Known as; Double D, Mr. Dunk, Master of Disaster
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Jesus Shuttlesworth - Ray Allen Report Abuse
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Knockdown Marshall=Terrence Marshall Report Abuse
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THE BIG TICKET-KEVIN GARNETT Report Abuse
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Third boy : kolbe bryrant Report Abuse
Because he takes mostly threes but misses most of them
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learn how to spell first of all
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