NBA Player Nicknames – Part VI (Northwest Division)

NBA Player Nicknames

This is the last in a 6-post series on current NBA player nicknames.

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Iverson

Allen Iverson: A man of many nicknames

Denver Nuggets

Carmelo Anthony – Melo
Marcus Camby – the Cambyman
Yakhouba Diawara – Kooba
Steven Hunter – the Postman
Allen Iverson – AI, the Answer, Jewelz, Me Myself and Iverson, the Third Degree, Bubba Chuck
Linas Kleiza – the Menace, TV-L
Kenyon Martin – K-Mart, Bad Ass Yellow Boy, Sir Dunks-A lot
Eduardo Najera – the Flying Mexican
J.R. Smith – the Prodigy

Minnesota Timberwolves

Corey Brewer – the Drunken Dribbler, C-B, C-Brew
Gerald Green – G-Money, Ice, High-5
Al Jefferson – Big Al
Mark Madsen – the Mad Dog
Craig Smith – Cookie, Cookie Monster, Jax, the Rhino
Sebastian Telfair – Bassy, Seabass, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Seba
Antoine Walker – ‘Toine, Employee #8, A &W

Portland Trailblazers

LaMarcus Aldridge – L-Train, LMA
Steve Blake – Los
Channing Frye – Buffet of Goodness
Jarett Jack – JJ
Darius Miles – D-Miles, the Punisher
Travis Outllaw – Trout
Joel Pryzbilla – the Vanilla Gorilla, Ghostface
Sergio Rodriguez – Spanish Chocolate
Brandon Roy – the Natural, the Golden Boy, B-Roy, the Blade
Martell Webster – the Definition

Luke RidnourFrodo Baggins

Luke Ridnour also answers to the name Frodo

Seattle Supersonics

Nick Collison – Border Collie
Kevin Durant – KD, K-Dog, K-Smoove, the Second Coming
Jeff Green – Green Monster, the Predator
Luke Ridnour – Frodo, the Mop, Cool Hand Luke, Lucky Luke
Mouhamed Sene – Flavor Flav
Robert Swift – Big Redhead
Wally Szczerbiak – Wally World
Kurt Thomas – Dirty
Delonte West – Redz, D-West

Utah Jazz

Carlos Boozer – Booze
Ronnie Brewer – Brewdog
Matt Harpring – the Bulldog
Jason Hart – J-Hart
Andrei Kirilenko – AK-47
Kyle Korver – K2, K-Squared
Mehmet Okur – Memo
Deron Williams – D-Will, Kingpin

 

Part I (Atlantic Division)
Part II (Central Division)
Part III (Southeast Division)
Part IV (Pacific Division)
Part V (Southwest Division)
Part VI (Northwest Division)

NBA Player Nicknames – Part V (Southwest Division)

NBA Player Nicknames

Here is part 5 of the 6-post series of NBA player nicknames.

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Yao Ming
Hey, its Shaquie Chan!

Dallas Mavericks

Jose Juan Barea – JJ
Brandon Bass – B Bass
Erick Dampier – Damp
Desagana Diop – Gana
Josh Howard – J-Ho, Jo-How
Eddie Jones – EJ
Dirk Nowitzki – Diggler
Jerry Stackhouse – Stack
Jason Terry – JT, the Jet

Houston Rockets

Rafer Alston – Skip to My Lou
Shane Battier – Alien Nation
Aaron Brooks – AB
Steve Francis – Stevie Franchise
Mike James – Pit Bull
Tracy McGrady – T-Mac
Yao Ming – the Dynasty, the Wall, the Great Wall, Shaqie Chan
Dikembe Mutombo – Mt Mutombo
Bonzi Wells – the Bonz

New Orleans Hornets

Hilton Armstrong – Hungry Hungry Hilton
Rasual Butler – Sual Bop
Chris Paul – CP3
Morris Peterson – Mo-Pete, MP3
David West – D-West, the X-Factor, DX
Julian Wright – Ju-Ju, Raptor

Tim Duncan
The Big Fundamental aka Groundhog Day lays the ball in over the Caveman as the Red Rocket, Mr. Longoria and Q-Ross look on.

San Antonio Spurs

Brent Barry – Bones
Matt Bonner – the Red Rocket
Tim Duncan – the Big Fundamental, Timmay, Groundhog Day
Francisco Elson – Geico
Manu Ginobili – Gino, El Contusion
Robert Horry – Big Shot Bob, Big Shot Rob
Fabricio Oberto – Fabio
Tony Parker – TP, Mr. Longoria

Memphis Grizzlies

Brian Cardinal – the Janitor, the Custodian
Mike Conley – Money Mike
Pau Gasol – the Meal Ticket, Picasso, PG, Spanish Fly
Darko Milicic – Donny Darko, the Human Victory Cigar
Juan Carlos Navarro – La Bomba
Stromile Swift – Stro
Hakim Warrick – Hak, Helicopter

**** Part VI coming soon.

Part I (Atlantic Division)
Part II (Central Division)
Part III (Southeast Division)
Part IV (Pacific Division)
Part V (Southwest Division)
Part VI (Northwest Division)

NBA Player Nicknames – Part IV (Pacific Division)

Here is part 4 of the 6-post series of NBA player nicknames.

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Chris Kaman aka the Caveman

Chris Kaman is “The Caveman”

Golden State Warriors

Kelenna Azubuike – Buike (Booky)
Marco Belinelli – Beli
Andris Biedrins – Dre
Austin Croshere – Cro
Baron Davis – B-Diddy, Boom Dizzle, B-Dazzled, Too Easy, the Baron
Monta Ellis – the Mississippi Bullet
Troy Hudson – T-Hud
Steven Jackson – Action, Captain Jack
Sarunas Jaikevicius – Jazzy Cabbages
Mickael Pietrus – MP2, Air France

Los Angeles Clippers

Elton Brand – E-B, E-Beasie
Sam Cassell – Sam I Am
Chris Kaman – the Caveman, Shaggy, the Zombie, Crazy Clown
Cuttino Mobley – Cat
Ruben Patterson – The Kobe Stopper, the Nanny Stopper
Quinton Ross – Q-Ross
Tim Thomas – T-Tom
Aaron Williams – A-Train

Los Angeles Lakers

Andrew Bynum – Socks, the A-Train
Kobe Bryant – the Black Mamba, KB-24, Kob-Me
Jordan Farmar – J-Farm
Derek Fisher – Fish, D-Fish
Lamar Odom – the Goods, Odominator
Vladimir Radmanovic – Radman
Luke Walton – Little Wheats

Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant
Hair Canada vs. the Black Mamba

Phoenix Suns

Leandro Barbosa – Leandrinho, the Brazilian Bomber, LB
Boris Diaw – 3D
Grant Hill – G-Money
Shawn Marion – the Matrix
Steve Nash – Nashty, Hair Canada
Eric Piatkowski – the Polish Rifle
Amare Stoudamire – Stat
Alando Tucker – Doe

Sacramento Kings

Sharef Abdur-Rahim – Reef
Ron Artest – RonRon, TruWarrior
Mike Bibby – Bib
Francisco Garcia – Latin Assassin, Frank
Spencer Hawes – Hee
Kevin Martin – Kid N Play, K-Mart, K-Money
John Salmons – Buck
Kenny Thomas – K9

**** Part V coming soon.

Part I (Atlantic Division)
Part II (Central Division)
Part III (Southeast Division)
Part IV (Pacific Division)
Part V (Southwest Division)
Part VI (Northwest Division)

NBA Player Nicknames – Part III (Southeast Division)

Here is part 3 of the 6-post series of NBA player nicknames.

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Shaq

Wilt Chamberneezy?

Atlanta Hawks

Josh Childress – J-Chill
Al Horford – the Dominican Stallion, Horf
Joe Johnson – Joe Cool, JJ
Acie Law – Captain Clutch
Josh Smith – J-Smoove

Charlotte Bobcats

Matt Carroll – the Hammer
Jared Dudley – Studley, Junkyard Dog
Raymond Felton – Felts
Othella Harrington – the Big O
Sean May – Manboobs
Jeff McInnis – McNasty, J-Mac, the Maestro
Nazr Mohammed – the Prophet
Adam Morrison – Stache, Pornstache, Mo, Ammo
Emeka Okafor – EO50, Blackula
Jason Richardson – J-Rich
Gerald Wallace – G-Force, Crash

Miami Heat

Mark Blount – Big Basic
Daequan Cook – the Chef
Ricky Davis – Get Buckets, Grits N Gravy, Slick Rick
Udonis Haslem – U-D, Udominator
Luke Jackson – Cool Hand Luke
Alonzo Mourning – Zo
Shaquille O’Neal – Shaq, the Diesel, Shaq-Fu, Big Aristotle, Wilt Chamberneezy, Officer Shaq, Big Daddy
Dwyane Wade – D-Wade, Flash
Jason Williams – J-Dub, J-Will, White Chocolate

Orlando Magic

Carlos Arroyo – Carlitos
Tony Battie – Batman
Keyon Dooling – KD
Adonal Foyle – the Cobra
Dwight Howard – D12, Thunder, Man Child, Thundercat, D-Bo
Rashard Lewis – Young Fella, Sweet Lew
Jameer Nelson – Lightning
JJ Reddick – the Poet
Hedo Turkoglu – Glu

Glbert Arenas aka Agent Zero

Agent Zero, Hibachi, Nacho, the Black President or just Gil?

Washington Wizards

Gilbert Arenas – Agent Zero, Hibachi, Gil, Nacho, Agent Arenas, the Black President
Andray Blatche – Bulletproof, Cabbage Blatche
Caron Butler – Tough Juice, Caronimo
Brendan Haywood – Baby Huey
Eton Thomas – Uncle Eton
Nick Young – Bean Burrito

**Part IV Coming Soon…

Part I (Atlantic Division)
Part II (Central Division)
Part III (Southeast Division)
Part IV (Pacific Division)
Part V (Southwest Division)
Part VI (Northwest Division)

NBA Player Nicknames – Part II (Central Division)

Here is part 2 of the 6-post series of NBA player nicknames. If you missed Part I, (Atlantic Division), click here. I will compile all nicknames and give my thoughts once all 6 posts are complete.

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Tyrus Thomas
Free Money aka TNT aka T-Time

Chicago Bulls

Luol Deng – the Man from Sudan
Chris Duhon – Du
Ben Gordon – Gentle Ben, Madison Square Gordon, Air Gordon
Adrian Griffin – the Hawk
Kirk Hinrich – Captain Kirk
Joakim Noah – Dr. No, the Noble One
Andres Nocioni – Chapu, Noch
Tyrus Thomas – Free Money, TNT, T-Time
Ben Wallace – Big Ben, Beast from the East

Cleveland Cavs

Daniel Gibson – Boobie
Drew Gooden – the Truth (he claims this was his before Pierce!), the Big Drizzle
Larry Hughes – Smooth
Zydrunas Ilgauskus – Big Z, the Riddler, the Wall
Lebron James – King James, Bron Bron, LBJ, the Chosen One
Damon Jones – the Specialist, DJ
Donyell Marshall – D-Marsh, Yell
Eric Snow – E-Snow, the Snowman
Anderson Varejao – Wild Thing

Detroit Pistons

Aaron Afflalo – Afflalo Creed
Chauncey Billups – Mr. Big Shot
Richard Hamilton – Rip
Walter Herrmann – Fabio
Lindsey Hunter – the Hunter
Jason Maxiell – J-Max, Mad Max
Antonio McDyess – Dice
Ronald Murry – Flip
Tayshaun Prince – Prince of the Palace, Tay
Rodney Stuckey – RS3, Hot Rod
Rasheed Wallace – Sheed, Roscoe

Indiana Pacers

Marquis Daniels – Quis
Mike Dunleavy – the Natural
Danny Granger – Danny G
Jermaine O’Neal – JO
Kareem Rush – K-Rush
Jamaal Tinsley – Mel Mel the Abuser

Yi Jianlian aka the Chairman
The Chairman faces up against some tough defense… a chair.

Milwaukee Bucks

Andrew Bogut – Bogey, Bogues
Dan Gadzuric – the Flying Dutchman, Big Dan
Royal Ivey – Cheese
Yi Jianlian – the Chairman
Desmond Mason- the Cowboy, D-Mase
Michael Redd – Redd Hot, Silky
Bobby Simmons – Chinese Food
Charlie Villanueva – Skillanueva, CV, CV3, C-Elite, Big Smooth

**Part III Coming Soon…

Part I (Atlantic Division)
Part II (Central Division)
Part III (Southeast Division)
Part IV (Pacific Division)
Part V (Southwest Division)
Part VI (Northwest Division)

NBA Player Nicknames – Part I (Atlantic Division)

This will be the first in a 6-post series on NBA player nicknames. Up today… the Atlantic Division.

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Jason Kidd aka J-Kidd.jpgJerome James aka Big Snacks
“JKidd” may be a future Hall of Famer, but his nickname is no match for “Big Snacks”

Boston Celtics

Ray Allen – Jesus, RayRay, Sugar
Glen Davis – Big Baby
Kevin Garnett – the Big Ticket, the Kid, KG
Eddie House – E-House, E-Money
Kendrick Perkins – Perk, Swamp Thang
Paul Pierce – the Truth
James Posey – the X-Factor
Brian Scalabrine – Veal, Scal

New Jersey Nets

Vince Carter – Vinsanity, Half-man Half-amazing, VC, Air Canada
Richard Jefferson – RJ
Jason Kidd – J-Kidd, Mr. Triple Double
Nenad Krstic – Curly, Ballistic Krstic
Jamal Magloire – the Big Cat
Bostjan Nachbar – Boki

New York Knicks

Eddy Curry – E-City
Jerome James – Big Snacks
Fred Jones – Indiana Jones
David Lee – Da White Howard
Stephon Marbury – Starbury
Zach Randolph – Z-Bo
Quentin Richardson – Q-Rich
Malik Rose – Shaq of the NAC
Nate Robinson – Nate the Great

Philadelphia 76ers

Samuel Dalembert – the Haitian Sensation
Reggie Evans – the Collector
Andre Iguodala – AI 2.0, Iggy
Kyle Korver – K2, K-Squared
Andre Miller – the Penguin

Garbajosa and Calderon

Ocho Special y Garbo

Toronto Raptors

Andrea Bargnani – Il Mago
Maceo Baston – Wide Mouth
Chris Bosh – CB4
Jose Calderon – the Ocho, Ocho Special
Juan Dixon – Da Juan
TJ Ford – the Little Engine, Texas Tornado
Jorge Garbajosa – Garbo
Kris Humpries – K-Hump, Humpty-Hump, Hump
Jamario Moon – the Screwdriver, Super Jamario
Rasho Nesterovic – ShoSho
Anthony Parker – AP

**Part II Coming Soon…

Part I (Atlantic Division)
Part II (Central Division)
Part III (Southeast Division)
Part IV (Pacific Division)
Part V (Southwest Division)
Part VI (Northwest Division)