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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30665518 Mark Jackson Mark+Jackson NBA

As a point guard, Mark Jackson was always involved in the play. That makes sense given his nickname.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30665517 David Robinson David+Robinson NBA

David Robinson was widely considered one of the most stand- up guys in the NBA while he played. No doubt his character came from his naval training. His nickname definitely did.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30672928 Gilbert Arenas Gilbert+Arenas NBA

When Gilbert Arenas has his shot going, he can be a marksman. Like a secret agent, he can turn the tide of the game before you realize it.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30665520 Andrei Kirilenko Andrei+Kirilenko NBA

Andrei Kirilenko has always had crazy shooting range. His ability to hit opponents up from beyond the arc and drain a straight- away jump shot earned him this nickname.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30672927 Allen Iverson Allen+Iverson NBA

When a spunky kid out of Georgetown joined the Philadelphia 76ers, the fan base had been asking "Who can cure our woes?" Allen Iverson showed up and provided the answer.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30672929 Artis Gilmore Artis+Gilmore NBA

Artis Gilmore's game was built on power, so his nickname just served as a reminder that he could power through any opponent who stepped to him.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30672998 Glen Davis Glen+Davis NBA

While the nickname might sound gentle, Glen Davis is a tough ballplayer. His size is what makes his nickname an oxymoron.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30672933 Ben Wallace Ben+Wallace NBA

Ben Wallace earned his nickname guarding the basket for the Detroit Pistons during his first stint with the team, from 2000 to 2006. A clever play on Wallace's first name makes his nickname a perfect fit.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30673000 Bryant Reeves Bryant+Reeves NBA

Bryant Reeves came of age in a small town in Oklahoma. Like any country boy, his first glimpse of New York City was an eye-opener, so much so that he earned this nickname from a teammate.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30672937 Kevin Garnett Kevin+Garnett NBA

Current Celtic Kevin Garnett made the jump to the NBA straight from high school, bringing a much-needed sense of excitement to the Minnesota Timberwolves franchise in his rookie season. Garnett's nickname provided an accurate description of why Timberwolves tickets became the hottest thing in town.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30672936 Chris Paul Chris+Paul NBA

Chris Paul has an older brother and a father with the same initials. His nickname is really more of a naming device.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30672940 Mike Fratello Mike+Fratello NBA

Mike Fratello spent years coaching in the NBA. During that time, he developed a nickname that follows him today.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30672935 Chris Andersen Chris+Andersen NBA

Chris Andersen became a fan favorite in Denver for his posturing after throwing down dunks. That same posturing also earned him his nickname.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30673003 Shaquille O' Neal Shaquille+O%27+Neal NBA

Shaquille O'Neal's love of cars might have inspired his nickname. Or maybe it was the way he bulldozed opponents who stepped up to guard him. Either way, it's accurate.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30673004 Hakeem Olajuwon Hakeem+Olajuwon NBA

Hakeem Olajuwon exhibited such smooth movements on the court it seemed as though observers were dreaming watching the moves of this 7-footer.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30673005 Julius Irving Julius+Irving NBA

Julius Erving ushered in the age of personalized nicknames for NBA players. His nickname played off his first name and provided fans with easy name recognition.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30673006 Earl Monroe Earl+Monroe NBA

A pearl is known for being special, extraordinary and beautiful. Those adjectives describe Earl Monroe's skills on the court. That's part of the reason that his nickname stuck with him throughout his playing days.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30665532 Clyde Drexler Clyde+Drexler+ NBA

Slam dunks and dribble drives came easily to Clyde Drexler. That had a lot to do with his nickname.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30673007 Gary Payton Gary+Payton+ NBA

Gary Payton was respected for his defensive prowess during his time in the NBA. Opponents had a difficult time finding space against him. He stuck close to them, just like a glove.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30673008 Vince Carter Vince+Carter NBA

When he entered the NBA, Vince Carter's athletic ability was off the charts. It didn't seem humanly possible for someone to make dunking look so easy. His nickname hinted that he might have some other-worldly ability.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30665533 George Gervin George+Gervin NBA

Before George Gervin played for the San Antonio Spurs, nobody had heard of "the finger roll." Maybe it was his secret move that gave him confidence on the hardwood, but his calm approach is what's behind his nickname.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30665534 Joe Bryant Joe+Bryant NBA

Nicknames are like genes in the Bryant family. Joe Bryant's son Kobe has a fearsome nickname of his own, but Joe's definitely wins the title of most entertaining.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30665535 Jerry West Jerry+West NBA

Jerry West's nickname is self-explanatory. After all, it is West's outline that graces every NBA uniform's logo.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30701187 Karl Malone Karl+Malone NBA

Karl Malone had a history of coming through for the Utah Jazz when he played for them. As one-half of arguably the deadliest pick-and-roll combo in NBA history, Malone got his nickname because he always delivered.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30665538 Chauncey Billups Chauncey+Billups NBA

Chauncey Billups is able to strike fear in the hearts of opposing fans when he gets the ball in the waning minutes of a close game. If his nickname is any indication, Chauncey relishes the opportunity to drain the big shots.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30673010 Pete Maravich Pete+Maravich NBA

Before Ricky Rubio, the NBA had Pete Maravich. His passing ability electrified NBA crowds at the time and opened up a whole new world of possibilities for NBA point guards.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30673011 Charles Barkley Charles+Barkley NBA

Charles Barkley's play elicited respect among his NBA peers. That helped him move up the ranks of basketball's hierarchy, which was the genesis of his nickname.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30673012 Nate Archibald Nate+Archibald NBA

Nate Archibald is one of the great guards in NBA history. A precursor to Allen Iverson, Archibald became known for winding his way through much taller players on the way to the hoop. From those players' perspective, his nickname is fitting.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30672934 Kobe Bryant Kobe+Bryant NBA

When you think of Kobe Bryant, you think of a player who is tenacious, aggressive and one of the most feared opponents. That description holds true for Kobe's nickname namesake as well.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30673013 Lloyd B. Free Lloyd+B.+Free NBA

Metta World Peace (formerly Ron Artest) has this man to look up to. Lloyd Bernard Free pioneered the act of legally changing one's name to a slogan. He's more commonly known by his legal name, which also ties into his nickname from his playing days.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30673015 James Worthy James+Worthy NBA

James Worthy has three championships under his belt. That big- game experience is what led to his nickname.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30701185 Dominique Wilkins Dominique+Wilkins NBA

In his heyday, Dominique Wilkins was "the man." His show stopping dunks garnered lots of media attention and earned him his nickname.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30673018 Tyrone Bogues Tyrone+Bogues NBA

Most basketball fans would draw a blank when asked to identify Tyrone Bogues. However, if his nickname is mentioned, plenty of basketball fans will remember him. Despite his diminutive stature, he maintained a tough, physical presence on the court.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30694357 Earvin Johnson Earvin+Johnson+ NBA

Earvin Johnson's nickname is representative of his playing style. He mastered the art of the no-look, highlight- reel pass. To this day, he is more recognizable by his nickname.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30673019 Anthony Jerome Webb Anthony+Jerome+Webb NBA

American Anthony Jerome Webb played point guard in the NBA for 13 seasons, but his nickname is derived from the infamous Soviet Sputnik space crafts.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30672997 Michael Jordan Michael+Jordan NBA

Before Michael Jordan, the term "highlight reel" was not part of everyday vernacular. After Jordan, it seemed as though his unbelievable athleticism had him flying through the air. Hence the nickname.

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NBA 73 1580 NBA nicknames 30672996 What's in a name? What%27s+in+a+name%3F NBA

Larry Bird racked up a few interesting nicknames in his NBA career. It's not unusual to hear him referred to as Larry Legend, but his handle (what is it?) is definitely one of the most unique nicknames around. Here are a few other current and former NBA stars that have some entertaining monikers.

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