MC 5IVE asked in SportsBasketball · 1 decade ago

Pleas etell me all nba player nickname. Example Garnet = Big ticket.AS much as you can?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    I could list a bunch, but I'd really just recommend this Wikipedia page. It has hundreds of them:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_basketball_ni...

  • 1 decade ago

    Ok bro, these are all off the top of my head...here goes:

    Michael Jordan - Air Jordan

    Erving Johnson - Magic

    Tim Duncan - Big Fundamental

    Xavier McDaniel - The X Man

    Paul Pierce - The Truth

    Vinny Johnson - The Microwave

    Shaq- The Diesel

    George Gerving - The Ice Man

    Dwanye Wade - Flash

    Isaiah Thomas - Zeke

    Tracy Mcgrady- T-Mac

    Wilt Chamberlain - The Stilt

    Vince Carter- Air Canada, Vincanity

    Karl Malone-The Mailman

    Darryl Dawkins - Chocolate Thunder or Dr. Dunkenstein

    Hakeem Olajuwon - The Dream

    David Robinson - The Admiral

    Shawn Marion - The Matrix

    Carmello Anthony - Mello

    Allen Iverson - The Answer

    Rasheed Wallace - Weed

    Alonzo Mourning - Zo

  • 1 decade ago

    Vinsanity, King James, Sam I Am, The Glove, Penny, The Answer, The Big Diesel, Gil, Starbury, T-Mac, Zo, The Cat, MoPete, Stack, G-Force, Mighty Mouse, Stro, Tractor, Sheed, C-Webb, The Matrix, The Mamba, STAT, CB4, K-Mart, The Blonde Bomber, The Cambyman, Captain Kirk, D-Wade, Dynasty, E-City, Flash, The Future, J-Rich, Melo, The Rain Man, Redd Hot, Kandi Man,

  • 1 decade ago

    I will list all that I know:

    Michael Jordan - His Airness, G.O.A.T, Air Jordan

    Tim Duncan - Big Fundamental

    Paul Pierce - The Truth

    Shaq- Superman

    Dwanye Wade - Flash

    Tracy Mcgrady- T-Mac

    Vince Carter- Half man, Half amazing

    Karl Malone-The Mailman

    Hakeem Olajuwon - The Dream

    Shawn Marion - The Matrix

    if i think of anymore i will post again. hope this helps.

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  • irish
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    4 years ago

    Bill Laimbeer Nickname

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    allen iverson=a.i

    ray allen=smooth

    tim duncan=big fundamental

    shaquelle o'neal=diesel

    kenny smith=jet

    robert horry=mr.bigshot

    paul pierce=the truth

    michael jordan=airness

    gilbert arenas=agent zero

    amare stadoumire=gorilla

    lebron james=king james

    rasheed wallace=sheed

    ben wallace=big ben

    karl malone=the mailman

    kieth van horn=summer mailman

    ervin johnson=magic

    reggie miller=miller time

    david robenson=the admiral

    dwayne wade=flash

    kobe bryant=ballhug

    dan majerlie=thunder dan

    tracey Mcgrady=tmac

    carmelo anthony=melo

    chris webber=c-webb

  • 1 decade ago

    duncan-bigfunadmental (td)

    shaq-diesel, big aristotle

    wade-flash

    carter-half man half amazing

    pierce-truth

    iverson-answer

    kg-big ticket

    josh smith-j smoove

    payton-glove

    mutombo-mount mutombo

    malone0mailman

    kemp-reignman

    yao-great wall

    tmac-tmac

    francis-franchise

    jwill-white chocolate

    arenas-agent zero

    jordan-air

    melo-melo

    lebron-king james

  • 1 decade ago

    * "3D" - Boris Diaw (After his jersey number, and his 3-Dimensional play), Dennis Scott (For his 3 point shooting ability)

    * "A-Train" - Vin Baker and Artis Gilmore

    * "The Admiral" – David Robinson (he played at Annapolis, and served in the United States Navy for two years after graduation before being allowed to play in the NBA)

    * "Action Jackson" - Stephen Jackson (For his on and off court fights and confrontations)

    * "Agent Zero" - Gilbert Arenas

    * "A.I." – Allen Iverson (his initials)

    * "A.I. 2" – Andre Iguodala (his initials plus the two, since Allen Iverson is the original AI)

    * "Air Canada" - Vince Carter (when he played for the Toronto Raptors)

    * "Air Jordan" - Michael Jordan

    * "Air Zaire" – Dikembe Mutombo

    * "Air France"- Mickaël Piétrus

    * "Air Gordon"- Ben Gordon (a play on the nickname Air Jordan for Michael Jordan)

    * "AK-47" – Andrei Kirilenko; after his initials, jersey number, and with a play on the famous Soviet assault rifle (which was coincidentally designed in his birthplace of Izhevsk)

    * "The Answer" – Allen Iverson

    * "Ap" - Anthony Parker

    * "BD" - Baron Davis (his initials)

    * "B-Diddy" - Baron Davis

    * "Baby Al" - Al Harrington

    * "Baby Shaq" – Sofoklis Schortsanitis, from his alleged resemblance to Shaquille O'Neal, plus he is slightly smaller size than O'Neal

    * "The Band-Aid"- Vince Ford Assistant Equipment Manager Memphis Grizzlies

    * "The Basketball Jesus" – Larry Bird

    * "B-Dazzled" - Baron Davis

    * "B-Roy" - Brandon Roy

    * "Big-O" – Oscar Robertson

    * "Big Al" – Al Jefferson

    * "The Big Aristotle" – Shaquille O'Neal

    * "Big Ben" – Ben Wallace

    * "The Big Bust" - Sam Bowie

    * "The Big Cat" - Jamaal Magloire

    * "Big Country" – Bryant Reeves

    * "The Big Diesel" – Shaquille O'Neal

    * "The Big Dipper" – Wilt Chamberlain

    * "Big Dog" – Glenn Robinson and Antoine Carr

    * "The Big Fundamental" – Tim Duncan

    * "Big Game James" – James Worthy

    * "Big Nasty" - Corliss Williamson

    * "Big Red" – Arvydas Sabonis

    * "Big Shot Rob"[1] – Robert Horry

    * "The Big Smooth" – Sam Perkins

    * "Big Smooth" - Charlie Villanueva

    * "Biedrs" (Latvian for "Partner") - Andris Biedrins

    * "Big Snacks" - Jerome James

    * "Big Sofo" – Sofoklis Schortsanitis

    * "The Big Ticket" – Kevin Garnett

    * "Brazilian Blur"- Leandro Barbosa

    * "Biggie"- Damon Stoudamire (because...just because)

    * "Big Z" - Zydrunas Ilgauskas

    * "Bird Man" - Chris Andersen

    * "The Mamba" - Kobe Bryant

    * "The Black President" - Gilbert Arenas

    * "The Brazilian Beast" - Nenê

    * "Bron Bron" - LeBron James

    * "Boom Dizzle" - Baron Davis

    * "Boobie" - Daniel Gibson

    * "The Blonde Bomber" - Dirk Nowitzki

    * "Buffet of Goodness" - Channing Frye (he has described himself as a buffet of goodness because of his all around skills)

    * "Buc The World" - Greg Buckner

    * "Bulletproof" - Baron Davis (Since his body is so hard to stop on the basketball court)

    * "The Cambyman" - Marcus Camby

    * "The Captain" – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    * "Captain Crunch" - Jalen Rose

    * "Captain Kirk" - Kirk Hinrich

    * "The Cat" - Cuttino Mobley

    * "CB4" - Chris Bosh

    * "Chapu" - Andrés Nocioni

    * "The Chief" – Robert Parish (after the mute, expressionless character in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest)

    * "Chocolate Thunder" – Darryl Dawkins

    * "The Chosen One" - LeBron James

    * "Clyde" – Walt Frazier (after the film Bonnie and Clyde, due to his flamboyant clothes)

    * "Clyde the Glide" – Clyde Drexler

    * "CP3" - Chris Paul

    * "Crash" - Gerald Wallace (because of his physical play in blocking and rebounding)

    * "The Croatian Sensation" – Toni Kukoč; rhyming play on his Croatian origin

    * "The Custodian"- Brian Cardinal (because he cleans up)

    * "C-Webb" - Chris Webber

    * "D12" - Dwight Howard

    * "The Daily Double" - Dwight Howard (for his consistent scoring and rebounding)

    * "Damp" - Erick Dampier

    * "Det the Threat" – Detlef Schrempf

    * "Diesel" – Shaquille O'Neal

    * "The Dinka Dunker" - Manute Bol

    * "D-Marsh" - Donyell Marshall

    * "D-Miles" - Darius Miles

    * "D-Wade" – Dwyane Wade

    * "D-West" - Delonte West

    * "Dr. Dunkenstein" - Darrell Griffith

    * "Dr. J" – Julius Erving

    * "Dr. Smooth"- David Emami

    * "Dollar Bill" – Bill Bradley

    * "The Dream" – Hakeem Olajuwon

    * "Du" - Chris Duhon]

    * "The Dunking Dutchman" – Rik Smits

    * "Dynasty" – Yao Ming; given by ex-teammate Steve Francis, pertaining to the Ming Dynasty

    * "E-City" - Eddy Curry

    * "Earl the Pearl" – Earl Monroe

    * "The East Coast Assassin" - Gilbert Arenas

    * "EJ" - Eddie Jones; because of his initials

    * "El Contusione" – Manu Ginobili

    * "Employee Number 8" - Antoine Walker

    * "EO50" - Emeka Okafor (his number in college and the pros is 50)

    * "E.T." - Sam Cassell

    * "Fabio" - Walter Herrmann

    * "Fat" - Eddy Curry

    * "Felts" - Raymond Felton

    * "Flash" - Dwyane Wade; named after a superhero: Flash

    * "Flash" - Darrell Armstrong

    * "Flip" - Ronald Murray

    * "Floppy" - Manu Ginobili

    * "The Future" -Carmelo Anthony

    * "Get Buckets" - Ricky Davis

    * "G-Force" - Gerald Wallace

    * "Garbage Man" - Michael Bradley

    * "Ghostface" - Joel Przybilla

    * "Gil" - Gilbert Arenas

    * "The Glove" – Gary Payton (for his defensive play)

    * "G.P." - Gary Payton

    * "God" – Michael Jordan

    * "Gollum" – Sam Cassell (from Charles Barkley)

    * "Grandmama" - Larry Johnson (from his role in a series of Converse commercials in which he portrayed his own grandmother)

    * "The Great Wall of China" – Yao Ming

    * "Grits N Gravy" - Ricky Davis

    * "H2O" – Allan Houston (after his jersey number)

    * "Hair Canada" – Steve Nash (before he changed his hairstyle to a crewcut)

    * "Half Man, Half Amazing" - Vince Carter (after his performance in the 2000 dunk contest)

    * "The Hammer" - Matt Carroll

    * "Hedo" or "Hido" - Hidayet Türkoğlu

    * "Hibachi" - Gilbert Arenas

    * "His Airness" – Michael Jordan

    * "His Heinous" – Bill Laimbeer

    * "The Hick from French Lick" – Larry Bird

    * "Hoffa" - Rafael Araújo

    * "Hondo" - John Havlicek (after the John Wayne movie)

    * "Hot Plate" - John Sam Williams, normally referred to as simply John Williams; nickname from his large girth, and to distinguish him from John "Hot Rod" Williams. Both of these John Williamses entered the NBA in 1986 from colleges in Louisiana ("Hot Plate" from LSU, "Hot Rod" from Tulane).

    * "Hot Rod" - Rodney Hundley and later John Williams (not to be confused with John "Hot Plate" Williams)

    * "Huckleberry Finn in basketball shorts" - Kirk Hinrich (As described in his predraft workouts)

    * "The Human Eraser" – Marvin Webster

    * "The Human Highlight Film" – Dominique Wilkins

    * "The Iceman" – George Gervin

    * "Iggy" - Andre Iguodala

    * "Indiana Jones" - Fred Jones (plays for the Indiana Pacers)

    * "The question" - Derrick ireland(cause of the way he plays you never know just how to stick him)

    * "LBJ" - LeBron James

    * "J-Chill" - Josh Childress

    * "J-Dub" - Jason Williams

    * "J-Smoove" - Josh Smith

    * "Jazzy Cabbages" - Sarunas Jasikevicius (Given by NBA coach, Don Nelson, since Sarunas' last name is hard to prounounce.)

    * "The Jester" - Gilbert Arenas

    * "The Jet" - Jason Terry and Kenny Smith

    * "J-Rich" - Jason Richardson

    * "J. Will" - Jason Williams

    * "J.J." - Joe Johnson

    * "Joe Cool" - Joe Johnson

    * "J.T. Money"-Jason Terry

    * "Jungle Jim" – Jim Loscutoff

    * "Junk Yard Dog" – Jerome Williams (for his willingness to do the dirty work)

    * "Kandi Man" - Michael Olowokandi

    * "KG" – Kevin Garnett (his initials)

    * "Kid n' Play"-Kevin Martin

    * "Kid Canada" - Steve Nash

    * "Killer" – Reggie Miller

    * "King James" - LeBron James

    * "King of Clutch" - Reggie Miller

    * "King of Dullness" - Tim Duncan

    * "K-Mart" - Kenyon Martin

    * "K-Money" (K$) - Kevin Martin

    * "The Kobe Stopper" - Ruben Patterson (based on his defensive performances on Kobe Bryant)\

    * "Ko-Me" - Kobe Bryant

    * "The Lethal Lithuanian" - Žydrūnas Ilgauskas

    * "Little Ben" - Ben Gordon

    * "Little General" - Avery Johnson

    * "Little New York"- Carmelo Anthony

    * "LJ" - Larry Johnson

    * "(The) L-Train" - Lionel Simmons

    * "L-Train" - Lamarcus Aldridge

    * "Larry Legend" – Larry Bird

    * "Le Roi" (French for "The King") - Antoine Rigaudeau

    * "Lu" - Luol Deng

    * "Mad Dog" – Mark Madsen

    * "Madison Square Gordon" – Ben Gordon

    * "Magic" – Earvin Johnson

    * "Il Mago"-Andrea Bargnani

    * "The Mailman" – Karl Malone ("a mailman always delivers")

    * "The Man Child" -Dwight Howard

    * "Marijuana Mouse" - Damon Stoudamire

    * "The Matrix" – Shawn Marion (after the film)

    * "The Mayor" – Fred Hoiberg; given to him by his Iowa State teammates because of his extraordinary popularity in the school's home city of Ames, Iowa, where he was raised

    * "The Meal Ticket"- Pau Gasol

    * "The Meeks" - Chamique Holdsclaw, Semeka Randall, and Tamika Catchings; used when all three were teammates at the University of Tennessee

    * "Melo" - Carmelo Anthony

    * "The Microwave" – Vinnie Johnson ("gets hot instantly")

    * "Mighty Mouse" - Damon Stoudamire

    * "Miller Time" - Reggie Miller

    * "The Ming Dynasty" - Yao Ming

    * "Miracle" - Milt Palacio

    * "Mr. 4th Quarter" - Ben Gordon (for his 4th quarter heroics)

    * "Mr. Big Shot" - Chauncey Billups

    * "Mr. Clutch" – Jerry West

    * "Mr. Incredible" - Mike Dunleavy

    * "MJ" – Michael Jordan

    * "Monster Mash" – Jamal Mashburn; a play on his surname with the Bobby Pickett song, "Monster Mash"

    * "Moochie" - Martyn Norris

    * "Mookie" - Daron Blaylock

    * "MoPete" - Morris Peterson

    * "MP2" - Mickaël Piétrus

    * "Moore Bang For Your Buckets" - Mikki Moore

    * "Nash Daddy" – Steve Nash

    * "Nashty" - Steve Nash

    * "The Natural" - Brandon Roy

    * "Nick at Night" - Nick Van Exel

    * "Nick the Quick" – Nick Van Exel

    * "Noch" - Andres Nocioni

    * "Not in my house"- Dikembe Mutombo

    * "Oh My Bosh!!" – Chris Bosh

    * "The Owl without a Vowel" – Bill Mlkvy

    * "P Double" - Paul Pierce

    * "Penny" - Anfernee Hardaway

    * "Pip" - Scottie Pippen

    * "Pistol Pete" – Pete Maravich

    * "Pitchin' Paul" – Paul Arizin

    * "Pit Bull" – Mike James

    * "Plastic Man" - Stacey Augmon

    * "The Prince of Darkness" – Bill Laimbeer

    * "Q" - Quentin Richardson

    * "Q-Rich" - Quentin Richardson

    * "The Rain Man" – Ray Allen (His shots always drip, like rain)

    * "Rampant Ron" - Ron Artest

    * "The Red Rocket" - Matt Bonner

    * "Redd Hot" - Michael Redd

    * "Rambo" - Marco_Belinelli

    * "Redz" - Delonte West

    * "Reef" - Shareef Abdur-Rahim

    * "The Reignman" – Shawn Kemp

    * "Rip" - Richard Hamilton

    * "Ron Ron" – Ron Artest

    * "Rooney" - Šarūnas Marčiulionis

    * "Roscoe" - Rasheed Wallace

    * "The Round Mound of Rebound" – Charles Barkley

    * "R-Wall" - Rasheed Wallace

    * "Saba" or "Sabas" - Arvydas Sabonis

    * "Sam I Am" - Sam Cassell

    * "Saras" or "Sharas" - Šarūnas Jasikevičius

    * "Shaq" - Shaquille O'Neal

    * "Shaquie Chan" – Yao Ming, a play on the names of basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal and Chinese actor and martial artist Jackie Chan

    * "Sheed" – Rasheed Wallace

    * "The Show" - Harold Arceneaux

    * "Silk" – Jamaal Wilkes

    * "Sir Charles" – Charles Barkley

    * "Skip to My Lou" – Rafer Alston

    * "Smooth" - Larry Hughes

    * "Spanish Chocolate" – Sergio Rodriguez

    * "Speedy" – Craig Claxton

    * "Spider" – John Salley

    * "Spud" - Spud Webb

    * "The Stache" – Adam Morrison

    * "Starbury" – Stephon Marbury

    * "STAT" - Amare Stoudemire (Standing Tall and Talented)

    * "The Stro Show" - Stromile Swift

    * "Stevie Franchise" - Steve Francis

    * "Studley" - Jared Dudley

    * "Sugar" - Ray Allen

    * "Tee Bee" - Terrell Brandon

    * "Texas Tornado"- TJ Ford

    * "Thunder Dan" – Dan Majerle

    * "The robber" - Derrick Ireland

    * "The Man from Sudan" - Luol Deng

    * "Tim Bug" – Tim Hardaway

    * "Tiny" – Nate Archibald

    * "T-Mac" - Tracy McGrady

    * "Too Easy" - Baron Davis

    * "Tough Juice" - Caron Butler

    * "T.P." - Tony Parker

    * "T-Tom" - Tim Thomas

    * "The Baby Maker" - Shawn Kemp

    * "The Glove" – Gary Payton (his defense "held" opponents like a "baseball in a glove")

    * "The Tractor" – Robert Traylor

    * "The Truth" – Paul Pierce

    * "The Veal" - Brian Scalabrine

    * "The Vanilla Gorilla" - Joel Przybilla

    * "Uncle Cliffy" - Cliff Robinson

    * "Vinsanity" – Vince Carter

    * "Virgin Man" - A.C. Green

    * "Wally World" - Wally Szczerbiak

    * "White Chocolate" – Jason Williams

    * "The White Guy on the Kinicks" - Travis Knight

    * "The (Current) White Guy on the Knicks" - David Lee

    * "White Mike" – Mike Miller

    * "Wild Thing" - Anderson Varejão

    * "Wilt the Stilt" – Wilt Chamberlain

    * "Wince" – Vince Carter (For his tendency to get hurt)

    * "World's Greatest" - Ha Seung-Jin

    * "The Worm" – Dennis Rodman (for his wriggling when he played pinball)

    * "The X-Man" – Xavier McDaniel; play on the initial of his first name with the X-Men, a group of superheroes

    * "Young Thunder" – Dwight Howard

    * "Z" – Žydrūnas Ilgauskas

    * "Z-bo" – Zach Randolph

    * "Zeke" – Isiah Thomas

    * "Zo" - Alonzo Mourning

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