Top Ten NBA Player Nicknames

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The Top Ten

1 Kobe Bryant - "The Black Mamba" Kobe Bryant - Kobe Bean Bryant is an American retired professional basketball player. He played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Kobe Bryant has won 5 NBA championships with the Lakers and is the all-time leading scorer in Lakers franchise history.
2 LeBron James - "King James" LeBron James - LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association. LeBron has played for the Heat and the Cavaliers.
3 Michael Jordan - "Air Jordan" Michael Jordan - Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American retired professional basketball player.
4 Allen Iverson - "The Answer"
5 Paul Pierce - "The Truth"
6 Kevin Garnett - "The Big Ticket"
7 Charles Barkley - "The Round Mound of Rebound"
8 Hakeem Olajuwon - "The Dream"
9 Tim Duncan - "The Big Fundamental"
10 Giannis Antetokounmpo - "The Greek Freak"

The Contenders

11 Wilt Chamberlain - "Wilt the Stilt" Wilt Chamberlain - Wilton Norman "Wilt" Chamberlain was an American basketball player . He was born on August 21, 1936 in Philadelphia and died on October 12, 1999 in Los Angeles due to heart failure . ...read more.

Wilt's nickname was "The Big Dipper", or "Dip" for short.
The ones who called him "Stilt" were either trash talkers on the game floor trying to bother him, or ignorant people off the floor.

12 Nick Young - "Swaggy P" Nick Young - Nicholas Aaron "Nick" Young is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association.

It stands for "The Prophet of Swag". - rapaddict97

13 Jerry West - "The Logo"
14 Chris Andersen - "The Birdman"
15 Leandro Barbosa - "The Brazilian Blur"
16 Larry Bird - "Larry Legend"
17 Matt Bonner - "Red Rocket"
18 Joe Bryant - "Jellybean"
19 Vince Carter - "Half Man Half Amazing"
20 DeMarcus Cousins - "Boogie" DeMarcus Cousins - DeMarcus Amir Cousins is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association.
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