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NBA nicknames have been a huge topic this season. Between Kevin Durant—The Slim Reaper, Durantula, The Servant ... or just KD—and the nickname jersey nights, nicknames are on the brain. A lot of them, we could probably do without. But here's the …
Sporting News · 2/28/2014
NBA nicknames are reportedly coming to a jersey near you, at least if you live in Miami or Brooklyn. But what about Philadelphia? Whether or not nicknames actually make it to the back of players jerseys during a regular season game remains to be seen.
New Jersey Online · ByEliot Shorr-Parks andSouth Jersey · 9/27/2013
The Truth and KG may be headed to the backs of NBA jerseys. Some members of the Miami Heat have been told the NBA is considering having them and the Brooklyn Nets wear "nickname jerseys" in at least one of their four matchups this season. The …
The Huffington Post · ByTim Reynolds · 9/24/2013
We know that LeBron James, left, would sport "King James" on the back of his nickname jersey. What would Norris Cole wear? Over the last couple of days details have emerged about the NBA’s plans to feature players’ nicknames, rather than their …
Slate · 9/26/2013
The NBA is discussing the use of uniforms featuring players nicknames on the back instead of their last names. While most fans like the fact teams have alternate jerseys, the idea of the NBA putting patches and advertisements all over their uniforms ...
Sports Media 101 · 9/26/2013
The experiment apparently won't be limited to South Beach, though; Tim Reynolds of The Associated Press followed with a report that some members of the Heat "have been told the NBA is considering having them and the Brooklyn Nets wear 'nickname
YAHOO · ByDan Devine · 9/24/2013
Surprisingly, the league might soon be embracing those informal monikers more as they are considering putting nicknames on the back of player jerseys. According to ESPN, the NBA has asked the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets to submit their preferred …
Hip-Hop Wired · 9/24/2013
That tool who bought a “King James” Heat jersey is actually kind of prophetic. Reportedly, the NBA is considering rolling out jerseys with players’ nicknames on the back, starting with an unspecified Miami-Brooklyn game. Not sure how many people this ...
Uproxx · 9/25/2013
ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — News broke last night that the NBA was considering allowing some players to wear nicknames on their jerseys. Now, before the Fun Police show up and try to ruin this for everyone, let’s make clear that according to the …
NBA All Ball Blog · 9/24/2013
“King James passes out on the wing to Jesus Shuttlesworth, who is guarded by The Truth. Shuttlesworth hits Flash on the cut but KG is there and blocks the shot into the third row.” We could see exactly that next season. We all call players by their ...
NBC Sports Pro Basketball Talk · ByKurt Helin · 9/24/2013