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Things like celebrations, smack talk, and nicknames on the backs of jerseys. It appears that the NBA has finally taken the XFL's idea and may run with it. According to Sports Illustrated: So long, James, Allen, Pierce and Garnett. At least for one game ...
Welcome to Loud City SB Nation · 9/24/2013
Players from the Heat and Nets might wear nicknames on the backs of their jerseys for at least one game in the 2013/14 season. Orlando Pinstriped Post invites your suggestions for Magic player nicknames.
orlandopinstripedpost.com · 9/24/2013
If you call yourself a true basketball fan you’ve no doubt seen Spike Lee’s “He Got Game.” The name Jesus Shuttlesworth, played by a young Ray Allen, has arguably become more popular than the movie itself. This season the NBA decided to have a ...
CSNWashington · 12/18/2013
However, this season jerseys could go where no one has dared in the history of professional basketball: nicknames. While nothing has been confirmed yet, reports have it that the NBA is considering the idea of having players' nicknames on their jerseys.
The Latin Post · 9/25/2013
MIAMI—So long, James, Allen, Pierce and Garnett. At least for one game, King James, Jesus Shuttlesworth, 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 …
The Star · 9/24/2013
Dawkins, who was given the nickname “Chocolate Thunder” by Stevie Wonder, is most known for his time with the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets. Following his 15 year NBA career, the athlete played …
Hip Hollywood · 8/27/2015
It might not be “He Hate Me” of the now defunct XFL football league, but the NBA is moving in that direction. ESPN is reporting that the NBA has approached members of the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets and inquired about which nickname some of the …
FanSided · 9/24/2013
The Truth matters, at least it does to NBA marketing. Paul Pierce's well-known nickname could be stitched to the back of his Brooklyn Nets' uniform this season for one game against the Miami Heat rather than the customary last name as the NBA ponders ...
Chicago Tribune · 9/24/2013
Dawkins not only had an entertaining nickname ... shattering dunks that the NBA modified its rims. Dawkins averaged 12 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game during his 14 seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers …
Inquirerer Sports · 8/28/2015
Darryl Dawkins
Dawkins spent parts of 14 seasons in the NBA with Philadelphia, New Jersey, Utah and Detroit ... His "Chocolate Thunder" nickname, he often said, was given to him by legendary singer Stevie Wonder — who is blind.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch · 8/28/2015
Darryl Dawkins
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