The NBA’s Laziest Nicknames

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With the recent retirement announcements of Allen Iverson and Tracy McGrady, Ballerball looks back at some of the league’s laziest nicknames.

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Allen Iverson– “AI”

 

Tracy McGrady– “T-Mac”

 

Kevin Garnett– “KG”

 

Chris Webber– “C-Webb”

 

Kenyon Martin– “K-Mart”

 

Kevin Martin– “Sams Club”

 

Adrian Griffin– “Griff”

 

OJ Mayo– “OJ Mayo”

 

Mehmet Okur– “Turkey Man”

 

Danny Ainge– “Mormon”

 

Steve Francis– “Fart”

 

Yao Ming– “Japan”

 

Steve Nash– ‘Tom Hanks”

 

Jason Kapono– “Rebecca Lobo”

 

Olden Polynice – “Hot Step-Sister”

 

Cherokee Parks–  “Jeep Not Moving”

 

Sam Bowie– “Samuel ‘Screech’ Powers”

 

Tariq Abdul Wahad– “Manti T’eo”

 

Marco Benlinelli– “Subway’s Italian BMT- For athletes everywhere, Eat Fresh!”

 

World B. Free – “Joe Sanderson”

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