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  1. Allen to wear 'Shuttlesworth' vs. C's

    Brian Windhorst

    MIAMI -- Thanks to Spike Lee, the first image of the so-called "nickname" Miami Heat jerseys became public this week. Lee posted a photo on his Instagram account of the jersey that Ray Allen plans to wear when the Heat play the Boston Celtics on Jan....

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  2. Ray Allen of Miami Heat to wear Jesus Shuttlesworth jersey

    Brian Windhorst

    Thanks to Spike Lee, the first image of the so-called "nickname" Miami Heat jerseys became public this week.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  3. 7th wonder: Wallace embraces reserve role

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics were celebrating their first win of the 2013-14 season when Brandon Bass playfully chastised Gerald Wallace for nearly injuring him while motoring through a screen. Bass asked if Wallace had a nickname. David Butler I...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  4. Faverani's game translating to NBA

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Vitor Faverani is a mountain of a man and the only thing snazzier than his fauxhawk is his nickname, El Hombre Indestructible. Watch the rookie big man in action for the Boston Celtics: He's often the loudest voice on the floor, bar...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  5. Terry diary: Excited to be in Boston

    Jason Terry

    This season, Celtics guard Jason Terry will be keeping a diary for ESPNBoston.com. In his first entry, Jason talks about why he wanted to come to Boston, the funniest moment from their trip to Europe, the nickname the team now has, and why he alread...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  6. KG plays the (nick)name game

    Associated Press

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Jared Sullinger is "Sully." Dionte Christmas is "Temple," because that's where he went to college. And Kevin Garnett says Fab Melo is "Melo" because, "I don't like really calling a man 'Fab.'" The Boston Celtics rookies are...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  7. 2012 NBA All-Star Weekend -- Jeremy Evans of Utah Jazz wins slam ...

    His nickname is the Human Pogo Stick and Utah's Jeremy Evans set out to put some bounce back into the Slam Dunk Contest.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2012
  8. Quiz: Can you guess several of Shaquille O'Neal's nicknames from ...

    Quiz: Name some of Shaquille O'Neal's most notable nicknames.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2011
  9. Shaquille O'Neal announces his retirement after 19 seasons

    Jackie MacMullan

    Shaquille O'Neal, the man with four rings, 28,596 career points and scores of nicknames, has finally decided to call it quits, ending one of the most colorful careers in NBA history that will surely culminate with a Hall of Fame induction.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2011
  10. Meet the Miami Heat's new supersubs

    Michael Wallace

    MIAMI -- There was no shortage of nicknames for Joel Anthony on Sunday night. Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra referred to his backup center as "The Matrix," because Anthony spent most of the game against the Boston Celtics "in two places at once."...

    Blog | April 10, 2011
  11. 'Big House' buries key 3 as Nets win

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEWARK, N.J. --New Jersey Nets point guard Sundiata Gaines earned a new nickname after he drilled a 3-pointer right before the third quarter buzzer sounded that gave his team a 67-61 lead over the Boston Celtics heading into the fourth. "That's a ...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  12. Power Rankings: Miami Heat rise to No. 1

    Marc Stein

    In Marc Stein's Week 10 Power Rankings, the Spurs reclaim the No. 1 spot.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  13. Knicks-Heat Preview

    Chris Sheridan

    DREAM WEEK VS. REALITY CHECK WEEK: This is Part III of the four-game stretch whose proper nickname shall be known by the time the Knicks get finished with their back-to-back against Miami tonight and Cleveland on the road tomorrow night. Thus far, th...

    Blog | December 17, 2010
  14. 2010 NBA Finals: Los Angeles' greatest player? It's Paul Pierce

    Arash Markazi

    Paul Pierce grew up in Inglewood in the shadows of Showtime, and even Angelenos can't deny his accomplishments.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2010
  15. The unofficial leader of the Celtics

    Chris Broussard

    Rajon Rondo's triple-double led the Celtics to a Game 4 win against the Cavs, writes Chris Broussard.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2010
  16. Chris Forsberg: Glen Davis eager to step in for Kevin Garnett aga...

    Chris Forsberg

    The Celtics' Glen Davis is ready to fill in for suspended Kevin Garnett.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2010