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  1. On 'his night,' Irving revels in Cavs' glory

    Dave McMenamin

    CLEVELAND -- Whether you like him or not, there's no doubt that LeBron James has the whole superstar thing down. From the self-appointed "King" nickname that became universally adopted, to the "Chosen 1" tattoo he ripped from the cover of Sports I...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
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  4. Klay Thompson now co-star of equal billing

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The "Splash Brothers" nickname indicates no vast separation of status between Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. In the past, it seemed as though the moniker elevated Thompson beyond where he was, putting him in the same category as ...

    Blog | January 24, 2015
  5. Slimmed-down Marc Gasol becoming elite

    John Cregan

    I have been waiting for Marc Gasol to cut back on the carbs for years. Everyone has. After all, the man's high school nickname was "The Big Burrito." As the owner of a Vince Lombardi-esque figure, I would never assail another's approach to physica...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  6. Mavs, Pelicans, Hawks unveil new uniforms -- Uni Watch

    Paul Lukas

    The Pelicans should have had their new nickname on their road jerseys, while the Mav's new design -- by a fan -- looks good, Uni Watch notes.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  7. Sixteen painful moments in Cleveland sports history

    Mark Winegardner

    In ESPN The Magazine, Mark Winegardner explains what SportsNation voters got right, in picking off the most painful moments in Cleveland sports history, and what you all got oh so wrong.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2014
  8. 'Drew' legend Young looks forward to season

    Dave McMenamin

    LOS ANGELES -- Nick Young's popularity around the NBA has grown thanks in part to his self-appointed "Swaggy P" nickname. But long before that handle became synonymous with Young's high-scoring, light-hearted exploits, he has been known as "I Am Lege...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  9. To make splash, Dubs must break up duo

    Ethan Sherwood Strauss

    Don't be fooled by the "Splash Brothers" nickname. The fraternal moniker makes it seem as though Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry are perfectly complementary, as though theirs is a bond the Golden State Warriors will suffer for losing, that they will ...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  10. Charlotte Bobcats officially change nickname to Hornets

    The Charlotte Hornets are back.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  11. Rockets-Trail Blazers Preview

    Rockets-Trail Blazers Preview

    Preview | May 01, 2014
  12. Quick Takes: Redskins under pressure

    John Keim

    A little this and that: Senator Harry Reid, and many others, have used the NBA's decision on Donald Sterling to continue their fight against the NFL and the Washington Redskins' nickname. But the NBA felt compelled to act because Sterling threate...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  13. Senator Harry Reid urges NFL to follow NBA, end Washington Redski...

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says it's time for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to follow NBA counterpart Adam Silver's lead and rid his "league of bigotry and racism" by forcing the Washington Redskins to change their nickname.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  14. Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder wants to be called 'The Ser...

    As he strives to win his first league MVP award and to keep his Oklahoma City Thunder atop the Western Conference standings, Kevin Durant is ready for a new nickname.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2014
  15. Butler getting confidence back

    Nick Friedell

    SAN FRANCISCO -- In the middle of praising Jimmy Butler's game, Bulls center Joakim Noah doled out a new nickname for the popular third-year swingman. "I think Jimmy's playing great basketball," Noah said after Tuesday night's win over the Phoeni...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  16. Kanter, Hayward lead Jazz over Wizards 104-101

    Kanter, Hayward lead Jazz over Wizards 104-101

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 25, 2014
  17. Brooklyn Nets, Miami Heat reveal nickname jerseys

    The Nets and Heat played Friday night's game in Brooklyn with new jerseys with nicknames on the back.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  18. Ray Allen's Talking Up the Possibility of He Got Game 2

    Amos Barshad

    A couple of weeks ago, Spike Lee's Instagram broke some NBA news. Right there, in brilliant full color, was an image of one of the league's heretofore rumored nickname jerseys. It was the back of Ray Allen's Heat uniform, bearing, rather than his bor...

    Blog | January 08, 2014