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  1. 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
  2. How Denver's Old Dribble-Drive Offense Could Be the Perfect Fit f...

    Brett Koremenos

    This has been an offseason filled with change for the New Orleans Pelicans. The franchise not only ditched its nickname but also overhauled its personnel through two trades and one surprising free-agent signing. Out with the Hornets moniker were Robi...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  3. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe on the NBA's Summer Leagues and Offseason

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons calls up Zach Lowe to talk summer league basketball, make predictions for the upcoming NBA season, and debate nicknames for the New Orleans Pelicans. To listen to this podcast, download it on iTunes here, or to listen at the ESPN.com ...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  4. Who's That Guy? Pablo Prigioni!

    Robert Mays

    The NBA playoffs are in full swing, and as the amazing continues to happen, the Grantland crew wants to help you buff up on some of the lesser-known faces populating basketball's second season. Who Is He? Pablo Prigioni. What's His Nickname? ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  5. How Jalen Rose Gave World Wide Wes His Nickname

    Jalen Rose

    Jalen describes how he met omnipresent NBA figure World Wide Wes, how their relationship evolved, and the reason that he gave him his nickname....

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  6. Bill Simmons' Summer of Mailbag IV on Kobe Bryant, politically in...

    Bill Simmons

    Kobe, politically incorrect sports movies, and the Great American Nickname debate. The fourth installment of the Sports Guy's weekly letter-answering extravaganza.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2011
  7. Dunking Ninja Monarchs

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Where does The Dunking Ninja go from here? He's already demolished the Deron Williams hot-girlfriend-moment from the 2005 Draft, given himself a race-bending nickname to go along with his race-bending game and masculinized "Jan." By declaring that Bl...

    Blog | June 24, 2011