top of page

15 Weirdest (and kind of Coolest) NBA Player Names

Giannis Antetokounmpo
Credit: Dylan Buell/Getty Images

Through an NBA Player's career, fans give them nicknames usually based on their playstyle, attitude, or a specific highlight they had.

A lot of these nicknames are AMAZING: Agent Zero (Gilbert Arenas), The Black Mamba (Kobe Bryant), The Round Mond of Rebound (Charles Barkley). On the other hand, some nicknames are horrible: Bad Porn (Cory Maggette), Boobie (Daniel Gibson), Mr. Mean (Larry Smith).