Artist Renders NBA Players as Their Nicknames

Dan Carson@@DrCarson73Trending Lead WriterNovember 17, 2014

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If you're still looking for something to wash Sunday's Lakers game out of your eyes, I suggest you check out the work of Alberto “Laff” Berroa Jr. 

A New Jersey-based artist, Berroa recently released a line of “DunkSlap” illustrations depicting NBA stars as their nicknames. 

Some are official monikers, while others are Berroa’s unique interpretation. Most are great. A couple might cause you to lose sleep. All of them are better than the 76ers.

We'll start with Kevin Durant, the Easy Money Sniper. He will shell your team's village.

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Nerlens Noel is the freshest prince on a team of B-roll extras and aspiring dog walkers.

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Kawhi Leonard is the cybernetic King Slayer. I'd have gone with Jaime Lannister armor, but this is Berroa's show, and Leonard is most likely a robot with a faulty voice modulator.

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Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan comprise the Legion of Dunk. They really out here, doe.

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This is Andrew Wiggins in a clown wig. Feel free to burn your pillows. You won't need them anymore.

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Dwyane Wade is still the Flash, for like five seconds at a time, anyway.

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Cleveland's "Big Three" are skilled and deadly in their own way, but the Spartans didn't drop their home opener at Thermopylae.

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And please do not sleep on Damian "Half-Man, Half-Machine" Lillard, because he does not sleep at all.

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You can check out the rest of Berroa’s DunkSlaps here.

 

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