Coolest First Names
Carmelo Anthony - Smooth.
Kobe Bryant - Awesome.
LeBron James - His mother must have known he was going to be someone special, because she sure gave him a unique name. I guarantee before King James rose to prominence, no one else in the world shared the same name.
LaMarcus Aldridge - Not just Marcus, but LaMarcus.
Speedy Claxton - Not his birth name, but 'Speedy' has taken over.
Jacque Vaughn - Only a great name because he sounds like the Frenchest (new word) person ever. Only problem is that he is flat-out black.
Nene - Got to give props to the one-name only guys.
Coolest Last Names
Kevin Love - The Gay/Love, Love/Gay era in Memphis could have been something special. Oh well.
Stromile Swift - Very elegant.
Kosta Koufos - Alliteration gets points in my book.
Rajon Rondo - Ditto.
OJ Mayo - Or Ovinton J'Anthony Mayo.
Luc Richard Mbah a Mouté
Royal Ivey - Just smooth.
Thabo Sefolosha - Sounds like a straight up Swedish weightlifter.
Oleksiy Pecherov - Is this hockey?
Didier Ilunga-Mbenga - Say what?
Hall of Fame
Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques Wamutombo