The 10 Worst NBA Nicknames

Steven SmithCorrespondent IJune 9, 2009

The 10 Worst NBA Nicknames

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    LOS ANGELES - 1989:  Vinnie Johnson #15 of the Detroit Pistons looks on during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Great Western Forum in Los Angeles, California in 1988-1989 NBA season.  (Photo by Mike Powell /Getty Images)

Caron “Tough Juice” Butler

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    WASHINGTON - APRIL 24: Caron Butler #3 of the Washington Wizards celebrates by showing the fans his jersey during the game against Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2008 NBA Playoffs at the Verizon Center

Lafayette “Fat” Lever

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Daniel “Boobie” Gibson

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    CLEVELAND - MAY 28:  Daniel Gibson #1 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts after making a three point basket against the Orlando Magic in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2009 Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 28, 2009 in Cleveland,

Jerome “Pooh” Richardson

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    1989-1990:  Guard Jerome (Pooh) Richardson of the Minnesota Timberwolves in action against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. Mandatory Credit: Tim de Frisco  /Allsport

Andre “Iggy” Iguodala.

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    PHILADELPHIA - APRIL 30:  Andre Iguodala #9 of the Philadelphia 76ers looks on against the Orlando Magic during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Wachovia Center on April 30, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User express

Latrell “The American Dream” Sprewell

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    PHILADELPHIA - DECEMBER 8:  Latrell Sprewell #8 of the Minnesota Timberwolves against the Philadelphia 76ers during the game at the Wachovia Center on December 8, 2004 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The Wolves won 119-84. NOTE TO USER: User expressly ack

Tyler “Psycho T” Hansbrough.

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    DETROIT - APRIL 06:  Tyler Hansbrough #50 of the North Carolina Tar Heels answers questions during the post game news conference after the Tar Heels 89-72 win against the Michigan State Spartans during the 2009 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball National Ch

Wang

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    SACRAMENTO, CA -  JANUARY 13:  Wang Zhizhi #15 of the Miami Heat watches the game against the Sacramento Kings during the game on January 13, 2004 at Arco Arena in Sacramento, California.  The Kings won 90-86.   NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges a

Shaquille

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 18:  Shaquille O'Neal #32 of the Phoenix Suns smiles from the bench during the basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers during the second quarter at the Staples Center on February 18, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. NOT

Kobe

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 07:  Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts to a call in the fourth quarter against the Orlando Magic in Game Two of the 2009 NBA Finals at Staples Center on June 7, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expr