Some Nickname's Verified For Heat-Nets "Nickname Game" Jan 10th

Updated: January 9, 2014



The first “nickname jersey” game is ready to be played in Brooklyn Friday night when the defending champion Miami Heat visit the Barclays Center to face the suddenly hot Brooklyn Nets.

The Nets have a few guys on the team that have classic nicknames so we know what they will go with but they have not officially unveiled all of the names yet.

Here are some of the names that we know will make it to the nickname game for the Nets:

Deron Williams D-Will

Kevin Garnett – The Big Ticket

Paul Pierce – Truth

Joe Johnson – JJ (I prefer Joe, Jesus)

Jason Terry – Jet

Andrei Kirilenko – Кириленко (AK47)

Mason Plumlee – Plums

Reggie Evans – Joker


Unlike the Nets, the Heat have verified the nicknames that they will all wear via SB Nation:

LeBron James – King James

Ray Allen – J. Shuttlesworth

Dwyane Wade – D. Wade

Chris Bosh – CB

Udonis Haslem – UD

Mario Chalmers – Rio

Michael Beasley – B-Easy

Norris Cole – Cole Train

Shane Battier – Battle

Roger Mason Jr. – MoneyMase

Chris Andersen – Birdman

Rashard Lewis – Sweet Lew

Greg Oden – G.O.

Joel Anthony – Doc

James Johnson – JJ


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