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Rockets Nickname Thread

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Jeff, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. Jeff

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    I was thinking about all the different players over the years and their various nicknames and I thought it might be cool to compile them all in a thread. I went through all the names on the historical page and here's what I came up with. I'll admit, this is not my strong suit, but add whatever others you can think of. (Oh, and World B. Free was his real name. Go figure.)

    Rafer Alson - Skip to My Lou
    Ron Artest - Ron Ron
    Charles Barkley - Sir Charles
    Aaron Brooks - AB
    Chase Budinger - Bud
    Matt Bullard - Air Bull
    Antoine Car - Junkyard Dog (eep)
    Sam Cassell - Sam I Am
    Pete Chilcutt - Chilly Pete
    Clyde Drexler - The Glide
    Mario Elie - Junkyard Dog
    Eric Floyd - Sleepy
    Steve Francis - Franchise
    Thomas Hamilton - Two Sandwiches
    Chuck Hayes - Chuck Wagon
    Elvin Hayes - Big E
    Robert Horry - Big Shot Bob
    Charles Jones - Old Man River
    Lewis Lloyd - Sweet Lou
    Vernon Maxwell - Mad Max
    Tony Massenberg - T Mass
    Tracy McGrady - T-Mac
    Anthony Miller - Pig
    Yao Ming - the Great Wall
    Cuttino Mobley - Cat
    Calvin Murphy - Murph
    Dikembe Mutumbo - Deke
    Bostjan Nachbar - Boki
    Martyn Norris - Moochie
    Hakeem Olajuwon - Dream
    Billy Paultz - the Whopper
    Robert Reid - Bobbie Jo
    Wayne Rollins - Tree
    Kenny Smith - Jet
    Larry Smith - Mr. Mean
    Vassilis Spanoulis - V-Span
    Otis Thorpe - OT
    Rudy Tomjanovich - Rudy T
    Jimmy Walker - Sky
    Donald Watts - Slick
    Walt Williams - the Wizard
     
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    Deckard Blade Runner
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    Chase also goes by Air Bud!
     
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    Kevin Martin- K-Mart
     
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    Others:

    Terrence Williams- Twill
    Patrick Patterson- Pat
    Gorgan Dragic- The Dragon
    Ishmael Smith- Ish
     
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    Goran* :eek:
     
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    Tru Warier.
     
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    The best were the Chinese nicknames. All I remember was Carl Landry's being God Bird.
     
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    Emanual Davis - Email.
     
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    Antoine Carr was the original Big Dog (prior to Glenn Robinson)

    Jerome Williams was the "other" Junkyard Dog
     
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    It's "Air Bud"

    And "Big Shot Bob" is stupid, at least call him Rob

    And you forgot the Ice Cream Man
     
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    Ha ha...oops...that was a true slip! Yeah, "Black Biggie" it is.
     
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    Maurice "Mo" Taylor

    Pugs
     
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    Kelvin "Stone Hands" Cato
     
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    Luis "The Ice Cream Man" Scola
     
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    So, is it T-Will or Squid/Kraken? I'll admit, I like Squid more.
     
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    You purposely ignore Tracy McGrady - TMac, don't you? ;)
     
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    Stevie 'Franchise' Francis - - aka 'Wink'
     
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