Best NBA Nicknames of All Time

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Athletes are typically given nicknames – and some are simply better than others.

Of all professional sports, the NBA is the most notorious for crowning players with nicknames. Some stars might even be better known by them: LeBron James, “King James,” Kevin Durant, “Durantula,” or Chris Paul, “CP3,” just to name a few.

But if we are going to talk about the best NBA nicknames of all time, then be prepared to go to an all new level.

Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan (23) dunks the ball as Dallas Mavericks players Lorenzo Williams

Michael “Air” Jordan. (Photo by BRIAN BAHR/AFP/Getty Images)

What’s your favorite player’s alias? Check out the best NBA nicknames of all time!