Rank 'Em: Best NBA nicknames?

December 5, 2012

The New Orleans Hornets are hoping to make a pretty big change -- they want to switch their nickname to the Pelicans as early as next season. There are some interesting nicknames in the NBA (the Jazz, the Thunder, etc.), but which do you have as the best of the best?

Best NBA nicknames?

76ers

76ers

Philadelphia 76ers


Bobcats

Bobcats

Charlotte Bobcats


Bucks

Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks


Bulls

Bulls

Chicago Bulls


Cavaliers

Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers


Celtics

Celtics

Boston Celtics


Clippers

Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers


Grizzlies

Grizzlies

Memphis Grizzlies


Hawks

Hawks

Atlanta Hawks


Heat

Heat

Miami Heat


Jazz

Jazz

Utah Jazz


Kings

Kings

Sacramento Kings


Knicks

Knicks

New York Knicks


Lakers

Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers


Magic

Magic

Orlando Magic


Mavericks

Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks


Nets

Nets

Brooklyn Nets


Nuggets

Nuggets

Denver Nuggets


Pacers

Pacers

Indiana Pacers


Pelicans

Pelicans

New Orleans Pelicans (currently the Hornets)


Pistons

Pistons

Detroit Pistons


Raptors

Raptors

Toronto Raptors


Rockets

Rockets

Houston Rockets


Spurs

Spurs

San Antonio Spurs


Suns

Suns

Phoenix Suns


Thunder

Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder


Timberwolves

Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves


Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers


Warriors

Warriors

Golden State Warriors


Wizards

Wizards

Washington Wizards


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