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Case No. 1, Tim Duncan

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Poll Results

So, maybe we shouldn't ask these nickname questions so close to breakfast. After nominating 10 choices for a new nickname for San Antonio Spurs star Tim Duncan, Page 2 readers picked Tim "Duncan Donuts."

Tim Duncan
Tim Duncan is certainly the best NBA player who doesn't have a nickname.
ESPN's Chris Berman also weighed in with his favorites. Berman liked Tim "Slam" Duncan because, although it's obvious, Boomer always calls nicknames that are easy a "layup" or a "slam dunk," so it works.

Berman also said Tim "Demon" Duncan was an excellent moniker for the former Wake Forest star. It not only is a good nickname, it augments the player's background, which Berman says he tries to do whenever possible.

Page 2's editors liked both The Silent Assassin and The Big Chill. We thank the 5,000-plus readers who submitted nicknames and hope you'll join us again next week when we open another case of The Berman Files.

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