The Top 25 NBA Rookie Nicknames

The Minnesota Timberwolves' Derrick Williams is The Whole Enchilada from La Mirada

The Minnesota Timberwolves' Derrick Williams is "The Whole Enchilada from La Mirada" (Getty)

Here’s an excerpt from my latest NBA article for Bleacher Report, where I am a Featured Columnist.  Check me (and my colleagues) out and follow the Knicks all season with us!

Here are the top 25 NBA rookie nicknames, counting down to No. 1.

Click on the alias below to see its origin, or, check out the full piece: Ranking the Top 25 NBA Rookie Nicknames.

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25. Jeremy Tyler Negative 2 Golden State Warriors
24. Kawhi Leonard The Human Avatar San Antonio Spurs
23. Brandon Knight Whopper Detroit Pistons
22. Tobias Harris Nobody’s Smiling Milwaukee Bucks
21. Jimmer Fredette Jimmer Sacramento Kings
20. Iman Shumpert Shump New York Knicks
19. Ater Majok The Terror Los Angeles Lakers
18. Ricky Rubio La Pistola Minnesota Timberwolves
17. Jonas Valanciunas Rambo Toronto Raptors
16. Donatas Motiejunas D-Mo Houston Rockets
15. Darius Morris Wheels Los Angeles Lakers
14. Jimmy Butler Miley Chicago Bulls
13. Josh Harrellson Jorts New York Knicks
12. Enes Kanter The UnderKanter Utah Jazz
11. Kyle Singler The Wig Detroit Pistons
10. Chukwudiebere Maduabum Chu-Chu Denver Nuggets
9. Jon Diebler Threebler Portland Trail Blazers
8. Kemba Walker Prince of Zamunda Charlotte Bobcats
7. Marcus Morris Mook Houston Rockets
6. Derrick Williams The Whole Enchilada from La Mirada Minnesota Timberwolves
5. Kenneth Faried Manimal Denver Nuggets
4. Jan Vesely The Dunking Ninja Washington Wizards
3. E’Twaun Moore Smooge Boston Celtics
2. Bismack Biyombo La Pantera or Big Smack Charlotte Bobcats
1. Jerome Jordan The Jamaican Hurricane New York Knicks

Posted on January 5, 2012, in NBA Basketball and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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