Worst nicknames in NBA history

Nicknames in sports are awesome – it gives the player character and makes them stand out, making the sport that much more interesting.

Despite that, we’ve seen some nicknames over the years that are either lazy, uncreative, embarassing to the player or just downright stupid. Below are the top 10 all-time offenders.

Daniel “Booby” Gibson

Daniel Gibson has spent a good few seasons with the Cavs, where he was known to teammates and fans as Booby or Boobie. The nickname was given to him by his mother, which is fine, but calling a grown man “Boobie” is a little strange