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OLDEN POLYNICE, FOOTS WALKER, AND THE REST OF THE BEST NAMES IN NBA HISTORY

A collective grouping of the best names to ever play in the NBA.
Check out the full article here on SB Nation.

If you threw all nine of these teams in a tournament, who would take the whole thing? My money is on the “All-Animal Kingdom of a Name Team,” but I’ll let you be the judge.

All-NBA Nerdy Name Team

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PG-Vernon Maxwell

SG- Kennard Winchester

SF- Perry Worthington

PF- Clarence Weatherspoon

C- Olden Polynice

Just missed the cut: Pervis Ellison, Kenneth Wilburn.

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The All-NBA “We Barely Escaped Having Nerdy Names and Instead Have Quite Distinguished Names” Team

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PG- Russell Westbrook

SG- Lancaster Gordon

SF- Worthington R. Patterson

PF- Chandler Parsons

C- Channing Frye

Just missed the cut: David Vanterpool, John Francis Robert Pelkington Jr., Charles Shackleford.

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The All-NBA “Shouldn’t The Last Name and the First Name Be Switched Around?” Team

PG- Jarrett Jack

SG- Walker Russell

SF- Xavier Henry

PF- Kornel David

C- Joakim Noah

Just missed the cut: Randolph Morris, Elmore Spencer.

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The All-NBA Anatomical Name Team

 (Warning: this team plays extreme small ball.)

PG- Maurice Cheeks

SG- Jason Hart

SF- Luther Head

PF- Foots Walker

C- BJ Armstrong

Just missed the cut: Tim Legler, Shane Heal, Wiley J. Peck.

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The All-NBA Animal Kingdom of a Name Team

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PG- Rory Sparrow

SG- Rick Fox

SF- Larry Bird

PF- Bison Dele

C- Matt Fish

Just missed the cut: Jeremy Lamb, Joe Wolf, Brandon Bass, Brian Cardinal, John Salmons, Pig Miller.

LARRY BIRD

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The All-NBA Exploring the Wonders of Nature Team

PG- Royal Ivey

SG- Perry Moss

SF- Gene Stump

PF- Cherokee Parks

C- Tree Rollins

Just missed the cut: Scott Brooks, Bruce Flowers, Tyrone Hill, Austin Rivers, Loren Woods, Landry Fields, Rod Thorn, Derrick Rose.

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The All-NBA “Does My Name Make Anyone Else Here Hungry?” Team

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 (Warning: this team also plays small ball.)

PG- Von Wafer

SG- OJ Mayo

SF- DJ Strawberry

PF- Morris Almond

C- Glen Rice

Just missed the cut: Spud Webb.

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The All-NBA Most Colorful Names in the Game Team

PG- Jo Jo White

SG- Blue Edwards

SF- Norman Black

PF- Sidney Green

C- Stuart Gray

Just missed the cut: PJ Brown, Red Holzman.

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The All-NBA Inanimate Objects as Names Team

PG- John Wall

SG- Raja Bell

SF- Eddie House

PF- Cedric Ball

C- Greg Kite

Just missed the cut: Gene Rock, Gerald Glass, Randolph Keys.

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One response to “OLDEN POLYNICE, FOOTS WALKER, AND THE REST OF THE BEST NAMES IN NBA HISTORY

  1. Pingback: How I Got My Dream Job: Olden Polynice, Former NBA Player, Current Advocate for Disability Awareness

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