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Friday, January 10, 2014
Roster of nicknames for Nets-Heat

By Mike Mazzeo

Here’s what nicknames will be on the back of the jerseys of the Brooklyn Nets (the ones we know) and Miami Heat players Friday night:

Nets
Alan Anderson: Double
Andray Blatche: Dray Live
Reggie Evans: Joker
Kevin Garnett: The Big Ticket
Joe Johnson: JJ
Andrei Kirilenko: Кириленко (his last name in Russian)
Shaun Livingston: S Dot
Brook Lopez: Brooklyn (out)
Paul Pierce: Truth
Mason Plumlee: Plums
Tornike Shengelia: Tokomotiv
Tyshawn Taylor: Tee_Y
Mirza Teletovic: MT3
Jason Terry: Jet
Deron Williams: D-Will (out)

Heat
Ray Allen: J. Shuttlesworth
Chris Andersen: Birdman
Joel Anthony: Doc
Shane Battier: Battle
Michael Beasley: B Easy
Chris Bosh: CB
Mario Chalmers: Rio
Norris Cole: Cole Train
Udonis Haslem: UD
LeBron James: King James
James Jones: JJ
Rashard Lewis: Sweet Lew
Roger Mason Jr.: MoneyMase
Greg Oden: G.O.
Dwyane Wade: D. Wade