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Which players wore first names on the back of jerseys? Let's take a look

Updated: January 15, 2014, 3:19 PM ET
By Paul Lukas | ESPN.com

Last week, in honor of the NBA's first all-nickname game, we took a look at the history of nicknames on sports jerseys. Response to that piece was extremely enthusiastic, so this time around we're going to examine some other unusual jersey name formats.

Remember, as we discussed last week, people who obsess over the uni-verse refer to a name on a jersey as an "NOB" -- short for "name on back." So the other name formats all have abbreviations that are variations on the "NOB" theme. ...

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