NBA planning nickname jerseys

Updated: September 24, 2013, 2:49 PM ET
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MIAMI -- So long, James, Bryant, Allen, Pierce and Garnett.

King James, Black Mamba, Jesus Shuttlesworth, The Truth and KG might be headed to the backs of NBA jerseys.

Some members of the Miami Heat have been told the NBA is considering having them and the Brooklyn Nets wear "nickname jerseys" in at least one of their four matchups this season. The NBA has not announced the plan, but teams apparently have been aware of the likelihood of it happening for at least several weeks.

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