Rank 'Em: Best NBA nicknames?

December 5, 2012

The New Orleans Hornets are hoping to make a pretty big change -- they want to switch their nickname to the Pelicans as early as next season. There are some interesting nicknames in the NBA (the Jazz, the Thunder, etc.), but which do you have as the best of the best?

Best NBA nicknames?

SportsNation Rankings

1.Thunder

2.Bulls

3.Celtics

4.Heat

5.Warriors

6.Knicks

7.Grizzlies

8.Lakers

9.Timberwolves

10.Trail Blazers

11.Rockets

12.Cavaliers

13.Mavericks

14.76ers

15.Spurs

16.Clippers

17.Raptors

18.Hawks

19.Nuggets

20.Magic

21.Kings

22.Pistons

23.Pelicans

24.Jazz

25.Bucks

26.Pacers

27.Wizards

28.Bobcats

29.Suns

30.Nets

Points

133,263

125,275

114,392

110,693

104,427

104,314

97,889

96,625

95,319

91,358

90,304

87,973

87,536

86,294

85,453

83,290

82,853

81,006

80,651

79,425

77,883

77,652

75,673

74,778

72,271

69,167

68,659

67,302

65,013

61,233

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588

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145

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156

102

95

326

133

57

71

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