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Washington Wizards and Nicknames

Updated: March 11, 2009

The Washington Wizards are an eclectic bunch with a wide variety of nicknames.

Well, our friends to the Canadian north at Hoop Heads North have put together a list of lesser-known NBA nicknames, and I gladly supplied some of the well-known (at least in Wizards Nation circles), and some of the lesser-known ones that just haven’t caught on (apologies if I missed any):

Caron Butler = Tuff Juice
Brendan Haywood = Artist Formerly Known As Brenda
Dominic McGuire = The Taser, The Cleaner
Etan Thomas = The Poet
Nick Young = The City, Bean Burrito, Red Rooster
Gilbert Arenas = Agent Zero, Black President, Agent Wackipants, Captain Quirk
Antawn Jamison = The Gentleman
Oleksiy Pecherov = Big Oily, Stewie, I Get Buckets Son, The White Hole
JaVale McGee = Epic Vale, The Choppa, Lemon Head, Kill + Mode = Chee$e
Andray Blatche = Unbreakable
DeShawn Stevenson = The Lock Smith
Darius Songaila = D-Song, The Dirty

And below….old nickname-related Photoshops & stuff.

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