Tag Archives: basketball

SLAM DUNKING WITH OVERTIME

Hello, and welcome to our holiday hoops edition at The Blog of Funny Names! Today, we highlight some of the best and most creative names in the newly-formed basketball academy called Overtime Elite. Catering to young men aged 16-18, the … Continue reading

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Diamond Stone No Longer Looks In the Rough

My University of Maryland basketball team has a tough freshman in the middle this season. The young man making noise for my alma mater is Diamond Stone. Yes, that’s his real name. Precious, I think. Says the university media guide: … Continue reading

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Metta World Peace, Diamond World Peace, Panda Friend, and the First Family of Modern Funny Names

If you’re a basketball fan, or have paid attention to our Funny Names in the News segments, you may recognize the name Panda Friend, which was briefly the moniker of former NBA star Metta World Peace (nee Ron Artest) as he made his mark … Continue reading

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Funny Names in the News 106, with Kristaps Porzingis, Panda’s Friend, Santa, and the New York Knickerbockers

Yo yo yo, it’s time for a Fabulous Friday Funny Names in the News – now celebrating its 106th edition! Is it summer already… I guess it is… and you know what that means! Right? Right?? Yes, it means the … Continue reading

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Wow! America turns 45, Matt Dumba wears 55, a Windell Send-Off and a Dikembe Mutombo Hall of Fame Celebration – It’s Funny Names in the News 101!

Happy Friday, one and all! I hope your days are all off to a delightful start. Dave-o here! Back from a wild bachelor party weekend in Cabo San Lucas, and ready to hit y’all with a blast of Funny Names In … Continue reading

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