NBA Team Nicknames Quiz: Do You Know How These 7 NBA Teams Were Named?
October 12 / David Gonos / SportsGrid
The NBA has a storied history that dates back to the middle of the 20th century, and just like many other sports, NBA team nicknames usually have some great origin stories, too.
So we came up with this little seven-question quiz to separate those that think they know NBA history, and those that should just stick to pickup games in the driveway. Can you determine which of these NBA team nickname origin stories are “REAL” or “FAKE”?
Can you determine fact from fiction for the origin storylines behind how these NBA team nicknames came about? Our quiz separates the sharpshooters from the chuckers.