NBA TV premiered “Clutch City” on Monday commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Houston Rockets back-to-back championships. The airing of the program had the teams front and center on NBA TV and on social media. Subsequently I found myself looking more closely at these teams and specifically at the players who were on the rosters.
What stood out for me was all but one player had a nickname from those 2 championship teams. And, many of the nicknames were pretty cool. I’ve listed all the players and their associated monikers ranking them in order of cool factor from typical nickname to my personal pick for best nickname.
Next: The Typical Monikers