Fantasy Basketball Team Names

A list of over 100 player inspired fantasy basketball team names.

Part of the fun of fantasy basketball is coming up with a creative team name full of puns, but sometimes the task of coming up with one isn't as easy as we'd like. Stress less, we've just made it a whole lot easier for you. Simply use our A-Z index to find a player based on their surname. This list will be updated frequently, so remember to check it out whenever you're in need of a new team name.

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Select a letter to find a player based on their surname.



Arron Afflalo

Afflalo You Anywhere

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Lonzo Ball

Ball Lives Matter

Kent Bazemore

Kent Blazemore
Kent the Rapper

Bradley Beal

Beal With It
Beal or No Beal
Hooked on a Bealing

Marco Belinelli

Rub Me on My Belinelli

Bismack Biyombo

Bed Bath and Biyombo
The Bitchsmack Biyomobos

Alex Burks

Burks and Recreation

Jimmy Butler

I can't believe it's not Butler

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Mario Chalmers

Yelling at Chalmers

Norris Cole

Norris Coleslaw

DeMarcus Cousins

Up Jump The Boogie

Jae Crowder

Clam Crowder

Steph Curry

Steph Infection

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Anthony Davis

Brow Shakalaka
Do You Even Lift Brow?

Dewayne Dedmon

Dedmon Walking

Luol Deng

I'm here for the Deng bang

Boris Diaw

She Wants The Diaw
Diawa The Explorer

Gorgui Dieng

Diengi Fever
The Big Dieng Theory
Hotline Dieng

Goran Dragic

How to Train Your Dragic
Dragic The Gathering
Imagine Dragic

Kevin Durant

Stairway to Kevin
Durant Durant

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Monta Ellis

Monta's Inferno

Joel Embiid

A Friend in Need is a Friend Embiid

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Kenneth Faried

Filthy Manimals
Land of the Faried
Faried Falling

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Marc Gasol

Better call Gasol
Gasol Train

Pau Gasol

Better call Gasol
Gasol Train

Manu Ginobili

Obi-Wan Ginobili

Rudy Gobert

The Gobert Report

Marcin Gortat

Eat My Gortwat

Blake Griffin

Blake Gryffindor
Don't Go Blakin' My Heart
Griffin a Box
Wake and Blake

Draymond Green

Everybody Loves Draymond

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James Harden

Go Harden The Paint
Rock Harden
Fear the Beard

Spencer Hawes

Spencer Hawesome
Haweshank Redemption

John Henson

Stairway to Henson

Jrue Holiday

Chillin' @ Tha Holiday Inn's

Rodney Hood

Little Red Rodney Hood

Al Horford

Al's Hor House

Dwight Howard

The Price is Dwight
Dwight Wing Extremists

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Serge Ibaka

Ibaka Flocka Flame

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LeBron James

James of Thrones
Double Lebrontondre
The Big Lebrowski

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Enes Kanter

Limp Enes

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Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Me a River
Kawhaii Five-O
Kawhiet Riot
Big Girls dont Kawhi
Late Night In Kawhi

Damian Lillard

Damian Thrillard

Jeremy Lin

Blurred Lins
The Linbetweeners
Holiday Lin

Brook Lopez

Look, Bropez

Kevin Love

All you need is Love

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JaVale McGee

Shaqtin' A Fool

Jodie Meeks

Meeks and Geeks
Nothing Meek About That

Khris Middleton

Malcolm in the Middleton

Paul Millsap

Everythings Coming Up Millsap

Greg Monroe

Monroe Row Row Your Boat

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Joakim Noah

Noah Joakim Around
Noah's Ark

Dirk Nowitzki

The Dirk Knight
Twerk Nowitzki
Circle Dirk

Jusuf Nurkic

Jusuf Christ Superstar

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Kyle O'Quinn

All I Do is Quinn

Victor Oladipo

The Victor Oladeepthroats
Home Oladipo

Kelly Olynyk

Hospital Klynyk
Putting on a Klynyk

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Jabari Parker

Kareem Abdul-Jabari
Jabari The Hutt

Chandler Parsons

Missing Parson's Report

Kristaps Porzingis

Hotline Zing

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Rajan Rondo

Grand Theft Rondo

Derrick Rose

Rose Before Hoes
Guns N' Derrick Roses
I Got Hella Rose
Bros before Rose

Ricky Rubio

Rubio Tuesdays

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Iman Shumpert

21 Shump Street

Lance Stephenson


Willie's Cauley-Stein

Willie's Cauleyflower-Stein
King of the Trill

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Karl-Anthony Towns


Jeff Teague

Out of My Teague
The Teague of Extraordinary Gentlemen

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Nikola Vucevic

Vucci Mane

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John Wall

Wall about the Benjamin's
Wall Don't Lie
Mexico will pay for John Wall

Russell Westbrook

Russelling Jimmies
Everyday I'm Russellin

Hassan Whiteside

Pretty Fly for a Whiteside

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Paul Zipser

Your Zipsers Undone

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