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99 Funny Fantasy Basketball Team Names

These funny fantasy basketball team names will make your league laugh.
These funny fantasy basketball team names will make your league laugh.

The NBA season tips off Oct. 27, which means it’s time for fantasy basketball. Only one team will win your league, but everyone can be a winner with a good, clever and, most of all, funny fantasy basketball team name. Pop culture references? Of course. Dirty jokes? Even better. Hard core trolling? That’s the name of the name game. Here’s our list of suggestions for the 2015-16 NBA season:

Dwyane Wade Opts Out of Contract, Becomes Free Agent

Wanting a long term deal, Dwyane Wade becomes a free agent after twelve years with the Heat.

With the deadline looming, Dwyane Wade joins a lengthy list of NBA players, who recently opted out of their deals in favor of free agency. Before last season, Wade signed a two-year contract, but now he wants a longer contract like so many other players. The Heat obviously didn’t want him to opt out, as they will now have to fend off others for him.


Dwyane Wade's Father Dons Cavaliers Gear

During an event in Miami, Dwyane Wade Sr. wore a Cleveland Cavaliers shirt, surprising many.

A lot of people became Cleveland Cavaliers fans when Lebron came back to the team. However, one would think that Dwyane Wade’s father would be a passionate supporter of the Miami Heat, the team his son has spent his entire career with. The confusion comes about after Dwyane Wade Sr. sported a Cavaliers shirt while speaking at a Father’s Day church event.


Top 10 Internet Memes in Sports in 2012

McKayla Maroney isn't impressed by much, but maybe she likes sports Internet memes.
<p> Top 10 Internet Memes in Sports in 2012, including McKayla is not impressed, Smokin' Jay Cutler, Eli Manning looking at things, Mo Farah running away from things, Manny Pacquiao knocked out, Queen Elizabeth at the London Olympic Opening Ceremonies, the "Good Job, Good Effort" kid, fat Derek Jeter and Anthony Davis' unibrow.</p>

This year, countless Internet memes went viral. But the world of sports saw some of the best. Here is a rundown of the top 10 best Internet memes in sports in 2012.

NBA Preview: Will the Heat Repeat?

Three questions to ponder for the upcoming NBA campaign.
<p> NBA Preview: Will the Heat Repeat?</p>

Last year, the only thing NBA fans knew was what they didn't know — like, would the season ever start? One convincing Miami Heat title and blockbuster trade later, and fans just know that it will be Miami and L.A. in the Finals. C’mon guys, it’s the NBA, no one knows everything. So...
 1) Who’s Next?

Top 10 Reasons Why the Miami Heat Won’t Win the 2013 NBA Championship

The Miami Heat won last season and are the favorites this year, but there are no guarantees.
<p> Top 10 Reasons Why the Miami Heat Won’t Win the 2013 NBA Championship, including LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Erik Spoelstra and Ray Allen.</p>

Kenny Smith Talks March Madness, NBA Linsanity and More

Inside the NBA on TNT and NCAA Tournament on CBS analyst Kenny "The Jet" Smith talks basketball.
<p> Inside the NBA on TNT and NCAA Tournament on CBS analyst Kenny Smith talks March Madness, NBA Linsanity, North Carolina Tar Heels basketball, Jeremy Lin, Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Shaquille O'Neal, Coke Zero and More.</p>

Athlon Sports sat down with Kenny Smith, who covers the NBA on TNT — along with Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal, Ernie Johnson and Co. as a member of the Emmy award-winning Inside the NBA — as well as the NCAA Tournament on CBS. “The Jet” was a first-team All-American point guard under Dean Smith at North Carolina and a two-time NBA Finals champion with the Houston Rockets in 1994 and 1995.

It's NBA Playoffs Eve

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A few thoughts on the eve of the NBA Playoffs beginning...

<p> It's NBA Playoffs Eve as the "second season" gets underway Saturday afternoon. Here are just a few thoughts as we embark on the potential for another 105 games from now until June — that's if every series goes seven games througout the postseason.</p>