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99 Funny Fantasy Basketball Team Names (2018-19)

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

The 2018-19 NBA regular season officially tips off on October 16, which means it is time for fantasy basketball. Only one team can win your league, but every team can have a funny fantasy basketball team name. The NBA might be the most MEME-able league, with hilarious pop culture crossover, savvy (and sensitive) social media savants, passive-aggressive trolling, straight-up beef and everything in between. Coming up with a clever, dirty, witty or topical reference is the name of the name game. Here’s a few suggestions for the NBA season:

 

LeBron "Bronny" James Jr.: 5 Fast Facts to Know

He's following in his father’s footsteps.
LeBron “Bronny” James Jr. is following in his father’s footsteps.

LeBron “Bronny” James Jr. is basketball royalty, as the son and namesake of “King James,” LeBron James Sr. — a four-time NBA MVP and three-time NBA champion who’s constantly mentioned in debates over the “G.O.A.T.” (Greatest of All-Time). But LeBron Jr., better known as Bronny who stands around 5'10" tall, is making a name for himself these days. Here are a few fun facts to know about the rising eighth grader whose dad joined the Los Angeles Lakers.

 

Injuries are a bigger factor than ever in 2015 NBA Playoffs

John Wall, Kevin Love, Tony Allen, Pau Gasol, Kyire Irving, LeBron James, Joakim Noah, Mike Conley, Chris Paul, Patrick Beverley, Paul Millsap — this is but a partial list of injury-afflicted players on the eight remaining teams in the NBA Playoffs. Some are gone for the year, while some are missing games and returning, and others yet are just playing on compromised bodies.

 

NBA Series Preview & Prediction: Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Clippers

Chris Paul has long been one of the NBA’s best players. But Saturday night, he ascended into the echelon of timeless legends. His inspired, hobbled performance in the Los Angeles Clippers’ Game 7 victory over the San Antonio Spurs, 111-109, goes straight into a pantheon including iconic showings from Isiah Thomas and Michael Jordan. If you didn’t see his game-winner, you missed one of the sport’s finest moments:

The Warriors-Clippers rivalry rages on

If L.A. is basketball’s capital city, then California is most certainly its most important republic. And no NBA storyline is doing the state more good these days than the current rage between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors.

 

Chris Paul criticizes rookie woman referee

Thursday night was a bad one for the Los Angeles Clippers. They lost 105-94 to LeBron James and the surging Cleveland Cavaliers — winners of 12 straight — but the final score was a lot closer than most of the game. L.A. was down by more than thirty for parts of the second half.

 

On top of the bad loss was a worse media gaffe by their point guard and leader, Chris Paul. Paul took to criticizing rookie female referee Lauren Holtkamp after the game. He wasn’t too pleased with a technical foul call in the third quarter.

 

Shortened NBA Schedule Means Teams Need Youth and Depth

NBA teams will have to play 66 games in 123 days this year. With less rest in between games, a team's youth and depth have never been so important.
<p> NBA teams will have to play 66 games in 123 days this year. &nbsp;With less rest in between games, a team's youth and depth have never been so important.</p>

by Josh Kipnis

The Chris Paul madness is over.  Finally.  The NBA’s opening tipoff starts in 10 days, so what do you say we stop talking about free agency and start focusing on the actual game.

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