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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:


Ryen Russillo Goes After LeBron James Haters

While filling in for Keith Olbermann, Russillo does his best to irritate viewers.

Keith Olbermann is usually the one getting sports fans worked up at night, but with Ryen Russillo filling it, he more than gladly took on the role.


The radio host gave an almost six-minute speech about LeBron James and his greatness, and that the haters should stop hating. Russillo also continues to ruffle feathers by bringing in up Michael Jordan in comparison.


"There's zero gap between Jordan and James as players," Russillo said. "Talent-wise they're on the same level."


Magic Johnson rips into Lakers ownership

In case you haven’t heard, the Los Angeles Lakers are bad. At 13-40, they’re headed for one of their worst bottom lines in franchise history.


Magic Johnson isn’t too thrilled about the decay of his former vehicle for glory, and he’s got a firm idea about who’s to blame: team heir Jim Buss, son to the late Jerry Buss.


Kobe Bryant Is Finally Going to Start Resting

Age Has Caught Up with the Black Mamba

"You know him," Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott said to reporters Monday — and there was no doubt about who he meant by him. "It's real difficult. He's such a competitor. He wants to go out there and play every minute that he can. The mind is willing, but sometimes the body is not.”


Kobe Bryant is About to Pass Michael Jordan in Points Scored

Kobe Bryant has made quite the career out of impersonating Michael Jordan. Bryant’s studious, obsessive emulation of MJ’s form of isolation basketball has made him the league’s most famous, prized hero-baller since His Airness hung up his ever-famous shoes (for the third and final time) in 2003.