The Origins of All 30 NBA Team Names

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    Growing up, I played Hoops. In the military, I was a Ref. But, for several decades now I’ve had absolutely no interest in the game. But, this looked like a fun piece so I thought I’d share it with you.


    The Hornets were supposed to be the Spirit, while the Grizzlies were almost named the Mounties. Why is a team in Los Angeles nicknamed the Lakers, and what's a team called the Jazz doing in Utah? Here's the story behind the nicknames of all 30 teams.

    And none of them really thrill me. Read about them @ The Origins of All 30 NBA Team Names
     
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    The only one I knew was the Lakers, since they came from Minnesota, I never realized how the bulls came into play.


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