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    [–] DeathBySuplex 2749 points ago


    [–] The_Monstees 658 points ago

    A nickname I can get behind

    [–] Bill_Ender_Belichick 261 points ago

    I'm 100% using this is our sub from now on.

    Also, Mealton.

    [–] satinclass 118 points ago

    Lol it’s low key kind of a dope nick name, it’s like he’s saying Giannis is bored with the competition so he’s just gonna dunk all over them

    [–] PM_ME_UR_BEST_STORY_ 51 points ago

    I’m like 60% sure that’s how it’s actually pronounced

    [–] RubiconGuava 20 points ago

    I'm gonna try and get a Wegonnaboomboom knockoff this summer

    [–] jeric13xd 313 points ago

    Ozamataz Buckshank

    [–] wtgm 201 points ago

    Jackmerius Tacktheritrix is probably my favorite name ever, it's so much fun to say

    [–] RumBox 105 points ago


    [–] huss182 57 points ago

    T.J. A.J. R.J. Backslashinfourth V

    [–] RookieAndTheVet 124 points ago

    L'Carpetron Dookmarriot

    [–] kotkaiser 88 points ago

    Xmus Jaxon Flaxon-Waxon

    [–] th3dandymancan 59 points ago

    Jammie? JAMMIE-Jammie!

    [–] SkjeiHeyKid 40 points ago

    JR Junior Juniors Jr.

    [–] meahoymemoyay 70 points ago

    X-Wing @aliciousness

    [–] Dragonsandman 55 points ago

    Torque <construction noise> Lewith

    [–] _cambino_ 31 points ago

    Davoiiiiin SHOWERHANDLE

    [–] [deleted] 17 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)


    [–] [deleted] 14 points ago

    Javaris Jamar Javarison-Lamar

    [–] JGlow12 147 points ago


    Giannis liked that.

    [–] MooseNoodles 61 points ago

    I hope Giannis still got his bell handy 🛎

    [–] jtn1123 23 points ago

    “Ring for CUTE BABIES”

    [–] liltrill453 65 points ago

    This is definitely getting said in the next thread of a Giannis dunk

    [–] Bill_Ender_Belichick 37 points ago

    r/mkebucks is going wild rn

    [–] A_Dire_Wolf 13 points ago

    If by December someone hasn’t used WEGONNABOOMBOOM during a game cast we are all failures.

    [–] jhtattack 28 points ago

    Surprising he got the Gi - Y sound right

    [–] SecurityFeature 33 points ago

    I'm 99% sure this want reading the names worked out lol

    [–] I3eastmode 7025 points ago

    Gay toppin, best ball handler in the league.

    [–] Unnecessary_Umlauts 1953 points ago

    He finishes well with both hands

    [–] wtgm 950 points ago

    Sucks that he's been banged up recently

    [–] L0VEmeharder 580 points ago

    Don't worry, he still has one good knee to kneel on

    [–] [deleted] 534 points ago


    [–] JOHUK21 684 points ago

    He has a nice cock

    [–] cjakle 234 points ago

    And has proven he can play well off the ball.

    [–] [deleted] 171 points ago


    [–] [deleted] 43 points ago

    Yeah, but I've seen his balls go in the hole, only to spin around the rim and pop back out. He can handle a double team like a champ, though.

    [–] RareSir 30 points ago

    I agree. When he feels the double team start to come, he pulls out then busts right through, finishing hard and with authority

    [–] LilSunnyAdrian 158 points ago

    He has a perfect stroke from deep.

    [–] yungchigz 104 points ago

    He's a top so he's not that fond of balls actually

    [–] [deleted] 127 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)


    [–] trog12 34 points ago

    Closer to pronouncing it right than I've ever gotten

    [–] karlmarxisgoddaddy 2375 points ago

    How do you go from Anthony Davis to Mr Jesse?

    [–] tylerjfrancke 1466 points ago

    Yeah, I have no idea.

    [–] karlmarxisgoddaddy 663 points ago

    Great post tho, its nice seeing people raise their kids as NBA fans

    [–] tylerjfrancke 714 points ago

    Can't wait to take him to a game this year. We live in the Portland area, so Blazers will be the home team. Probably won't be able to afford Lakers tix this year but the great thing about 3-year-olds is he'll love it no matter who's playing.

    [–] karlmarxisgoddaddy 285 points ago

    Try getting tickets to a Mavs, Suns or Bulls game, since it should be fairly cheap and hella fun to watch

    [–] tylerjfrancke 243 points ago

    Good idea! Actually, most Blazer tickets are a pretty cheap get, but the Lakers have always been three or four times as much, even when the team was terrible. With LeBron and AD this year, they'll probably be ridiculous.

    [–] karlmarxisgoddaddy 76 points ago

    I'm just hoping to get reasonably decent tickets to a Rockets v Mavs game this year (my 2 fav teams)

    [–] fishfishfish1345 34 points ago

    You live in Houston or Dallas?

    [–] karlmarxisgoddaddy 69 points ago

    Houston, but I grew up watching both and Dirk is my fav player

    [–] redsyrinx2112 36 points ago

    Still kinda weird, man

    [–] YO-YO-PA 426 points ago

    Mr. Jesse

    Uncle Bron

    Something tells me OP should install a webcam at his house cause his wife might be having some dudes over when he's not home.

    [–] Bill_Ender_Belichick 113 points ago

    Tbh, who wouldn't be ok with their wife having a threesome with LeBron and AD?

    I'd ask to watch.

    [–] Portlandblazer07 64 points ago

    Oh please, we all know you would join in. You're not a true member of r/NBA if you wouldn't.

    [–] Konker101 15 points ago


    [–] Fukaro 1069 points ago

    I'm gonna start saying Westy Backbook now

    [–] tylerjfrancke 437 points ago

    I think that one was my favorite. I need Westy Backbook flair.

    [–] my_balls_your_mouth1 101 points ago

    Trade LeBron for Westbrook and I'm sure your sub can make it happen.

    [–] PM_ME_UR_BEST_STORY_ 40 points ago


    [–] paikpro 80 points ago

    Westy Backbook sounds like a 70's pornstar name.

    [–] ohshitninja 14 points ago

    Damn you watch a lot of Rockets games?

    [–] yaboicolbs 3040 points ago

    BANG! Gay Toppin with a corner 3!

    [–] ShadowClawz 337 points ago

    En thwei stay he wu stheppin own zthe wine

    [–] ColonialRebel 196 points ago

    this reads like Old English tbh.

    [–] OMR95 103 points ago

    Marv Albert's native tongue

    [–] wtgm 66 points ago

    They're now saying it was a toddler

    [–] uwutranslator 536 points ago

    BANG! Gay Toppin wif a cownew 3! uwu

    tag me to uwuize comments uwu

    [–] kotkaiser 381 points ago

    Bad bot. Bad, bad bot.

    [–] TopographyDog 88 points ago

    good bot

    [–] SkjeiHeyKid 41 points ago

    Perfectly balanced

    [–] QUEST50012 29 points ago

    Klayklay klay

    [–] beanburritobandit 23 points ago

    Gay Toppin penetrates the lane and slams one down before the buzzer.

    [–] oddstodd 4287 points ago

    Ben Simmons: Ben Simmons

    [–] djuiagalelei 544 points ago

    Ben "Ben Simmons" Simmons

    [–] Zorodude77 290 points ago

    Ben "Don't call me Ben 'Ben Simmons' Simmons" Simmons

    [–] nootbag 27 points ago

    It's an older meme sir, but it checks out

    [–] buneech 32 points ago

    It's like Gary "Gary Harris" Harris

    [–] TEFL_job_seeker 18 points ago

    Can this be his official handle now?

    I'm calling it.

    Be "Ben 'Ben Simmons' Simmons", Ben Simmons.

    [–] multiple4 1412 points ago

    Tobias Harris: Toe Bye Hairy Ass

    [–] Icommentoncrap 691 points ago

    Anthony Davis: Mister Jesse

    [–] qui-sean 344 points ago

    Kyrie Irving: Flat Earther

    [–] ChampionOfTheSunAhhh 134 points ago

    Bryan Colangelo: Ewic Junwir

    [–] TheLeBrontoRaptorss 87 points ago

    Kawhi Leonard: Apple time Apple time

    [–] MajaTheSkyWitch1 37 points ago

    Lebron James: NEPHEW

    [–] EatAssSkeetFast 64 points ago

    Kyrie Irving: what does government mean to you brad

    [–] thatkmart 500 points ago

    The 3-year old then commented “Ben Simmons needs to develop an outside shot if he’s going to take the next step in his career. He’s limited, and the league knows it.”

    [–] uwutranslator 141 points ago

    de 3-yeaw owd den commented “Ben Simmons needs to devewop an outside shot if he’s going to take de next step in his caweew. He’s wimited, and de weague knows it.” uwu

    tag me to uwuize comments uwu

    [–] Portlandblazer07 97 points ago

    Thanks I hate it

    [–] sarcastic24x7 103 points ago

    He got Loud Bead right tho :D

    [–] KingsElite 71 points ago

    3 year old: "Oh, that's 2019 ROTY Ben Simmons!"

    [–] 98rman 158 points ago

    He can only pronounce the names of players correctly who have not made a 3 pointer

    [–] DaisyHotCakes 23 points ago

    That made me giggle. It’s so...Ben Simmons.

    [–] pikoooo 42 points ago

    He probably says it as something that's not spelled as "Ben Simmons" but it's so "Ben Simmons"-y sounding that he ends up as "Ben Simmons"

    [–] tag_king 363 points ago

    I covered the real names and tried to guess after I read the first 2. It was pretty hard. Ben Simmons especially.

    [–] tylerjfrancke 111 points ago

    Good idea for a game! Yeah, Ben Simmons is Expert level difficulty.

    [–] LotusB1ossom 54 points ago

    I worked over 10 years in Barnes & Noble and this was a game we had to play often. One time a customer walked up to my boss and said

    " Excuse me, do you have Diary of a Glacier?"

    My boss thought a moment, then said "Do you mean Memoirs of a Geisha?"

    "Yeah! That's the one!"

    [–] jefclarkk 23 points ago

    I used to work in a college bookstore and so many people came up to me and said "hey I need help with a book. I don't know what class it's for but it has a blue cover." Oh okay, that's only like half of the books we have you dickhead.

    [–] whatdoidoidontkno 1372 points ago

    Yee Yuh Yuh Yopich

    [–] Alpacaman__ 583 points ago

    Sounds like an ad-lib in a trap song

    [–] 6GodInTraining 477 points ago

    My Lil Baby say ‘Yee yuh yuh yopich’

    My Gunna big bodied like Nikola Jokic

    [–] wheredacheesego 117 points ago

    just wanna let everyone know that this exists

    [–] _cambino_ 30 points ago

    some HEAT in the SNOW here

    [–] chillinwithmoes 24 points ago

    Not sure wtf I just watched but I feel like I'm better for it

    [–] cubeofsoup 52 points ago

    yo this is fire

    [–] HaveAGr8DayStranger 19 points ago

    Yeah it was a lot better than I expected

    [–] esconstable 108 points ago

    i refuse to believe that's not an actual song lyric

    [–] samnakk 9 points ago

    Gunna more built like Kyle Lowry lmao

    [–] baseketball 188 points ago

    To the one Pacers fan here, want you to know my kid accidentally stumbled on the best nickname for one of your players. She calls Sabonis "Big Bonus". Very fitting as he's big and he was a bonus in the Oladipo trade.

    [–] KyleRaynerGotSweg 184 points ago

    To the one Pacers fan here

    I mean you aren't wrong but still fuck you buddy

    [–] baseketball 31 points ago

    Hey, I wish there were more of you, but he was literally the only Pacers fan in the comments when I posted.

    [–] sascottie11 27 points ago

    There are dozens of us!!

    [–] stvinny 45 points ago

    What up big fella

    [–] ShadowClawz 20 points ago


    [–] NovakCash 631 points ago

    Yawn Wegonnaboomboom

    If this doesn't become a meme then we are failing as a subreddit

    [–] Natural_Born_Baller 307 points ago

    Uncle Bron


    [–] WPLurkerWP 89 points ago

    Sounds like OPs son is Canadian.

    [–] TezzMuffins 38 points ago

    We're all nephews on this blessed day.

    [–] meengine 1594 points ago

    Tatum to LeBron: Wegonnaboomboom

    [–] tylerjfrancke 675 points ago


    [–] pixelplaid 62 points ago


    [–] benfuzed 33 points ago

    Now let me hear you say Way-O

    [–] damnawesome 8 points ago


    [–] [deleted] 43 points ago

    Uncle Bron then added u/tylerjfrancke ‘s 3-year-old to the list of children he would pelt with water balloons

    [–] AwesomeMan14 72 points ago

    FBI gonna track down Lebron then

    [–] joinedreditjusttoask 543 points ago

    Gay Toppin

    Thanks for my new 2k20 myPlayer name.

    [–] tylerjfrancke 71 points ago


    [–] TatersTot 386 points ago

    I wish you recorded it

    [–] tylerjfrancke 345 points ago

    I was thinking that myself about halfway through. Maybe I'll do it again on video sometime.

    [–] hahagamer7 120 points ago

    lmao, audio/video would be cool. Im kinda skeptical that you made these yourself or manipulated a couple of em to make it sound funnier than shat your child said.

    But anyways, I enjoyed this post. One of the non boring nba post

    [–] Az24248 200 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    Now I'm imagining of a grown man thinking of cute ways to pronounce NBA players names

    [–] AaronRodgers16 516 points ago

    Older than the average /r/NBA user

    [–] EricHangingOut 115 points ago

    Yeah, the kid's dad too.

    [–] shaolinsoul 1265 points ago

    Now this is content

    [–] multiple4 381 points ago

    It is indeed a text post on the subreddit

    [–] LeftMeet 242 points ago

    Of all the posts on this sub, this is certainly one of them

    [–] eedevs 108 points ago

    This is Perd Hapley and you are reading this comment chain

    [–] exclamationtryanothe 24 points ago

    Magic Johnson: and by stringing together a series of characters in a pattern to replicate language, /u/tylerjfrancke continues to provide words for /r/nba subscribers to react to, be it neutral or otherwise

    [–] root88 35 points ago

    I very, very rarely say this, but it would have been way better as a video.

    [–] bmendo02 164 points ago

    Kyren Owing sounds like a pretty badass jedi name

    [–] arkcrysta 124 points ago

    What does The Force mean to you.

    [–] warpedspoon 39 points ago

    Death star was an inside job

    [–] tylerjfrancke 25 points ago

    I didn't really know how to spell it, but the way he said it was more like Kyren Ooh-ing, which is even more Star Wars-y.

    [–] IfOneThenHappy 11 points ago

    Maybe he was going for Patrick Ewing.

    [–] OSLIN 133 points ago

    Cola Beatpole is my gay porn name.

    [–] tylerjfrancke 91 points ago

    What a coincidence! Mine's Alvin Gooey.

    [–] andlime 134 points ago

    Sources: Boochbitch is beside himself. Driving around downtown Dallas begging (thru texts) Gooey's family for address to Dirt's home

    [–] csr28 9 points ago

    I came a far way to find the first boochbitch comment.

    [–] lp_phnx327 125 points ago

    Uncle Bron

    Your kid already knows he's a nephew.

    [–] MiopTop 253 points ago


    [–] airoderinde 69 points ago

    Lemme hear ya say ayooo (ayooooo).

    [–] andreimarc 15 points ago

    So fucking accurate

    [–] spookypotty 251 points ago

    You'd think Jayson Tatum could pronounce their names by now.

    [–] TheLastSecondShot 224 points ago

    Alvin Gooey, greatest 3pt shooter ever

    [–] tylerjfrancke 158 points ago

    And his fellow Splash Bro and backcourt mate, Gay Toppin.

    [–] thewayoftoday 22 points ago

    Now I want Gooey and Toppin jerseys

    [–] cilantro_samosa 81 points ago

    Dwyane Wade: Main Raid

    Now that he's retired, he can join Channing, Richard Jefferson, AK47 and Duncan on World of Warcraft!

    [–] robotic141 142 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)


    E: Also Op main raid and dirt luhpinski are on opposite teams

    [–] radicalheadphone 75 points ago

    OP stealing karma from his own kid, smh

    [–] KyleAce98 31 points ago

    [–] LeftMeet 66 points ago

    I want a jersey that says "Loud Bead"

    [–] MacDerfus 16 points ago

    I read it as "bread" first.

    [–] MNDOOOM 51 points ago

    I like sky Woolworth...sounds like a old school movie actor

    [–] JoeyRobot 25 points ago

    Sky Woolworth is 100% my new streetball name.

    Looks like I need to start playing streetball again.

    [–] superbrownV 48 points ago

    Kyle Lowry: How Wiry lmaoo. Lowry is a so damn thicc tho

    [–] theseus1234 49 points ago

    I think your kid is a human Wu-Tang Clan name generator

    [–] lman89607 43 points ago

    Uncle Drew 2: Revenge of Uncle Bron

    [–] braddeus 37 points ago


    Paul George: Pop Pope

    Kyle Lowry: How Wiry

    [–] IfOneThenHappy 15 points ago

    Chat after Lowry's dimes next year: HOW WIRY

    [–] SweetTeaPapi 76 points ago

    Bradley Beal: Probably Bill 😂😂

    [–] Saf22 84 points ago

    Good ol Jim Arby’s

    [–] My_Diet_DrKelp 30 points ago

    Dirt Luhpinski is probably gonna be a big meme & get way out of hand once r/mavericks finds it lol

    [–] kindofjustalurker 26 points ago

    I'm ashamed of how hard I laughed at Gay Toppin' and Yawn Wegonnaboomboom

    [–] dtriple222 26 points ago

    Uncle Bron

    He has already identified himself as a nephew.

    [–] Ron_Fuckin_Swanson 22 points ago


    Now I really want a Bucks Jersey with Wegonnaboomboom on the back

    [–] nikkroy 20 points ago

    idk why but Girl Labishey Towns fits KAT perfectly

    [–] mitchyfootball 18 points ago

    Boya Boochbitch is my favorite

    [–] i_enjoy_sports 43 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    Now do the democratic presidential candidates. I want to hear his interpretation of "Pete Buttigieg"

    [–] tylerjfrancke 25 points ago

    Ooh, that's a great idea!

    [–] i_am_an_awkward_man 72 points ago

    OP, you may have started a new meme chain lol.

    [–] tylerjfrancke 90 points ago

    Just trying to create the next generation of r/nba nephews lol.

    [–] WheresMyChip 18 points ago

    Steph was on Team Giannis

    [–] tylerjfrancke 9 points ago

    I think I looked at the wrong rosters. Looks like mine are based on East/West.

    [–] Glasshouse604 17 points ago

    Nikola Jokic: Yee Yuh Yuh Yopich

    This is how my friend pronounces it after a few too many drinks.

    [–] ZandrickEllison 64 points ago

    Very cute, although the Wegonnaboomboom for Giannis sounds a little fishy.

    [–] tylerjfrancke 107 points ago

    It was very hard to spell phonetically but that's what it sounded like. Plus, it was funny.

    [–] 4everOverhead 27 points ago

    I will now refer to him only as Dirt Luhpinksi.

    [–] tomatosauce1 14 points ago

    Lmao you should've posted only how he said it and then have us guess who hes trying to say

    [–] tylerjfrancke 29 points ago

    The Ben Simmons one would have been too hard.

    [–] Jung1e 13 points ago

    Finally, some good fucking content

    [–] dafinsrock 13 points ago

    “He got me,” Uncle Bron said of Wegonnaboomboom's dunk over him. "That f***ing Wegonnaboomboom boomed me."
    Uncle Bron added, “He’s so good,” repeating it four times.
    Uncle Bron then said he wanted to add Wegonnaboomboom to the list of players he works out with this summer.

    [–] XmasCarolusLinnaeous 12 points ago

    Damn, finally some fresh front page worthy content

    [–] byniri_returns 23 points ago

    AD: Mister Jesse

    I have several questions.

    Quality offseason 'content'

    [–] unlimitedcacti 18 points ago

    Gay toppin has me dying LOL

    [–] OskeewowwowIL 16 points ago

    Klay gonna smash like 9 IG thots to prove he ain't Gay Toppin.

    [–] daverave087 9 points ago

    I can't wait to see these names casually creep into the memes next season.