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200 Funny and Clever Fantasy Basketball Team Names

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Read on for some witty fantasy basketball team names.

Read on for some witty fantasy basketball team names.

NBA Fantasy Basketball Team Names

Another NBA basketball season is upon us and the first requirement for a successful fantasy basketball year is a clever, funny, and witty team name. But sometimes it's hard to think of one that best fits your style. Don't worry if you can't think of one because you have come to the right place. There are 200 names to choose from here, ranging from snarky to goofy and everything in between. Have fun checking them out, and hopefully, you can find a name that works for your 2022-2023 fantasy basketball team.

Zion Williamson, PF, New Orleans Pelicans

Zion Williamson, PF, New Orleans Pelicans

Funny Fantasy NBA Team Names

We're Gonna Need a Bigger Bol

Iron Like a Lion in Zion

The Caitlin Clark Five

Mt. Zion United

The Dream Shakers

Turn the Paige

Killian Me Softly

Dropping the F-Biyombo

Return of the Cedi

Ja No Dead

Bonga Drums

Dort Vader

Tacko Tuesday

Steph Infection

Tacko Bell

Bojan in the Wind

Personal Favors

Seraphin Addict

Full Metal Jokic

Duncan's Donuts

Just Udoh It

Blatche Ops 2


Couldn't Caris Less

Battiers Not Included

Odom Luck

Metta Physics

Storm Serge

The Mayo Clinic

World B. Faried

Bol Movement

Speights Fire

Loul Country

Barea Reef

Dragic Jack

Bros Before Hawes

Calderon Cartel

Goran With Yourself

Kyrie On Baggage

Jae Walker

Vocal Frye

Hinrich Maneuver

Wake & Blake

Head on Collison

The Old Artestament

Ronnie Loves Mamba

Shock & Diaw

Raging Bol

Get Your Zaza's Out!

Collison Course

The Mighty Okafors

With All My Dwight

We Run the Knight

Coca Scola

Pippen on a 40

Mirza Virus

Visualize Metta Whirled Peas

Amar'e Jane

Acid Rajon

Stiemsma Cell Research

Fine and Melo

DeMars Rover

Out of My Teague

Deliver Me From Noahwhere

Kidd Gloves

Sniffing Turkoglu

Symptoms of Linsanity

Jrue Light Special

Carmelo Apples

Temporary Linsanity

A Dwight to Behold

Smokin' a Bol

Too Good To Be Jrue

Luck of the Diaw

The Linsane Asylum

Okogie from Muskogee

You Da Bosh

Ain't Noah Stoppin' This

Always on Deron

The Morrow Majority

Monta's Inferno

Nash It and Dash It

Dream of the Jrue Turtles

Rubio, Don't Take K. Love to Town

Shake and Blake

Sessions Player

Loul Level Bombers

The Rump Roasters (tribute to Daryl Dawkins)

Pau Wow

Wiggins Out

Hold the Mayo

Nowitzki or Never

The Bosh Pit

Stuckey Pecan Log

Caris Whisper

Chandler Parsons Project

Afflalo 18

Tit for Gortat

Curry Up and Shoot

Melo Fellows

Big Bosh Man

Zach it Up

Jrues for Jesus

Harkless Bastards

Bangers and Nash

Harkless Heart

Russ Belt

Gobert or Go Home

Irritable Bol Syndrome

Ish or Ish Not

The Jordan Rules

Aminu Acids

Dedmon Don't Talk

Greivis Angel

Ah-Capela Choir

Darkness on the Edge of Towns

Empty Vassell


Killian Hayes, PG, Detroit Pistons

Killian Hayes, PG, Detroit Pistons

Film and TV-Inspired Fantasy Basketball Team Names

  1. Hield or High Water
  2. Beverley Hillbillies
  3. Poeltl Fiction
  4. Fultz In Our Stars
  5. Kleber Lang
  6. King James Landing
  7. Return of the Cedi
  8. Zero Darko Thirty
  9. Cool Hand Luka
  10. James of Thrones
  11. The Darko Knight
  12. Mahinmi Vice
  13. Midnight Kawhiboy
  14. Uncle Festus
  15. Easy Ridnour
  16. Welcome Back Korver
  17. Apocalypse Noah
  18. Strange Dragic
  19. Maxiell Overdrive
  20. Afflalo Creed
  21. Clear and Present Granger
  22. Howard's End
  23. Seed of Stuckey
  24. Lone Granger
  25. Kobe Wan Enobi
  26. Odom and Odomer
  27. The King and I
  28. King of All Blatche
  29. There's Something About Amar'e
  30. Jrue Grit
  31. Atomic Biyombos
  32. Metta World is Not Enough
  33. Blaking Bad
  34. Beauty and the Beasley
  35. I Speights On Your Grave
  36. Sinking of the Bismack
  37. Bogans Heroes
  38. Dahntay's Peak
  39. Lin City
  40. Chronicles of Redick
  41. Rafer Madness
  42. Batum Goes the Dynamite
  43. It's Harden Out Here for a Pimp
  44. Kemba Berries
  45. Kawhi So Serious
  46. License to Lillard
  47. Dirty Wroten Scoundrels
  48. You Can Act Like a Manu
  49. Loul & Order
  50. Shved's Dead Baby
  51. Brokeback Motiejunas
  52. Luol Rider
  53. Full Metal Jokic
Tacko Fall, C, Boston Celtics

Tacko Fall, C, Boston Celtics

Music-Inspired NBA Fantasy Team Names

  1. . . . And Justise for All
  2. Bojan in the Wind
  3. Nobody's Fultz But Mine
  4. Kick Out The James
  5. Ayton No Mountain High Enough
  6. Bad to the Bojan
  7. Kyrie On My Wayward Son
  8. Born on Adebayo
  9. Oubre-Di Oubre-Da
  10. Linsane in the Membrane
  11. Noel Diggity
  12. Faried Falling
  13. Danilo Ice
  14. Biz Markieff
  15. Foye Ever Man
  16. When We Was Fab
  17. Lin On Me
  18. Noahwhere Man
  19. Don't Bogut That Joint
  20. Blatche Sabbath
  21. When Dunleavy Breaks
  22. The Granger Zone
  23. Do You Believe in Dragic?
  24. Hail Amar'e
  25. Long Mayo You Run
  26. Heaven's Just a Lin Away
  27. Dengnam Style
  28. Back in Blatche
  29. Friends in Luol Places
  30. The Needle and the Weatherspoon
  31. Help Me Rondo
  32. Paint It Blatche
  33. High Cost of Luol Living
  34. Noah Doubt
  35. A Man Needs a Wade
  36. Beal Street Blues
  37. K. Love & Special Sauce
  38. Harden My Heart
  39. One Love
  40. Bismackie
  41. Protected by a Silver Weatherspoon
  42. Two Live Jrue
  43. Goodbye Rubio Tuesday
  44. Everybody Deng Chung Tonight
  45. Jrue Let the Dogs Out?
  46. Who'll Stop the Rajon?
  47. Milk Kawhi Blues Boogie
  48. The Monster Nash
  49. Love Don't Kosta Thing
  50. Nene Hey Hey Goodbye
  51. 24 Caris Magic
  52. Pimpin' Aint Beasley
  53. Blurred Lins
  54. How Could You Be Moe Harkless?
  55. The Wind Cries Amar'e
  56. Last Chauncey Power Drive
  57. Melo My Mind
  58. The Heat is On
  59. My Name Is Luka
  60. Mo Bamba Blues
  61. Method Manu
  62. In Through the Out Dort
  63. Ayton No Sunshine
Nikola Jokic, C, Denver Nuggets

Nikola Jokic, C, Denver Nuggets

Reader Input

Feel free to put your team name ideas in the comments section and I will add them to the list under the reader suggestion heading.

Hakeem Olajuwon, Hall of Famer

Hakeem Olajuwon, Hall of Famer

Reader Suggestions

  • Magic Raptor Nuggets (Scott)
  • Curious Paul George (Billy)
  • JHarden Superstarden (peezy)
  • Chris Kaman UR Face (kcandjacy)
  • OJ Mayo Done It (andyglean)
  • Fast and Curryous (JoeShmoeBro)
  • Harden Gay (JoeShmoeBro)
  • When Dwight Met Bryant (bisnar6665)
  • Dr. Bealgood...Huh...Huh? (The Real Beal)
  • RoseB4Ho's (Ryan)
  • Beals on Wheels (The Real Beal)
  • Beal Me In (The Real Beal)
  • Marcin Band (The Real Beal)

Fantasy Team Names for Other Sports

Be sure to check out my lists of fantasy team names for other sports like NASCAR, hockey, football, and baseball.


jp on October 26, 2018:

How about "Love you Long time"

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Noname on October 13, 2018:

Lavine La Vida Loca

Niko on October 09, 2018:

I have a good one Love is all Cle need (love is all we need) get it lol

Ken on October 09, 2018:

KYRIE on Wayward Son

Superdave39 on October 28, 2017:

bodak melo

Hector on October 16, 2017:


Will Cozine on October 25, 2016:

LaMarc Gasoldridge

Will Cozine on October 25, 2016:

How about: I'm Hunting Babbitts?

theframjak (author) from East Coast on October 01, 2016:

Hey everyone. Another basketball season is upon us. I can't wait to see the new names people come up with in the next month.

StrongasanElk on October 27, 2015:

Lamar shOdom a Harden

Regs on October 27, 2015:

Puff the Magic Dragic

JPix on October 25, 2015:

99 problems but A Blatche ain't 1

Darren on October 11, 2015:

Boyz N The Rodney Hood

Nene Hilario on October 06, 2015:

Watch Me Nene

Obum on October 05, 2015:

Curry me Favors

Noah on February 23, 2015:

Gobert or go home

j on February 17, 2015:

The Raging Hardens

242424 on January 30, 2015:

Russell and Flow


Can't Knock the Russell

Lions, Tigers, and Goberts

Home 'Dipo (Olidipo)

There is no TY (lawson)

D.U.I. Ty

Ariza's Jesus

Dieng Bang

Run DMC (cousins)

ajm77 on January 19, 2015:

Carry on Hayward Son

Baan on January 09, 2015:

Blaked All Day, Boogie All Night

artverduzco on November 02, 2014:

mine this year- NashtyKobeNda SwaggyBoozers

Satyam on October 26, 2014:

Don't drop that Dirk a Dirk

James on October 21, 2014:

Harden the paint

CoreyBaijel on October 21, 2014:

Knight in Shining Amir

^Brandon Knight and Amir Johnson

BeCous I'm All About that Bass

^Demarcus Cousins and Brandon Bass

Ryan on October 17, 2014:

Your Love Makes Me Harden

jordan on October 17, 2014:

Better Call Gasol

All About that Pass (No Dribble)


Fifty Shades of Klay

John on October 12, 2014:


Jackson on October 12, 2014:

Steph curry pork

theframjak (author) from East Coast on October 11, 2014:

Hey kansas reference, thanks for the team name. Be sure to stop by again.

theframjak (author) from East Coast on October 11, 2014:

Paul, thanks for reading and thanks for the great suggestions!

Paul on October 11, 2014:

Pippen Ain't Beasley

Kareem Pies

Taking a Wiz

Paul's Private Pierceings

kansas reference on October 08, 2014:

Kyrie on my Hayward son

Gasmann on October 04, 2014:

LaMarcus Zorro

Beesmif on September 26, 2014:

with Zoram joining Goran, 80s referencing "Double Dragic"

theframjak (author) from East Coast on September 18, 2014:

Seano, thanks for reading and thanks for the suggestion. Be sure to check back for new names in the future.

Seano on September 17, 2014:

Tobias' Harrasers

theframjak (author) from East Coast on February 26, 2014:

jason, cool name, thanks for reading and for the input.

jason on February 22, 2014:

PAUerman 5000!

Corner19footers on November 09, 2013:

I got Gasol but im not a Gosoldier

Dolla Dolla Beals Yall

theframjak (author) from East Coast on October 28, 2013:

Thanks for reading The Real Beal.

The Real Beal on October 27, 2013:

Otto's Porterhouse Steak

The Real Beal on October 27, 2013:

Beals on Wheels

The Wall (as in the Pink Floyd Album/John Wall)

Supper--the largest Beal of the day

Beal Me In

Marcin Band

theframjak (author) from East Coast on October 27, 2013:

Thanks for reading Ryan. I'll add it to the list.

Ryan on October 27, 2013:


theframjak (author) from East Coast on October 25, 2013:

Scott, thanks for reading and sharing.

Scott on October 25, 2013:

Magic Raptor Nuggets

kcandjacy on October 18, 2013:

Chris Kaman UR Face

Paul on October 17, 2013:

More great names at

peezy on October 15, 2013:

last season i went with JHarden Superstarden

Billy on October 01, 2013:

Curious George(Paul George)

theframjak (author) from East Coast on March 20, 2013:

andyglean, thanks for reading and also for the suggestion. I'll add it to the list.

theframjak (author) from East Coast on March 20, 2013:

idigwebsites, thanks for reading. I'm glad you enjoyed the hub.

idigwebsites from United States on March 20, 2013:

Fun wordplay! Nice one thetramjak. Voted up and funny. :)

theframjak (author) from East Coast on March 16, 2013:

JoeShmoeBro, thanks for reading and providing some cool suggestions. I will add them to the list.

JoeShmoeBro on March 16, 2013:

how bout:

Fast and Curryous

Curryous George

Harden Gay

this is a good article...should have used one of these names for my team.


theframjak (author) from East Coast on March 08, 2013:

bisnar6665, thanks for reading. I appreciate the compliment and the team name suggestion. I need more Kobe and Dwight references in the list.

John from Irvine, California on March 08, 2013:

LOL this is great. I would have liked a "when dwight met bryant"

theframjak (author) from East Coast on January 17, 2013:

Nice one. Thanks for reading.

The Real Beal on January 16, 2013:

Dr. Bealgood...Huh...Huh?

!@# on January 02, 2013:

don't be afflaloer

theframjak (author) from East Coast on December 19, 2012:

Thanks for reading and thanks for the suggestions.

Un-Beal-ievable on December 15, 2012:

The Real Beal

Real Recognize Beal

BradBeal4ever on December 09, 2012:

Beal-ieve the Un-Beal-ievable/Now I'm a Beal-iever/Don't Stop

Beal-ieving/There's No I in Teague

Dave on November 29, 2012:

twelve good men and jrue

theframjak (author) from East Coast on November 13, 2012:

Marty, thanks for reading.

Marty on November 13, 2012:

Love Hurts

theframjak (author) from East Coast on November 01, 2012:

Thanks for reading.

theframjak (author) from East Coast on October 30, 2012:

Nice one.

Alex on October 29, 2012:

James (gives me a) Harden

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