The Origins of All 30 NBA Team Names

(via Mental Floss) 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.


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