For multiple reasons though, his numbers just fell off.
Sadly, his intimidating nickname remains, leaving any other player who may be deserving of it to have to settle for something less cool.
Winning the NBA Dunk Contest two times in 1993 and '95.
We're not sure who decided that was deserving enough of the nickname "Baby Jordan," but whoever it was obviously couldn't read the future, because there are plenty of basketball players who would hold that title more appropriately.
No matter what your motivation may be, everyone can see the appeal of using a tough nickname for intimidation, and all you have to do to find them is look to the street.
This article contains a large variety of street names and aliases that have been used by gang members, the mob, and a wide range of other criminals (past and present).
So here are the great nicknames that random athletes have somehow been blessed with.
Nicknames for Guys If you have a friend that’s acting like he’s a total gangster, these nicknames are perfect for him.
I am working on a spinoff type thing of the Mortal Instruments.
Looking for a good gangsta nickname or moniker to make you sound just a little bit tougher?
Perhaps you're a trucker looking for a cool handle or alias to use on your CB, or just a regular Joe looking for an assumed name to use in some online group.
There are so many guys who would be more deserving of his "Slash" nickname in any sport today.