Athlete name changes

Unknown date; Atlanta, GA, USA; FILE PHOTO; Philadelphia 76ers guard Lloyd Free (21) also known as World B. Free in action against the Atlanta Hawks at The Omni. Mandatory Credit: Manny Rubio-USA TODAY Sports

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Some athletes have changed their names because of religion, some just had a nickname that stuck with them, and others just do whatever they want and we can’t explain why. Here are some of the notable name changes and aliases in the world of sports.

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