NBA players sport nicknames on jerseys

Basketball fans are getting a quirky treat this season as, in select games, players will be wearing jerseys with nicknames instead of their legal names.

LeBron James nickname jersey

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat during a game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Miami Heat v Brooklyn Nets

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: Ray Allen #34 of the Miami Heat is seen with his nickname on his jersey Jesus Shuttlesworth shooting against Kevin Garnett #2 of the Brooklyn Nets during their game at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

The Big Ticket

ÞNEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: Kevin Garnett #2 of the Brooklyn Nets during a game against the Miami Heat at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Brooklyn Nets' Shaun Livingston (14) blocks a shot by Miami Heat's Norris Cole (30) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in New York. The Nets won the game 104-95

Brooklyn Nets' Shaun Livingston (14) blocks a shot by Miami Heat's Norris Cole (30) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in New York. The Nets won the game 104-95. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Miami Heat's Michael Beasley (8) walks LeBron James (6) away from an altercation during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in New York. The Nets won the game 104-95

Miami Heat's Michael Beasley (8) walks LeBron James (6) away from an altercation during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in New York. The Nets won the game 104-95. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

LeBron Teletovic tussle

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat goes after Mirza Teletovic #33 of the Brooklyn Nets after he was fouled during their game at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Miami Heat v Brooklyn Nets

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat is seen with his nickname King James on the back of his jersey against the Brooklyn Nets during their game at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Nets' Paul Pierce (34) drives past Miami Heat's Chris Andersen (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in New York

Brooklyn Nets' Paul Pierce (34) drives past Miami Heat's Chris Andersen (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Brooklyn Nets' Alan Anderson, left, defends against Miami Heat's LeBron James, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in New York. Both teams wore nicknames on their jerseys during the game

Brooklyn Nets' Alan Anderson, left, defends against Miami Heat's LeBron James, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in New York. Both teams wore nicknames on their jerseys during the game. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Heat nickname jerseys

VNEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: LeBron James #6, Dwyane Wade #3, Norris Cole #30, Roger Mason Jr. #21, Joel Anthony #50, Chris Andersen #11 and Mario Chalmers #15 of the Miami Heat jerseys hang in their locker prior to a game at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Andray Blatche nickname jersey

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: Andray Blatche #0 of the Brooklyn Nets jersey hangs in his locker prior to a game at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Alan Anderson nickname jersey

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: Alan Anderson #6 of the Brooklyn Nets jersey hangs in his locker prior to a game at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mason Plumlee nickname jersey

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: Mason Plumlee #1 of the Brooklyn Nets jersey hangs in his locker prior to a game at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mirza Teletovic nickname jersey

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: Mirza Teletovic #33 of the Brooklyn Nets jersey hangs in his locker prior to a game at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Andrei Kirilenko nickname jersey

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: Andrei Kirilenko #47 of the Brooklyn Nets jersey hangs in his locker prior to a game at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Reggie Evans nickname jersey

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: Reggie Evans #30 of the Brooklyn Nets jersey hangs in his locker prior to a game at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Joe Johnson nickname jersey

ãNEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets jersey hangs in his locker prior to a game at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Tyshawn Taylor nickname jersey

çNEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 10: Tyshawn Taylor #10 of the Brooklyn Nets jersey hangs in his locker prior to a game at the Barclays Center on January 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)