The 21 Best NBA Cat Puns

Last night NBA broadcaster Jeff Van Gundy revealed he had a cat named after former NBA player and current Thunder assistant coach Mo Cheeks. Almost immediately Twitter erupted with a #JVGcatnames hashtag. Things got a little punny.

1. Allen Iverson becomes…

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via @JADubin5

2. Shane Battier becomes…

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via @TheTripleDeke

3. Yao Ming becomes…

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via @StumpTheRob

4. Kwame Brown becomes…

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via @ESPNLandOLakers

5. Patrick Ewing becomes…

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via @the_real_borz

6. Spencer Hawes becomes…

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via @Cosmis

7. Manu Ginobili becomes…

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via @XMasApe

8. Luke Harangody becomes…

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via @aheadofme

9. Dirk Nowitzki becomes…

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via @DrewUnga

10. Boris Diaw becomes…

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via @JADubin5

11. Ervin “Magic” Johnson becomes…

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via @AaronCousineau

12. Andray Blatche becomes…

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13. Jamal Crawford becomes…

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via @NickD378

14. Tiago Splitter becomes…

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via @NotWaltFrazier

15. Kawhi Leonard becomes…

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via @Dragic_Johnson

16. Thabo Sefolosha becomes…

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via @steventurous

17. Dwight Howard becomes…

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via @outsidethenba

18. Danny Ferry becomes…

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via @DigitaLilli

19. Scottie Pippen becomes…

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via @HerbieVerstinks

20. & 21. Dwyane Wade and Kevin Durant become…

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via @WillBrinson and @aheadofme

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