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Photos: Miami Heat, Brooklyn Nets debut 'nickname jerseys' at Barclays Center

Heat forward LeBron James sports his "King James" nickname jersey. (Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images)

(Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images)

Yes, they actually went through with it.

The Heat and Nets debuted their "nickname jerseys" during Brooklyn's 104-95 double overtime victory at the Barclays Center on Friday.

Although Dwyane Wade, Mario Chalmers, Greg Oden, Deron Williams and Brook Lopez all missed out on the fun due to various injuries, all 20 players that saw court time donned nicknames, rather than their last names, on the back of their jerseys.

All the easily recognizable nicknames for both teams were present: LeBron James wore "King James," Ray Allen wore "J. Shuttlesworth" (a reference to his famous Jesus Shuttlesworth character in the movie He Got Game), Chris Andersen wore "Birdman," Kevin Garnett wore "Big Ticket," Paul Pierce wore "Truth," and Jason Terry wore "Jet."

Nets forward/center Kevin Garnett wears his "Big Ticket" nickname jersey. (Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images)

(Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images)

After months of teasing and a few leaked images, both teams unveiled their full list of “nickname jerseys” this week (see below). 

Check out the following gallery of nickname jersey images from before and during the game, including custom uniforms for ESPN broadcasters Mike Breen ("Gray Mamba") and Jeff Van Gundy ("Notorious JVG").


Here's the full list of nickname jerseys for both teams, including players that didn't suit up.

Miami Heat

Ray Allen | J. Shuttlesworth

Chris Andersen | Birdman

Joel Anthony | Doc

Shane Battier | Battle

Michael Beasley | B Easy

Chris Bosh | CB

Mario Chalmers | Rio

Norris Cole | Cole Train

Udonis Haslem | UD

LeBron James | King James

James Jones | JJ

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Rashard Lewis |  Sweet Lew

Roger Mason, Jr. | Moneymase

Greg Oden | G.O.

Dwyane Wade | D. Wade

Brooklyn Nets

Andray Blatche | Dray Live

Andrei Kirilenko | Кириленко

Alan Anderson | Double

Brook Lopez | Brooklyn

Deron Williams | D-Will

Jason Terry | JET

Joe Johnson | JJ

Kevin Garnett | Big Ticket

Mason Plumlee | Plums

Mirza Teletovic | MT3

Paul Pierce | Truth

Reggie Evans | Joker

Shaun Livingston | S Dot

Tornike Shengelia | Tokomotiv

Tyshawn Taylor | Tee_Y

Unfortunately, James Jones received a DNP-CD, thereby preventing a match-up between James "JJ" Jones and Joe "JJ" Johnson.

The Heat plan to wear the nickname jerseys two more times: Jan. 21 against the Celtics and April 8 against the Nets.

Brooklyn improved to 15-21 with their fifth straight win. Miami dropped to 27-10 with their second straight loss.

Announcers jerseys photo via @Jose3030