By Divij Kulkarni View the original article to see embedded media. The NBA has a long history of nicknames for its players, and it’s not just limited to the stars either. Fans love giving nicknames to players based on characteristics, related to their play as well as their appearance and where they’re from. His Airness for Michael Jordan, The Iceman for George Gervin, Big Aristotle for Shaquille O’Neal, there are endless brilliant nicknames that players have had since the NBA became popular. Even in the modern era, there is LeBron James, The King, Chef Curry, and The Slim Reaper, Kevin Durant….