15. Karl ‘The Mailman’  Malone

Karl Malone goes for a dunk

One of the greatest power forwards of all time Karl Malone always delivered, hence his nickname!

Had it not been for a certain Michael Jordan, goodness knows what records Malone would have broken.

14. Eric “Butterbean” Esch


We don’t really need to explain why Esch was given his nickname of ‘Butterbean’.

The more you look at this photo, the more appropriate the name becomes.