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

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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.