Statistics for NBA Players Who Changed Their Names

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  • The average score is 4 of 12

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Old NameYearReason for ChangeNew Name% Correct
Lew Alcindor1971Religious reasonsKareem Abdul-Jabbar
91%
Ron Artest2011To inspire and bring youth together all around the worldMetta World Peace
89%
Enes Kanter2021To celebrate US citizenshipEnes Freedom
62%
Maybyner Hilário2003Legally changed his name to his nicknameNenê
37%
Chris Jackson1993Religious reasonsMahmoud Abdul-Rauf
26%
Brian Williams1998To honor his Cherokee and African heritageBison Dele
22%
Jeff Pendergraph2013Changed to biological father's surnameJeff Ayres
12%
Sheldon McClellan2017Changed his name with the blessing of his motherSheldon Mac
11%
Olivier Saint-Jean1997Religious reasonsTariq Abdul-Wahad
11%
Warren Armstrong1971To reflect his African rootsWarren Jabali
10%
Walt Hazzard1972Religious reasonsMahdi Abdul-Rahman
8%
Don Smith1974Religious reasonsZaid Abdul-Aziz
8%

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