Best intimidating nicknames

The choice of a team name matters, it is one of the things that determine the success of a team. As it is widely said, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears, most teams resort to some sorts of intimidating names that send cold sensations down the spines of their opponents even before the games start. This mighty siege engine catapulted rocks or other projectiles up to 300 pounds and was capable of battering down the walls of any castle.

There are a few theories floating around about where this Indiana town got its ghastly distinction.

On July 20, 1304, the forces of King Edward I of England successfully took Stirling Castle during the First War of Scottish Independence.

Although the Scots would ultimately maintain their independence, key to the English victory was the intimidating-sounding “Warwolf,” allegedly the largest trebuchet ever made.

Roland Bailey's mother had the foresight to nickname him "Champ" when he was young because she may have know he was going to be one of the greatest NFL cornerbacks ever. A backup basketball , maybe, but definitely not a ball player. You can't have that nickname and not be something special.

The NBA has seen a massive amount of nicknames thrown around during its history (Shaquille O' Neal has at least 15). It's hard to go wrong if you're named after an assault rifle, and yet there are a slew of nicknames we deemed better than that one.

Here are some cool basketball names that could fit the cool colour of your team’s Jersey.36.

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