Chris Douglas-Roberts, the longest name on the Nets, is a mouthful to say. The long last name does look cool spelled out on the back of his jersey, but a shorter nickname is certainly required. Fortunately, my friends and I came up with the solution last season. Follow the logic:
Chris Douglas-Roberts. The initials are CDR. Which is similar to FDR. Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Hence, the cool nickname:
It is the thinking man's nickname. It is not as easy as CDR, but definitely unique, and explaining the origin of that name will get you laid.
Got any other nicknames for Delano? Let me here them in the comments.