NBA Last Name Word Game

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Can you name the NBA Players Whose Names Are Actual Words?

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* denotes players whose first and last names are both words. There are a couple of bonus answers for players with almost words as last names.
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Team-PositionPlayerMerriam-Webster Definition
Boston Celtics - PFAny of numerous edible marine or freshwater bony fishes OR The lowest voice part in a 4-part chorus.
Miami Heat - PF/CFoolish talk or activity.
Atlanta Hawks - PFA class of goods identified by name as the product of a single firm or manufacturer.
Minnesota Timberwolves - G/FSomeone who prepares (as beer or ale) by steeping, boiling, and fermentation or by infusion and fermentation.
Los Angeles Lakers - G/FSmall streams.
New York Knicks - GOf dark or tanned complexion.
Oklahoma City Thunder - SFA manservant having charge of the wines and liquors
Dallas Mavericks - CA maker or seller of tallow or wax candles and usually soap.
Sacramento Kings - CChildren of one's uncle or aunt.
Golden State Warriors - GA food, dish, or sauce in Indian cuisine seasoned with a mixture of pungent spices.
New York Knicks - FNear the beginning of a period of time.
Toronto Raptors - F/GOpen areas of land without trees or buildings.
Sacramento Kings - SFHappily excited.
Toronto Raptors - CDull in color.
Boston Celtics - FA color whose hue is somewhat less yellow than that of growing fresh grass or of the emerald or is that of the part of the spectrum lying between blue and yellow.
Houston Rockets - SGTo make hard or harder.
Indiana Pacers - GA usually rounded natural elevation of land lower than a mountain.
New Orleans Pelicans - GA day marked by a general suspension of work in commemoration of an event.
Utah Jazz - SFA flexible covering for the head and neck.
Milwaukee Bucks - GA man who served his sovereign or lord as a mounted soldier in armor (in the Middle Ages).
Oklahoma City Thunder - GA young sheep.
Minnesota Timberwolves - PFStrong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties.
Team-PositionPlayerMerriam-Webster Definition
Milwaukee Bucks - SG*A dressing made of egg yolks, vegetable oils, and vinegar or lemon juice.
Washington Wizards - PGOne that operates a mill.
Sacramento Kings - SFA lawless person or a fugitive from the law.
San Antonio Spurs - PGSomeone who brings (a vehicle) to a stop and keep standing at the edge of a public way.
Brooklyn Nets - SFTo make a hole in or through.
Washington Wizards - SFA person stationed at a door or gate to admit or assist those entering.
Orlando Magic - GArchaic : value, worth.
Memphis Grizzlies - SFA male member of a royal family; especially : a son of the sovereign.
Washington Wizards - G/FSmall white or brown grains that come from a southeast Asian plant and that are used for food.
New Orleans Pelicans - GLarge natural flows of water that cross an area of land and go into an ocean, a lake, etc.
Boston Celtics - PGAn instrumental composition typically with a refrain recurring four times in the tonic and with three couplets in contrasting keys.
Chicago Bulls - PGA moderate purplish red; also a type of flower.
Utah Jazz - G/FTo move, act, or progress with speed, impetuosity, or violence
Atlanta Hawks - SGLarge anadromous fish noted as a game and food fish. (pl.)
Milwaukee Bucks - PGMeetings or series of meetings of a body (as a court or legislature) for the transaction of business.
Detroit Pistons - FA worker in metals.
Miami Heat - SGTo step in or through a medium (as water) offering more resistance than air.
Charlotte Hornets - GA peddler going on foot .
Washington Wizards - PGOne of the sides of a room or building connecting floor and ceiling or foundation and roof.
Indiana Pacers - PFThe general direction of sunset : the direction to the left of one facing north.
Los Angeles Lakers - GBeing in the first or an early stage of life, growth, or development.

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