Chuck Person, who played for several teams in an NBA career that spanned 1986-2000, was nicknamed the 'Rifleman' supposedly because the old TV show 'The Rifleman' was one of his mother's favorites.
There is a NBA player that goes by the nickname The Chairman of the Board and not The Chairman. The player is Moses Malone.
Artis Gilmore a former nba player got his nickname A-Train when he was with the Chicago Bulls.
Bonz is the nickname for NBA player Bonzi Wells. He was drafted into the NBA in 1998 and played basketball for the Portland Trail Blazers.