The "How is that Player's Name Pronounced?" Thread
For questions relating to name pronunciation. Help each other out.
My question: Thaddeus Young. I've heard both THAD-de-us and Thu-DEE-us
please help me with Josh Smith
It's "Josh" like "Chris Bosh" and "Smith" like, like...I'll assume you're struggling with the "Josh" part
How do you pronounce fan favorite/ 2011 draft pick superstar in the making Chukwudiebere Maduabum?
I found a guy on youtube that does some NBA pronunciations, including my guy Chukwudiebere Maduabum. Here's the Dwyane Wade one for example, seems legit.
Is it pronounced Brian Scalabrine or The Almight God?
On a serious, semi-related note, how do you pronounce GOTYE? This song is probably #1 in the world and I'll admit, I like it lol. But I can never pronounce dudes name
I had never heard of that song until Friday and now its EVERYWHERE! Good tune, tho.
And i think it's Goat-yee
Those instructional videos are hillarious ahaha
Nazr Mohommed? I always hear Nazzee Mohommed
Most people pronounce it Ray-John
But it's really pronounced Ry-Shaun
Grzegorz Brzęczyszczykiewicz. please help.
Hahaha always brings back good memories
Gotye is pretty much the pride of Australian music at the moment, that song was number 1 in Australia in 2011. It's pronounced Gor-tee-air.
Don't worry I used to call him Got-yee. My mates never let me hear the end of it.
BTW - Great song!
ask these dudes the names
Gotye is Belgian, not Australian!
J.P. Tokoto. I thought it was Tuh-koh-toh, but the announcers say it as Toh-kuh-toh.
It is Tuh-koh-toh. His grandfather was my soccer coach. It was bothering me that ESPN was mispronouncing it.
Incoming Penn State freshman guard, Akosa Madugebanum
He was born in Belgium, spent his whole life in Australia though.
always mispronounce Granny Danger's name?
The European player's names are almost never pronounced correctly.