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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


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please help me with Josh

please help me with Josh Smith

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ok

It's "Josh" like "Chris Bosh" and "Smith" like, like...I'll assume you're struggling with the "Josh" part

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How do you pronounce fan

How do you pronounce fan favorite/ 2011 draft pick superstar in the making Chukwudiebere Maduabum?

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I am taking this thread very seriously

Chuck-WOODY-bear Mad-YOU-uh-bum

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Found some "instructional videos"

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.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyEyEVBd9iM

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Is it pronounced Brian

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

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OMG

I had never heard of that song until Friday and now its EVERYWHERE! Good tune, tho.

And i think it's Goat-yee

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good song

Goat-ee-ay

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Nikoloz Tskitishvilli

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Knee-co-loss skeets-vee-lee

Knee-co-loss skeets-vee-lee

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Those instructional videos

Those instructional videos are hillarious ahaha

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Nazr Mohommed? I always hear

Nazr Mohommed? I always hear Nazzee Mohommed

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Nah-zee

Nah-zee

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Rajon Rondo Most people

Rajon Rondo

Most people pronounce it Ray-John

But it's really pronounced Ry-Shaun

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Grzegorz Brzęczyszczykiewicz.

Grzegorz Brzęczyszczykiewicz. please help.

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Hahaha always brings back

Hahaha always brings back good memories

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WhVt8JJLP0

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Gotye is pretty much the

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!

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CC7ZU7BEtaw

ask these dudes the names

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Gotye

Gotye is Belgian, not Australian!

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college player

J.P. Tokoto. I thought it was Tuh-koh-toh, but the announcers say it as Toh-kuh-toh.

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Tokoto

It is Tuh-koh-toh. His grandfather was my soccer coach. It was bothering me that ESPN was mispronouncing it.

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Incoming Penn State freshman

Incoming Penn State freshman guard, Akosa Madugebanum

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He was born in Belgium, spent

He was born in Belgium, spent his whole life in Australia though.

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Why does everyone

always mispronounce Granny Danger's name?

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The European player's names

The European player's names are almost never pronounced correctly.

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