What Happens When NBA Team Names Are Converted Into Their Simplified Chinese Translation

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Here's a random thought: what if we took the name of every NBA franchise and translated it into a crazy, not completely accurcate, Chinese translation?

It's a crazy thought, but not crazy enough to not already have been done!

Reddit user UncleScola used a simple Chinese translator to convert some NBA names into their Chinese translations. In the post, he highlights that, while some of the translations aren't completely accurate, it's certainly enough to give its readers a good laugh or two.

Check it out:

NBA team names in simplified Chinese translation from nba