Vancouver basketball team name
By - pnwgodzilla
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This is the one
Shoot! Now I’m not even going to try and think of something clever.
Someone make a Tshirt on Etsy please.
I need this to be real.
Chicken dinner coming at ya!
The Vancouver Rain.
I actually like that.
The Rain will splash.
Nah rather have Brooke the rela splash mountain
Relax to the mellow sounds of The Rain on KPPX radio.
Extra vote for this but it might age really poorly as urban lingo often does...
The pineapple express
Raining threes all day. Our rivals is OKC Thunder and can easily beat Miami Heat and Phoenix Suns.
Its basketball, not pokemon
Then explain why you throw balls inside a gym
I actually like that. The Reign.
Sounds like a women's soccer team not too far from here...
The Rain: we put you in tears
Seattle Supersonics had Shawn Kemp who was the Reign Man.
The Vancouver Crows.
+ Pro: Chants of 'Murder, murder, murder!'
- Con: Team leaves as a group to Burnaby at sunset.
+ Pro: Cool black uniforms
- Con: Some cannibalism.
- Con: Rogers vendors move from metaphorical garbage to literal garbage.
I miss Canuck :(
Wait, did Canuck go the way of all flesh? I’m out of the loop
People think he was kidnapped or killed. Hasn't been seen in years 😔
Well, this is upsetting news. I was aware that there were some kidnap attempts, but I never heard anything after. Poor Canuck, he’s such a lil’ dude!
I was following it as it was unfolding and it felt like people were getting into the territory of 'Don't F**k With Cats' and were just accusing people with any hard evidence to back it up and I kind of had to just force myself to avoid any more info.
Huh? Canuck? I don't understand?
[This guy ](https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canuck_the_Crow)
Pro: Fight Milk sponsorship
Pro - players could celebrate by flapping their arms and shouting "caw-caw... caw-caw"
Find them chilling at Willingdon and Canada Way.
This is good
Haikyuu vibes, I like it!
If that means Johnny Rose is the owner, I'm 100% in.
Travelling to games on the Special bus. Hmm
I have so many questions about the mascot!
Likely either a realtor or a stripper.
The Vancouver Barges, obviously.
The Vancouver real estates.
in 94 they considered:
"Grizzlies, Mounties, Bobcats, and Dragons – as well as Beavers, Hogs, Scorpions, T-Rex, Tarantulas, and Terriers"
there were even [logos created](https://twitter.com/sportslogosnet/status/951985858453766144?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E951985858453766144%7Ctwgr%5E81680ffef6758626a9e5d63712f4a46841817151%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fdailyhive.com%2Fvancouver%2Fvancouver-grizzlies-toronto-raptors-logo-origin-may-2019) for Dragons and[Mounties](https://twitter.com/sportslogosnet/status/951978017647075328?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E951978017647075328%7Ctwgr%5E81680ffef6758626a9e5d63712f4a46841817151%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fdailyhive.com%2Fvancouver%2Fvancouver-grizzlies-toronto-raptors-logo-origin-may-2019)
Dear lord that Mounties logo is hideous.
The M looks like his legs and feet if he’s in some kind of stripper squat pose.
Can't unsee it
I cannot unsee the South Park mountie legs popping a squat.
That was the first thing I saw, and this was before reading your comment
I wish I could go back to 5 mins ago before I knew this existed
Ownership wanted the Mounties. Police said no.
The mounties where thinking that name will age like milk
Memphis Mounties has a nice ring.
T-Rex. T-Rex. If T-Rex is on the naming table always pick T-Rex. Doesn't matter if it's a business meeting or your first born child.
Imagine if Canada had two NBA teams and they were both dinosaur themed. We missed out 😞
The terriers could use Bruce McCullochs terrier song from kids in the hall. That has my vote
They definitely picked the best name. Those others aren’t even close.
The best answer for sure. The other ones are funny/good but this is it right here
As a kid I was hoping for the Orcas. I even did a logo mock up on some sort of MS-DOS paint-esque problem. As I recall I ripped off the hornets purple and teal colour scheme.
That was literally my first thought after reading the prompts, I’m glad I’m not the only one
The Vancouver Pterodactyls
Keeps the dinosaur theme going for a second Canadian team.
Get Arcteryx as one of the title sponsors.
Vancouver Venom - our game is toxic like our fanbase.
Pick a name that goes well with whatever American city we will move to 3 years later
Vancouver SuperSonics it is.
this one hurt, take your upvote
Yeah, the Grizzlies leaving the first time really hammered home for me the fact that major leagues are a total fucking racket.
I know this is a joke, but the amount of basketball jerseys, hoodies, hats, other merch, etc., that I see when out and about -- it's pretty clear there's a major market for basketball here. Would that translate to ticket sales? Can't say for sure, but I think it would.
The Vancouver Millionheirs. Because inheriting generational wealth is one of the few ways to access the property markets.
Not really Vancouver specific
It actually kinda is. The Canucks were the Millionaires before changing the name. Hell, the last time the Canucks won the Cup, they were still the Millionaires...
the Lululemon Lemons
Comes with zero expectations to win a championship ever!
The real estate agents
Vancouver Glizzys 🌭
Name of a pro team in Seattle.
The Terminal City Ratdogs.
Just kill me now
The Vancouver Unaffordables
The cheerleaders could be called The Renovictions
Drop the S and you have a winner.
That's a nice one!
The only acceptable answer is THE VANCOUVER MONSOON
We don’t even get a monsoon here
Vancouver Roughriders please and thank you
My buddy says “the Cedars”
Van City NIMBYs
Like 80% of you are so negative 😂
You might try posting this to r/NiceVancouver and see if you get a different set of names.
The Vancouver Housing Shortages
I like Vancouver Kaiju.
Vancouver Spot Prawns
That's perfect. They'll show up for a short period of time before leaving again.
The Vancouver Arc'teryx's
The Quatchies! Revive the best thing to come from the Olympics.
Go with something that will attract people to spend their money, reflect Vancouver, but without offending or appropriating any cultures: The Vancouver "Luxury Condos"
The Vancouver Homeless
The BC Buds
Vancouver Co-worker Breast Milk Enjoyers
The Vancouver Passengers Who Stand In Front of the Door on the Skytrain and Don't Move Out of the God Damned Way When You're Trying to Get Off the Train
Vancouver Foreign Investments
The Vancouver NIMBY's
You answered your own question, mate. Vancouver Basketball team sounds fantastic.
Aside the Ogopogo, what other mythical indigenous creature is out there?
Sasquatch and wendigo
i thought the Wendigo was an Alberta area thing.
Vancouver Wendigo sounds pretty bad ass.
The Vancouver boujee bastards
Vancouver Dicks. Since the team would move to Seattle in 2-3 seasons anyway, and mama loves a good dick joke.
Vancouver Heroin Injectors. We become psycho maniacs and maybe even poop in-front of everyone on the court. UnStoppable. Proven concept.
Reign City Trash Doves.
The White Elephants - a nice nod to our south Asian population AND the more literal translation would be fitting for a team that'll never win anything and cost buckets.
DTES drug addicts
Vancouver never gonna win a game.
The Vancouver Karens
The Vancouver Loners
Vancouver single family homes
Named after the pair of pointed peaks on the north shore.
The Vancouver Mortgage Payments!
Rain City Bitch Pigeons hasn't been taken yet.
The Vancouver NIMBYs
A while ago when Sacramento was up for sale, I had a brilliant idea that someone in Vancouver but the kings, and then trade names with Memphis. That way Vancouver gets the grizzlies rightfully back, and Memphis gets a name that works so well on so many levels. Memphis kings could reference Elvis (the king), Martin Luther King Jr, as well as ancient historical ties to Memphis in Egypt and the pharaohs.
SuperSonics….since they’ll move to Seattle within a couple of seasons
Vancouver geese. Obviously.
The Vancouver Raincatchers
Raincity Coffee Snobs
players will not show up last minute before tip off and people be giving away tickets here last minute
Vancouver light drizzle
We want the team to slam dunks, Not people’s heads.
The Rough Riders
Not the Roughriders?
I’m not sure if anyone has tried rough-riders although it might have been short listed for Edmonton’s CFL team before they went with the elks
The Rou Ghriders