Wisconsin forward and Wooden Award winner Frank Kaminsky is in Chicago for the NBA Combine on Tuesday.
The 2015 National College Player of the Year discusses his two nicknames he received while at the University of Wisconsin.
.@FSKPart3 explains the origin of his nicknames at the #NBACombine http://t.co/cxxc2oTPGN — NBA TV (@NBATV) May 12, 2015
Kaminsky said his nicknames were “Frank the Tank” and “Moose.”
Jahlil Okafor No. 2, Frank Kaminsky No. 11 in ESPN’s latest NBA mock draftThe first-team All-American says “Frank the Tank” comes from the movie “Old School.”
The nickname “Moose” comes from his jersey number. Kaminsky, who wears number 44, said if you put four fingers to each side of your head, you will look like a moose. A very interesting way to receive a nickname.
Kaminsky is a top prospect in the upcoming NBA Draft and is projected to be a top 10 pick.