Nuggets' Hilario changes name to Nene
DENVER -- Nene Hilario has legally changed his name to a single word, Nene, the team said Wednesday.
Nene is pronounced "Nuh-NAY."
The Nuggets said it's common in Nene's home country of Brazil for star athletes to be known by a single name.
Nene, a forward-center, averaged 10.5 points and 6.1 rebounds in 80 games last season.
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