Some are religious: Think Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Muhammad Ali. Others are downright silly: We're looking at you, Metta World-Peace. But in some cases, athletes decide to change their names for purely benign reasons. B.J. Upton's recent decision to go by Melvin has us wondering just what, exactly, motivates such a drastic change.
In this latest episode of "The Rundown," a collaboration between TYT Sports and ThePostGame, we try to make sense of this mid-career audible.