Nik Stauskas gets awesome accidental nickname: Sauce Castillo


During last night’s Kings-76ers game, Nik Stauskas made a 3-pointer that would change his life forever.

Play-by-play man Marc Zumoff called it:

Stauskas hitting the three

The closed caption, though:

Sauce Castillo hit the three

Deadspin has video here.

With the help Andrew Unterberger, Sauce Castillo began to become a capital-T Thing.

Stauskas embraced it:

He even retweeted Omri Casspi and Jason Thompson mentioning it:

His teammates calling him Sauce Castillo boosts the nickname, but it’s hard to top the inclusion of it on his Basketball-Reference page. It’s official now.