Brooklyn Nets Logo

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Brooklyn Nets Logo
The Brooklyn Nets basketball team is familiar not only to sports fans. The team with half a century of history became not only a legend of sports, but also a recognizable brand, although the Brooklyn Nets logo has changed more than once.
Brooklyn Nets Logo history


New Jersey Americans Logo 1968
The first logo of the world famous basketball team appeared in 1968. The shape of the logo resembled a shield. The flag of the USA became the keynote of its image. Against the background of shield the ball was located. The color scheme did not have any differences from the colors of the American flag: blue, red and white respectively. The team name was placed at the top of the logo and was made in white color.


New York Nets logo 1969-1972
In 1969, the team has changed its name to New York Nets in connection with moving to Long Island, N.Y. It has been decided not to keep the previous form of the logo, but the color scheme was not changed – on a white background, a new team name in red and blue colors was located. In addition, on the right side of the logo appeared the figure of a basketball player, made in black.


New York Nets logo 1972-1977
In 1972 the logo was deprived of the basketball player’s figure and acquired the shape of the ball of the same colors that were used by the one the ABA during the games. The lettering has not been changed.


New Jersey Nets logo1977-1978
Due to its first season in New Jersey, the team replaced the abbreviation NY in the logo, changing the color of font to black and white instead of red and blue.


New Jersey Nets logo1978-1990
The logo has lost any reminder of the sport, both in symbols and in lettering. At the same time on the team logo the silhouette of the state has appeared. As all inscriptions, it was made in white.


New Jersey Nets logo1990-1997
At the logo disappeared reference to the place and there was only a brief NETS. A gradient of red, white and blue colors was used to stylize three-dimensional letters. At the bottom of the logo the ball was located, which was made in the same style. It was a kind of flashback to the time the team played in the ABA.


New Jersey Nets logo 1997-2012
For the first time since the team’s inception, the image of the shield was returned to the logo. It became a part of the image of the basketball net, where the ball is thrown. The color scheme was changed – the usual colors became more deep and dark gray and silver were added.


Brooklyn Nets Logo 2012-today
For the first time in club history the team has 2 main logos. Because of the move of team in the “Barclays center” co-owner of the club, the famous rapper Jay-Z, has developed a Brooklyn nets new logo. The black and white color scheme of the old system of signs of the New York subway, including its famous font “RollSign”, was taken as a basis and became Brooklyn nets logo font. The logo retained the shape of the shield and acquired the letter B, which is inscribed in the image of the ball. To emphasize the location of team the word Brooklyn appeared under the shield. The second logo is a black circle, which depicts the ball with the letter B in the center. Both logos are made in black and white.