NBA The Coolest Basketball Team Logos  

Blake Edwards
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The coolest basketball team logos are those professional basketball team logos who have as much swagger in their graphic design department as they do on the court. Many teams and logos have come and gone throughout the years in the NBA and WNBA but these logos remain some of the coolest, classiest and most creative of all time.

Just as NBA teams compete each season to determine which is the best, teams are regularly releasing new and improved logos as they continue to market their teams to fans. Some new basketball team logos are definitely received better than others.

To coincide with their big move to the borough of Brooklyn, the former New Jersey Nets released a new logo as they became the Brooklyn Nets in 2012. Despite the new logo being partially designed by Jay-Z, a rap mogul and part owner of the team, fans were divided on the new look. Some adored the classic old-school feel while others saw it as an embarrassment, like the team's 22-44 2011-12 record.

In other cases, basketball team logos are as much a part of the team as the players and because of that, rarely change. The Boston Celtics for example have only made minor improvements on their iconic logo since the 1950s. The Chicago Bulls logo has remain untouched since 1966 when the team played its first game. Same thing for the Los Angeles Lakers whose logo has stayed nearly consistent since their inaugural season.

Whether these NBA and WNBA team logos are constantly evolving or have remained the iconic image of the franchise for decades, each of these basketball logos are some of the coolest logos in all of sports. These teams may not be playing in the NBA Finals anytime soon but they'll at least be looking pretty darn stylish in the meantime.
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Chicago Bulls is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Chicago

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1,219 981
Boston Celtics is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos

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1,099 894
Toronto Raptors is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Toronto

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921 924
Miami Heat is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Miami

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946 853
Minnesota Timberwolves is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos

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798 646
Charlotte Hornets is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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855 670
Milwaukee Bucks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Milwaukee

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867 991
Golden State Warriors is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos

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663 617
Seattle Supersonics is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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625 831
Atlanta Hawks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Atlanta

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589 778
Memphis Grizzlies is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos

12
660 799
Los Angeles Lakers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Los Angeles

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647 562
Vancouver Grizzlies is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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533 712
Portland Trail Blazers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos

15
550 764
Dallas Mavericks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos

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582 729
New Orleans Pelicans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
New Orleans

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483 781
New York Knicks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
New York City

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571 610
San Antonio Spurs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
San Antonio

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491 658
Phoenix Suns is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Phoenix

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436 796
Denver Nuggets is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos

21
563 668
Oklahoma City Thunder is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Oklahoma City

22
430 656
Sacramento Kings is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Sacramento

23
468 705
Cleveland Cavaliers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos

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466 619
Philadelphia 76ers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Philadelphia

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464 593
Houston Rockets is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Houston