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

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Toronto Raptors is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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Minnesota Timberwolves is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos

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Miami Heat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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Charlotte Hornets is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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Milwaukee Bucks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Milwaukee Bucks Milwaukee

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

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Atlanta Hawks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Atlanta Hawks Atlanta

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Memphis Grizzlies is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos

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Los Angeles Lakers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Los Angeles Lakers Los Angeles

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Seattle Supersonics is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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Vancouver Grizzlies is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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Dallas Mavericks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos

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Portland Trail Blazers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos

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

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

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Denver Nuggets is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos

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San Antonio Spurs is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
San Antonio Spurs San Antonio

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Phoenix Suns is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Phoenix Suns Phoenix

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Sacramento Kings is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Sacramento Kings Sacramento

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Oklahoma City Thunder is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Oklahoma City Thunder Oklahoma City

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

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Houston Rockets is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Houston Rockets Houston

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Philadelphia 76ers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Philadelphia 76ers Philadelphia

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Indiana Pacers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Indiana Pacers Indianapolis

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Utah Jazz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Utah Jazz Salt Lake City

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Washington Wizards is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Washington Wizards Washington, D.C.

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Brooklyn Nets is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Brooklyn Nets Brooklyn

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Detroit Pistons is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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Charlotte Bobcats is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Charlotte Bobcats Charlotte

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Orlando Magic is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Orlando Magic Orlando

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Los Angeles Clippers is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
Los Angeles Clippers Los Angeles - New logo introduced on June 17, 2015

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Milwaukee Bucks 68-93 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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Buffalo Braves is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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Baltimore Bullets is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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Cincinnati Royals is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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Minneapolis Lakers is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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Denver Nuggets 80's is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Coolest Basketball Team Logos
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