Originally posted on Ball Don't Lie  |  Last updated 12/7/11
The New Jersey Nets won't have new jerseys for their final season in New Jersey, but they will have a new logo to go on their old jerseys, one that celebrates the 35 years the team spent in New Jersey following time in New York, before they develop new jerseys for their move next year to New York. Whew. With more accuracy and fewer annoying plays on words, the New York Times (via Pro Basketball Talk) sums up the addition: The Nets will unveil a special logo as early as Wednesday to coincide with the announcement of the 2011-2012 season schedule. The logo is actually pretty snappy. In the center is a tri-color basketball with the Nets name written in 1970's era script, an homage to the team's A.B.A. past. The number 35 in the middle. Below are the years 1977 and 2012, bookends to the team's often-withered years in the Garden State. A tiny outline of the state is at the bottom in white. It's an open question is whether true blue Nets fans in New Jersey will want to shell out $20, $3...
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