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Ranking All 30 NBA Team Logos

When it comes to any team in professional sports, there are many things that can become identifiable with them.

Some may say team players. Others may say the city that each team plays in. However, there is one thing that stands out above the rest when it comes to the identity of a team…

Their logo.

Just like teams in the NFL, MLB and the NHL, the NBA has a wide variety of team logos that try to tie in colors, mascot and a city all in one picture.

As you may imagine, there are some teams that do a terrific job of representing their franchise through a logo. However, there are also a number of other teams that just don’t get the job done when it comes to having a strong emblem for a particular team.

The NBA logos (and jerseys) aren't quite as lively and colorful as they were back in the 90s. With the cartoonish era of the 90s gone, teams have gone for a sleek, 'modern' look. Sometimes it works for teams, other times, you wish they would have added more to a logo to make the team stand out. There are some that are classics that should never be tampered with and there are some that could use the upgrade.

With that being said, let’s take a look at the each NBA teams’ logo, as they are ranked from number 30 to number one.

30 Oklahoma City Thunder

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29 Detroit Pistons

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28 Minnesota Timberwolves

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27 Los Angeles Clippers

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26 Denver Nuggets

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25 New York Knicks

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24 Cleveland Cavaliers

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23 Dallas Mavericks

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22 Sacramento Kings

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21 Utah Jazz

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20 Brooklyn Nets

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19 Phoenix Suns

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18 Los Angeles Lakers

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17 New Orleans Pelicans

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16 Indiana Pacers

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15 Portland Trail Blazers

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14 Washington Wizards

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13 Orlando Magic

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12 Houston Rockets

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11 San Antonio Spurs

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10 Atlanta Hawks

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9 Milwaukee Bucks

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8 Philadelphia 76ers

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7 Toronto Raptors

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6 Golden State Warriors

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5 Miami Heat

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4 Charlotte Hornets

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3 Memphis Grizzlies

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2 Chicago Bulls

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1 Boston Celtics

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There can be no other team atop the best NBA logos other than the Boston Celtics. As one of the most prestigious franchises in all of professional sports, a classic look comes with the territory – and that is exactly what the Celtics have. They have stayed tried and true with the green and white, and the figure spinning the basketball on his fingers makes this one of the best team images in all of sports.

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