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The Definitive NBA Logo Rankings
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The Definitive NBA Logo Rankings

Readers of smart culture and sports writing lost a friend when ESPN pulled the plug on Grantland in October. A month before the end, NBA writer Zach Lowe gave himself the task of ranking every pro team’s logo. (He even solicited opinions from design professionals, including those who helped dream up some of these logos in the first place.) Kudos for not just going with the expected top choices: Lowe makes a convincing case for why the Boston Celtics' venerable leprechaun should be no higher than No. 6. (Grantland)

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