The Raptors, with the advisement of Drake, are rebranding themselves. At one point, word was they’d switch to a black-and-gold color scheme, but it appears they’re keeping their red.
For reference, the old logo is to the right.
Ryan Wolstat of the Toronto Suns:
The Raptors later swapped this black-and-white version onto their Facebook page:
That didn’t stop the Nets from commenting on the similarity of this version of the logo to Brooklyn’s:
Overall, I like the new look for the Raptors. It’s simple and clean, and the curved words look old school. The Raptor claws blending into the basketball are a nice touch.
Before I can offer a full opinion, though, I’ll need to see it shaved into Amir Johnson’s head.