Raptors unveil new logo, get ribbed by Nets’ official Twitter account about it


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:

Photo: We The North is our battle cry ... and this ... this is our shield. http://youtu.be/wUQnl_nnOGs

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.