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

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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.