Do you know there was no NBA logo design presents on the first NBA game happened in Canada? Yes, NBA got popularity after the first game of NBA took place. After the publicity and popularity of first game the NBA organization understand the need of having an NBA logo design so that the people can recognize their association and they can use their logo design for many other purposes which includes printing, marketing and branding purposes etc.
In 1950 the first NBA logo design was designed which was very simple but professional enough to tell the world that what it’s related too. It was a giant ball illustration in which the name of organization was written in full form instead of NBA only. While this was a very simple logo design specially if you compare it with other sports of the time but it was good enough to deliver the message where there was no such use of colors in this logo design.
The second NBA logo design was launched in 1969 which has three colors including white, blue and red. This logo design has silhouette of former NBA player Jerry West who played for Los Angeles Lakers. This logo design was very professional as compare to the previous one where many sports related to American football later used the same concept of logo designs to redesign their company’s logo.
I would not be wrong if I say that NBA logo design beings the concept of using players silhouette in the logo design. You can download the present NBA logo design in PNG format with transparent background below. The text of this logo design is very simple and also includes in Windows default fonts.