5 Pride-themed NBA Tees That Look Way Better Than The Originals. | Gradient

5 Pride-themed NBA tees that look way better than the originals.

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The NBA partnered with GLSEN to release a new series of team-specific tees commemorating Pride Month. All 30 NBA team logos have a jovial, rainbow-themed logo to celebrate the league and benefit GLSEN. And y’all, a lot of the remixed logos look better than the original. Here are five NBA logos that made the biggest improvement:

Brooklyn Nets

The Original Version:


The Pride Version:


If you weren’t dejected watching Shane Larkin and Thaddeus Young in the pick and roll or depressed looking at all the draft picks Brooklyn traded away in the hunt for a championship five playoff wins, you were probably bored at the colorless Brooklyn Nets logo and design. No longer!

Orlando Magic

The Original Version:


The Pride Version:


Any logo with the word “magic” in it needs a rainbow and that should be the law.

Boston Celtics

The Original Version:


The Pride Version:


If you’re excited that gay groups can march in New York’s St. Patrick’s Day parade (and don’t mind that anyone perceived as a Boston sports fan will always be a second-class citizen in NYC) have I got the shirt for you!

Denver Nuggets

The Original Version:


The Pride Version:


First, it serves as a dope throwback to the 80’s-era Nuggets logo. (Alex English and Kiki Vandeweghe fans rejoice!) Plus, if you and a friend or loved one wear it together, you’ll have yourselves a DOUBLE RAINBOW.

New York Knicks

The Original Version:


The Pride Version:


It’s so beautiful, it almost removes the existential dread of rooting for the Knicks. But not quite.

**sobs rainbow-colored tears**

To learn more about GLSEN’s important work in protecting K-12 students from discrimination, visit their website. To purchase a great tee, visit here.

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