Last week, comedian Joe Mande decided to change the name of every NBA team based on the first thing he could think of for each city. He’s posted them all on his website. Here’s a sampling of what he came up with: Atlanta Stripclubs, Brooklyn Bloggers, Cleveland LeBrons, Dallas Grassy Knolls, Memphis Ribs and Utah Mormons. Mande sent out an open invite on Twitter for fans to create logos for these team names, and he’s gotten a lot of great responses.
In Mande’s world, the Knicks are named the New York Anxiety, which makes this logo featuring Woody Allen just perfect:
@JoeMande I'm a little concerned about the New York Anxiety's prospects this year. pic.twitter.com/VyW787eulg
— Alosi (@AlosiComic) August 9, 2014
It’s really hard to choose a favorite, but the Atlanta Stripclubs logo is spot on, especially since it gives a little hat tip to the vintage Hawks logo:
@JoeMande Atlanta Stripclubs pic.twitter.com/wb9ghvk1J9
— Alan Ly (@theAlanLy) August 8, 2014
The Brooklyn Bloggers, a perfect name for the team, also got a great logo. I want this on a t-shirt:
@JoeMande Brooklyn Bloggers pic.twitter.com/eBj3T34jpd
— Andrea Streeter (@andreastreeter) August 9, 2014
The Orlando Chain Restaurants is just hilarious:
@JoeMande Let's go Chains! pic.twitter.com/oo9I15Ugis
— Mike Chaveriat (@MikeChaveriat) August 9, 2014
And finally, a logo that I think would actually work in real life. The Toronto Drakes:
@JoeMande Ya gotta like the Toronto Drakes chances this season pic.twitter.com/7SweVU1uKr
— Nate Morin (@gmoradio) August 9, 2014
What do you think?
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