NBA Will Have Ads On Jerseys Next Year

Next year, the Nike Swoosh will not be the only new addition to NBA uniforms thanks to the recent announcement that the Association was launching a three-year pilot program which would allow teams to sell a corporate logo on their jerseys.

While the sponsorship will be modest – estimated to be a 2.5-by-2.5-inch – it does the mark the first of the “Big Four” American sports which as moved to a model more indicative of how powerhouse fútbol clubs use their uniforms.

Sources told ESPN earlier this week that the average team hopes to make $4-6 million USD per year from new partnerships, which would equal $120-180 million per year in new revenue.

The internet has already started having some fun with the concept:

Got the drop on High Snobiety . . .

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