NBA basketball player Dirk Nowitzki throws a basketball into the crowd of fans in front of the Wuerzburg Residenz during a visit to his German home town of Wuerzburg, June 28. Nowitzki became the first German to win an NBA title when his basketball team Dallas Mavericks beat the Miami Heat, giving the Mavericks their first championship in their 31 year history. Nowitzki was also named the Most Valuable Player of the Championship series. Kai Pfaffenbach /Reuters
Detroit Pistons fans Stacy Brunsell (l.), Erin Mclaughlin (c.) and Kristin Holt shout Valentine's Day greetings to their favorite Pistons players before the start of the NBA game against the New Jersey Nets in The Palace of Auburn Hills, Michigan Feb. 14, 2006. Detroit defeated New Jersey 85-71. Rebecca Cook/Reuters
NBA basketball player LeBron James of the Miami Heat gestures to his fans as he walks along Nanjing road, the main shopping area in Shanghai August 17. Joe Tan/Reuters
Mavericks fans Michael Madrid (l.) and Tyler Barnett are shown outside the arena before play between the Dallas Mavericks and the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals basketball series in Dallas, Texas June 5. Mike Stone/Reuters
Los Angeles Lakers basketball fans cheer as the Lakers' NBA world championship parade gets underway in Los Angeles on June 17, 2009. Reed Saxon/AP
San Antonio Westside Salesian Sisters of St. John cheer on the San Antonio Spurs before the start of Game 1 of the NBA Finals basketball series against the Cleveland Cavaliers in San Antonio, Texas, June 7, 2007. Joe Mitchell/Reuters
A Boston Celtics fan dressed as a leprechaun takes photos of the team as they warm up before their NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center in Los Angeles Dec. 25, 2008. Danny Moloshok/Reuters
Oklahoma City Thunder fans Derrick Seys of Edmond, Oklahoma (l.), also known as 'Brick Man,' and Garrett Haviland of Norman, Oklahoma, also known as 'Thundor,' celebrate their team's win over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 of their NBA Western Conference playoff series in Oklahoma City April 24, 2010. Bill Waugh/Reuters
Two young Cleveland Cavaliers fans leave their seats with bags over their heads after the Cavaliers lost their 24th NBA basketball game in a row after their loss to the Portland Trail Blazers in Cleveland, Feb. 5, 2011. Aaron Josefczyk/Reuters
A New York Knicks fans looks on from the stands at the 2011 NBA Draft in Newark, New Jersey June 23, 2011. Shannon Stapleton /Reuters
Detroit Pistons fan Richard Hanley has his face and head painted like a basketball and net for the NBA game against the Dallas Mavericks in Auburn Hills, Mich. March 18, 2007. Rebecca Cook/Reuters
The Brooklyn Nets have released a new logo, designed by rapper and co-owner Jay-Z. Love it or hate it, it won't really catch on until the Brooklyn Nets start winning more basketball games.
BySchuyler Velasco, Correspondent
The newly relocated Brooklyn Nets went one step further in their franchise transformation Monday, releasing a new logo that’s a complete do-over of the red, white, and blue threads of the team’s days in New Jersey.