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Re: Celtics to announce jersey sponsor
« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2017, 06:29:38 PM »

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Meh...I wish it would have been Dunkin Donuts!
LOL, that would have been hilarious but I doubt they even need the advertising around here.

This should have been the jersey logo


Re: Celtics to announce jersey sponsor
« Reply #16 on: January 24, 2017, 06:31:41 PM »

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Dissapointing. I dont ever want to hear about the luxury tax after this. You put GE on the Celtics uniforms, you pay the ****ing bill to win games.

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Re: Celtics to announce jersey sponsor
« Reply #17 on: January 24, 2017, 06:55:12 PM »

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I think the deal is going to be worth a few million annually, but it seems like this is more than just a jersey sponsership

Re: Celtics to announce jersey sponsor
« Reply #18 on: January 24, 2017, 07:21:03 PM »

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I'm in the minority having no problem with this.  The players have been walking billboards for years, with huge corporate sponsorships on all the players feet.  And it's already rare that I see a piece of Celtics merchandise without a Nike, Adidas, etc. logo somewhere.  What do you guys think those are?

They currently have All-Star jersey's with Kia patches for sale on the NBA Store. 



Do I think they look better without them? Sure.  Will this make the All-Star game any less interesting?  Nope.  Do I watch sports because of what the jersey's look like?  They can be patched up like NASCAR or playing shirts and skins, it's really all the same to me.

On the list of things I'd like changed in basketball, this is at the very bottom of the list.

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Re: Celtics to announce jersey sponsor
« Reply #19 on: January 24, 2017, 07:42:53 PM »

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I'm in the minority having no problem with this.  The players have been walking billboards for years, with huge corporate sponsorships on all the players feet.  And it's already rare that I see a piece of Celtics merchandise without a Nike, Adidas, etc. logo somewhere.  What do you guys think those are?
Yeah, it's really not a stretch to add something like GE.

I just wish it had been Bernie and Phyls.
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Re: Celtics to announce jersey sponsor
« Reply #20 on: January 24, 2017, 09:27:04 PM »

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Honey Dew and Dunkin couldn't team up?
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« Reply #21 on: January 24, 2017, 09:28:30 PM »

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This would have been the perfect logo:

Re: Celtics to announce jersey sponsor
« Reply #22 on: January 24, 2017, 09:31:14 PM »

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Meh...I wish it would have been Dunkin Donuts!
LOL, that would have been hilarious but I doubt they even need the advertising around here.

This should have been the jersey logo


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Re: Celtics to announce jersey sponsor
« Reply #23 on: January 25, 2017, 04:04:19 PM »

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First look at the new jersey with the GE badge;

https://t.co/N3RV53ceU0

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Re: Celtics to announce jersey sponsor
« Reply #24 on: January 25, 2017, 04:43:56 PM »

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First look at the new jersey with the GE badge;

https://t.co/N3RV53ceU0


Pretty discreet. Not bad at all.
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Re: Celtics to announce jersey sponsor
« Reply #25 on: January 25, 2017, 04:57:29 PM »

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Honey Dew and Dunkin couldn't team up?
GE just moved their corporate HQs to the Seaport District, so it's only logical I think.
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Re: Celtics to announce jersey sponsor
« Reply #26 on: January 25, 2017, 04:59:07 PM »

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Honey Dew and Dunkin couldn't team up?
GE just moved their corporate HQs to the Seaport District, so it's only logical I think.

i was just going to mention that, they occupied our old office temporarily when they were building a new HQ.

Re: Celtics to announce jersey sponsor
« Reply #27 on: January 25, 2017, 06:07:28 PM »

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First look at the new jersey with the GE badge;

https://t.co/N3RV53ceU0



That top twitter comment is hilarious.

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 still think they should've went with this

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« Reply #28 on: January 25, 2017, 08:41:50 PM »

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The Celtics have now sold rights to General Electric (GE) to put their logo on the jerseys.
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2689117-celtics-will-feature-ge-logo-on-jersey-latest-details-photos-and-reaction?utm_source=cnn.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=editorial

Maybe this is old news and I'm just now seeing this, but does this bother anyone else? I understand this thing is big in soccer, etc., but they make more than enough money from TV, advertising, etc, that they don't need to sell out the Celtics name. 

What has Wyc or GE accomplished on the parquet to say this: "We've got Auerbach, we've got Russell, we've got Bird, and now we've got Thomas Edison."  Talk about selling out the history of the Celtics... I'd be interested to hear others points of view.

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« Reply #29 on: January 25, 2017, 08:46:20 PM »

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At the end of the day, it's a little patch on the jersey, and it really doesn't take away from the classic look at all. Hopefully they do something positive with the increased ad revenue.