The Nets existed in New Jersey for 33 years, until moving to Brooklyn . The Nets were orginally in New York for only 1 year.
1978: A ABA basketball with "nets" in cursive in the middle, and "NEW JERSEY" on top and "BASKETBALL" on the bottom.
1979-1990: A blue and red circle with "New Jersey Nets" in white. A silhouette of New Jersey is on the logo.
1991-1997: A red, white and blue logo with a basketball below "NETS".
1998-2012: A blue and silver shield with a silver basketball on it. "NETS" is above. A hoop goes around the basketball.
1997-2005: A silver and blue shield with "NJ" on it with a silver basketball on the J. NJ stands for New Jersey.