Walking Billboards: Ads On NBA Jerseys

Law360, New York (August 14, 2012, 5:15 PM EDT) -- At a recent press conference at the NBA Board of Governors meeting in Las Vegas, NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver announced that plans were under consideration for the launching of advertisements on team uniforms, as early as 2013. These ads would appear as 2.5-by-2.5-inch sponsor patches sewn into the tops of the jerseys.

If this plan is approved, the NBA would be the first of the four major U.S. sports leagues to incorporate sponsored ads onto team uniforms. Silver loosely projected that the presence of these...
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