Sixers Slogans: Run With Us vs. Passionate. Intense. Proud.

Over at the dot com, Jon Bois is assembling a nice portfolio of slogan-related graphings, and today he conquered basketball and all of the team-centered horrifics from ad-agencies and overly excited executives. The Sixers are included thrice on the list of the worst NBA slogans of all time.

Marxism_medium
Just like their baseball counterparts, NBA teams are fond of this "we're all a team" thing. I meaaaaan ... I get how you could interpret the producer/consumer dynamic as a form of teamwork, but teammates don't hijack each other's tax money or charge each other 11 dollars for a beer. If this is the way you're gonna roll, I'm not really comfortable with you calling me your teammate. I'm just gonna buy your tickets with the same emotional gravitas I feel when I buy Pop-Tarts at the grocery store. Cool? Cool. Good talk, glad we had this talk.

The "Run with us" was nice because those Sixers couldn't score in the half-court either. Isn't that nice! Passionate. Intense. Proud. (PIP) lends itself to more mockery because of how bad the Sixers had been the last half of the season. But now that they're winning games at an alarming rate, maybe PIP is working.

"It's A Philly Thing" may as well be saying "You do remember the Sixers are from Philadelphia, right? The same city the Eagles play for? The Eagles are cool."

Anything is better than show ya luv. What do you think?

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Liberty Ballers

You must be a member of Liberty Ballers to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Liberty Ballers. You should read them.

Join Liberty Ballers

You must be a member of Liberty Ballers to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Liberty Ballers. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker