The Philadelphia 76ers have become the first team in the NBA to add a sponsors to their jerseys. It is also the first of the 4 major US sports team to add them.
This will begin in the 2017-2018 as part of the pilot program that is set to last 3 years. The teams are allowed to have any company as long as it isn’t gambling, politics, or alcohol. They do not have to sell the jerseys with the logos on them nation wide.
The 76er’s did say that they would sell them in their stores in the arena.