Was John Wall's Logo Stolen From 'The Office'?

John Wall's logo may have originated from an episode of NBC's "The Office."

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Back in September, adidas unveiled John Wall's new signature sneaker, the adidas J Wall 1. And in doing so, they also unveiled Wall's official logo. As you can see in the photo above, the logo features an interlocking "JW" that was designed to illustrate Wall's amazing crossovers as well as his ability to "cross over" from a fearless competitor on the court to a laid-back, fashion forward guy off of it. But when adidas created Wall's logo, did they "steal" it from an episode of NBC's The Office?

Reddit user Majulah_ was watching a Season 9 episode of The Office called "Paper Airplane" recently when he noticed something interesting in the first scene. You can watch that scene for yourself here:


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Or you can check out a screengrab from the scene below. It features Rainn Wilson's character Dwight Schrute holding up a ream of paper made by the WeyerHammer Paper Company.


And as you can see, WeyerHammer's logo looks familiar, doesn't it? Yeah, it does. Very familiar. And while this seems like it was probably just a coincidence, it's kind of crazy to see a logo that looks just like Wall's logo on an episode of The Office.

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[via Reddit]

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