Team Logo. The Chicago Packers were a team in the National Basketball Association. They were the first expansion team in NBA history. In 1962 they changed their name to the Chicago Zephyrs. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Chicago_Packers?oldid=9639" Categories: Former NBA teams Teams in Illinois Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.