The NBA offseason is objectively the toughest a part of the yr for any self respecting basketball fan. Positive, the commerce rumors are thrilling. And cereal-themed Photoshop battles between staff social media accounts are fairly cool. However everyone knows nothing beats coming residence to a full slate of NBA video games on nationwide TV.
Sadly, nationwide TV showdowns are nonetheless sixty seven days away.
Fortuitously, although, we’re initially of Nike’s eight yr on-courtroom attire licensing settlement with the NBA, giving us the prospect to quell our separation nervousness by dressing up because the NBA’s trend police.
Over the previous few weeks, groups have been premiering their new digs by way of social media. At the moment is the Los Angeles Clippers’ flip, as they launched their first two of 4 colorways.
Right here’s the primary official look.
The Clips went with a cleaner, simplified look in comparison with their earlier uniform, opting to remove the coloured trimming, in addition to the strains immediately under the group identify on the entrance of the jersey.
The shorts function an asymmetrical trimming, with blue and pink on the white shorts, whereas the blue shorts are trimmed with white and pink.
Although hidden from view when tucked in, the underside left hand aspect of every jersey includes a collection of nautical flags that mix to say “Clipper Nation,” and ode to the group’s nautical heritage.
Workforce sources additionally confirmed that the uniforms will ultimately embrace a sponsorship decal, noting that the group is deep in negotiations with a number of potential sponsors.
Although the brand new jersey’s aren’t as consideration grabbing because the Indiana Pacers’ new round emblem, or the daring, higher torso stripe from the Minnesota Timberwolves, they’re an improve from the earlier iteration, which notably flopped when launched a few seasons in the past.
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