The NBA’s move to Nike has delivered its latest rewards by way of a fourth uniform category under their uniform Editions initiative this season.
Celebrating elements of the league’s 30 franchises, The City Edition designs honor the teams’ hometowns and its legends. Some of my personal favorites include the Chicago Bulls design seen above that was inspired by our iconic city flag, the Celtics incorporating parquet floor of “The Garden” into its grey jersey, and Phillie’s patriotic details like a parchment paper-inspired base color and script that mimics the original Declaration of Independence.
The Lakers’ jersey went in a different direction by instead creating designs that pay tribute to franchise legends as part of the “Lore Series.”
See our favorite uniforms of this season’s City Edition designs below. Continue Reading