We have another NBA City leak, this time for the Clippers.
The lettering, but not the numbering, appears to be loosely based on what the team wore from 1978 through 1982, when the franchise was based in San Diego:
Interestingly, a current NBA player on another team — Wizards forward Kyle Kuzma — has issued an opinion this one, and he seems to feel the same way that so many of us do about the NBA’s uni program:
Nike is ruining the nostalgia of jerseys, every year it’s a new jersey and what gets lost is brand identity. https://t.co/oVq40s3a5t
— kuz (@kylekuzma) October 16, 2023
The NBA season tips off next Tuesday, Oct. 24, and I’ll have my annual Uni Watch NBA Season Preview, with a rundown of all the new designs, this Thursday, Oct. 19. You can receive that piece in your in-box on Thursday morning by becoming a paid subscriber to my Substack.
(Big thanks to Mike Chamernik for making me aware of this one.)