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Shut Your Mouth: Grizzlies Unveil Stax-Themed Uniform

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The Grizzlies unveiled their new (and previously unleaked!) City alternate yesterday, and it’s interesting on a number of levels, so I want to talk about it today.

Viewed in strictly aesthetic terms, it’s not bad. The chest lettering looks pretty snappy, and the tone-on-tone pinstriping is nice. . . . → Read More: Shut Your Mouth: Grizzlies Unveil Stax-Themed Uniform

The 'City Edition Redesigns Project'

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A few weeks back, just as we were getting our first look at some leaks of the new “City” alternate uniforms the NBA was trotting out for its teams, designer Mike Joseph (whom I have featured on UW several times before) mentioned to me in a DM, . . . → Read More: The ‘City Edition Redesigns Project’

When a One-Year Thing Becomes a Long-Term Thing

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Membership card designer Scott M.X. Turner recently gave me an idea for a really fun topic: uniforms or uni elements that were originally intended to appear for only one season but ended up becoming long-term or even permanent fixtures.

The most notable example of this is probably . . . → Read More: When a One-Year Thing Becomes a Long-Term Thing

Talking NBA City Unis With 76ers Prexy Chris Heck

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Yesterday I gave a negative assessment of the 76ers’ Boathouse Row-themed alternate uniform. Toward the end of the piece, I wrote, “The funny thing is that Sixers prexy Chris Heck loves to refer to things being ‘on brand,’ a phrase that’s almost the antithesis of this design.”

. . . → Read More: Talking NBA City Unis With 76ers Prexy Chris Heck