Are the Nike’s New ‘Smart Jerseys’ a Game-Changer?

Introducing the Nike @NBA Connected Jersey.

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— Nike (@Nike) September 16, 2017

As most of you know by now, I generally don’t concern myself with the retail scene. As I often say, I cover what the players wear, not what’s for sale. Uniforms, not merchandise.

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NBA Makes A, Ahem, Statement

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Paraphrasing a slogan you often hear in the business, “Bad news drops on a Friday night.”

Well. Depending on your perspective, Nike “dropped” alternate uniforms (the term for which shant be written here, but if you read the hed, you can probably figure it out) last evening . . . → Read More: NBA Makes A, Ahem, Statement

Kings Will Be First NBA Team with Three Court Designs

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The latest design-related arms race involves NBA courts. Several teams have had two court designs (the Bucks, for example, have a green one and a black one, depending on which uniform they’re wearing, and Golden State has used standard and throwback designs), but the Kings are now . . . → Read More: Kings Will Be First NBA Team with Three Court Designs

Never a Dull Moment in Topsy-Turvy NBA Uni Scene

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Lots of NBA news yesterday, kids. One thing at a time:

1. In a move that had been widely expected, the Hornets became the second team to announce a throwback for the upcoming season (the first was Milwaukee). As you can see above, the new rendition takes . . . → Read More: Never a Dull Moment in Topsy-Turvy NBA Uni Scene