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Bizarro Uni Concepts: Flip-Flopping Same Name Teams

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Greetings and salutations, Uni Watchers, I hope everyone had a good Saturday. BTW, my team is still on pace to win 162 games this season…so …

Think Pink: Nats, Wiz Unveil Cherry Blossom–Themed Alternates

Click to enlarge In an unusual cross-sport move, two of Washington’s pro sports teams — the Nationals and the Wizards — took advantage of the city’s annual cherry blossom season, …

Treasures from the Ripon Vault: More on the Suns’ Shorts

For all images, click to enlarge Good morning! I received lots of very positive feedback in response to my recent post about the Suns still wearing zipper-fly shorts as late …

XYZ: A Close Look at the Suns’ Zipper-Fly Shorts

Click to enlarge Who’s that in the Phoenix Suns uni? Give yourself a gold star if you recognized that player as none other than Pat Riley, who played for the …

Oops: Thunder and Grizz Both Show Up Wearing White

Good morning, and happy Pi Day! I’ll have more on that later in today’s post. Meanwhile: Bizarre situation last night in Oklahoma City, as the Grizzlies and Thunder showed up …

Mother Lode of NBA Leaks Sets Stage for 2022-23 Season

Click to enlarge Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with breaking news when covering a daily beat, and that was the case for me yesterday. I had a bunch of …

NBA All-Star Uniforms Pack Shiny Surprise (but still suck)

For all photos, click to enlarge Good morning, and happy Presidents Day! When this season’s NBA All-Star uniforms were unveiled a few weeks ago, the overwhelming consensus was that the …

Kickin’ It in 2022: Your NBA ASG Sneaker Guide

By Phil Hecken, with Matthew Weidner Follow @PhilHecken Good Sunday morning, Uni Watch readers. Hope all is well with one and all. The NBA All-Star Game is tonight. And if …

NBA Officially Unveils 2022 ASG Weekend Uniforms

By Phil Hecken Follow @PhilHecken Greetings from SNOWY Lawn Guyland, located just a few miles east of UW HQ in Brooklyn. If you live anywhere near the coast on the …

How Can This Trash Possibly Be the NBA All-Star Jerseys?

Click to enlarge Last Friday we had a leak of an uninspired grey/blue design purported to be one of this year’s NBA All-Star jerseys (above left). Now the other one …

NBA Drops the Bomb with 28 New City/Mixtape Uniforms

Click to enlarge After a slew of leaks and teases, all 28 of this season’s new NBA City alternates — one for every team except the Jazz and Suns, who …

The Ultimate NBA Uni Number Spreadsheet

Click to enlarge NBA numerologist Etienne Catalan, who I recently interviewed, has really outdone himself by creating a chart that shows which uni numbers are currently roster-assigned for each NBA …

Nets and Thunder Are the NBA’s Latest City Edition Leaks

Oh snap!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/ENvEFGqmaW — Ref Ryan T (@refryant) October 18, 2021 More leaks of NBA City designs yesterday, beginning with the Nets retail shirsey shown above, which obviously draws from …

NBA Unveils Full Uniform Schedule for 2021-22 Season

With the NBA season set to begin next Tuesday, Oct. 19, the league took a major uni-related step yesterday by loading the full 2021-22 uniform schedule onto its LockerVision site. …

Casey Vitelli Imagines NBA ‘Earned’ Editions for 2021-22

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from the site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul may …