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NOB Confusion as NBA Successfully Restarts Its Season

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Some surprising developments during last night’s NBA restart. As expected, many players opted to wear social justice messages in place of their NOBs. But players who chose to wear their surnames instead of the messages ended up wearing them below their numbers, instead of . . . → Read More: NOB Confusion as NBA Successfully Restarts Its Season

When the Number and Name Colors Don’t Match

Notice anything uni-notable about this old photo of Michael Jordan about to break some hearts in Detroit?

Here’s the part that interests me: For both teams, the color of the NOB lettering doesn’t match the color of the uni numbers. I haven’t come up with a snappy name for this phenomenon yet, but for . . . → Read More: When the Number and Name Colors Don’t Match

Some Thoughts on the NBA’s Racial Justice NOBs

Good morning! Greetings from Uni Watch HQ, where all three inhabitants continue to be healthy and safe. Hope the same is true at your home.

As you may have heard by now, word began circulating early on Sunday that the NBA may allow players to wear social justice messaging in place of their NOBs . . . → Read More: Some Thoughts on the NBA’s Proposed Racial Justice NOBs

Hyphenation Nation: Rangers Shorten Shortstop’s Name

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How do you fit shortstop prospect Tyler Depreta-Johnson’s unwieldy surname on the back of his spring training jersey? If you’re the Texas Rangers, you don’t even try — you just go with “D-Johnson.”

Or at least that’s what the Rangers have chosen to do this year. Last . . . → Read More: Hyphenation Nation: Rangers Shorten Shortstop’s Name