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Tracking 2022-23 NBA City jerseys and other uniform changes


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  • Tory BarronESPN Editor


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The 2022-23 NBA season might still be a ways off, but that does not imply we won’t start mentally preparing by feasting our eyes upon some swoon-worthy recent threads.

First introduced in 2016, the City Edition jerseys are updated every year. While some teams have stuck with the identical design for multiple seasons, others continually switch it up. Or, for those who’re the Utah Jazz, you do a bit little bit of each. At the very least one team (s/o Washington Wizards) coordinated with their MLB counterpart on the aesthetic.

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Along with the much ballyhooed City Edition looks, some teams, just like the San Antonio Spurs, are throwing it back next season. Cue the Classic Edition jerseys, which pay homage to the franchise’s origins.

Here’s a take a look at the newest uniform updates as they’re released by the teams.

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They placed on for his or her city

Washington Wizards

For the Wiz Kids, it’s all in regards to the cherry blossoms. The Wizards unveiled their tribute to the enduring flowers of the nation’s capital back in March but won’t debut their pink alternate uniforms until the 2022-23 season.

The team’s MLB counterpart, the Washington Nationals, revealed an analogous City Edition uniform set, because the franchises collaborated to create a unified alternative look across sports. The Nike collaboration marks the primary uniform campaign between MLB and NBA teams from the identical market.

Hopefully the cherry blossom look bodes higher for the Wizards — as of Monday, the Nationals were in last place within the NL East (30-58).

Us @Nationals
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β€” Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) March 29, 2022

Keeping it classic

San Antonio Spurs

The Spurs are going back to the start. Lately, the Spurs’ City Edition jerseys had featured a camouflage pattern and, most recently, a white canvas with the enduring “fiesta stripe” on the edges based on the team’s popular warm-ups from the Nineties.

Now, in honor of San Antonio’s fiftieth season, the team is rolling out Classic Edition uniforms that pay homage to the team’s storied legacy. The look, made popular by Spurs legend George Gervin, features “San Antonio” across a black-on-black jersey chest.

“The Spurs Classic Edition uniform is a symbolic way for us to honor our legacy, players and loyalty to the town of San Antonio while giving our fans what they have been asking for — we hear you,” said Becky Kimbro, VP of brand name engagement for Spurs Sports & Entertainment.

Cannot wait to rock these this season 🀩

Our black-on-black Classic Edition uniform pays homage to the early days that shaped us! #PorVida pic.twitter.com/x7SD6WLp2v

β€” San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) July 11, 2022

Old-fashioned meets recent school

Utah Jazz

Latest uniforms but make it ’90s. The Jazz are switching things up while concurrently throwing things back. Utah revealed its primary colours for next season can be black, yellow and white. However the team also announced three purple jerseys, two of which won’t be worn until 2023-24.

The Jazz enlisted the assistance of a video to tease its recent purple mountain uniform set coming back for the 2022-23 season. Utah also teased a recent purple mountain uniform for the next yr, together with a classic jersey paying homage to the unique Jazz jersey design from when the team first moved to Utah from Latest Orleans.

If it looks as if the Jazz are rolling out a number of ensembles, it’s because they’re.

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Purple is back and here to remain.#TakeNote pic.twitter.com/hwCtmSXDiA

β€” Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) June 17, 2022

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