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  1. Discogod

    Mid-season Uniform/Logo Changes

    Yeah, that was pretty standard in the 90s/2000s - teams with new unis would usually wear the previous season's duds in preseason, waiting for regular season to start before busting out the new threads.
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    Mid-season Uniform/Logo Changes

    When did this happen and where are your sources? I don't remember any midseason changes in the NBA recently. Only time I remember a team doing something like this in the last 30 or so years was when the Pacers switched to a new logo just before the 1990 playoffs, although they kept the uniforms until the following season.
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    New 2019 NBA All-Star Game Jerseys Leaked

    The '96 game was in San Antonio, with turquoise unis. Phoenix was '95, with purple unis.
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    Throwbacks of Throwbacks

    They're 1940s throwbacks - they've worn them a few times since then, I think. 1996-97 a as the 50th anniversary of the NBA, so a lot of teams wore throwbacks.
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    Uniforms you're most thankful for

    I'm thankful for people knowing the difference between "your" and "you're".
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    Old school --lower case, non-caps in branding

    Yeah, I thought it a stretch but figured it was still worth mentioning.
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    Old school --lower case, non-caps in branding

    So many examples from the ABA!
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    NBA Changes 2018-19

    Those new Bucks threads remind me of the 1980 Tucson Toros unis. That's a good thing, by the way.
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    NBA Changes 2018-19

    Hell no. Retire Muggsy & Dell's numbers, but no way does 'Zo deserve to have his retired, and LJ is a borderline case. Sure, they put the Hornets on the map, but both of them ended up alienating the fans with their behaviour and attitudes. They can be honoured some other way.
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    Mid-1980s Golden State Warriors gold uniforms?

    I've got some pics of it in action in a preseason game against the Sonics (who are wearing their home unis). I'll try and dig them out when I get home from work.
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    NBA Changes 2018-19

    Nice, but #30 in that style of uni will always be Bernard King.
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    Throwback Jerseys to Prior Franchise Cities

    Yeah, 1994-95 preseason, the ABA ball was used by the Nuggets and Pacers for an ABA throwback game. Got pictures of the unis, but I've never seen a colour pic of game action showing the ball in use. I believe there was some talk about potentially using the ABA ball in one of the games of the '03 Finals, the first to feature 2 ABA teams - that was shot down fairly quickly, although the Nets did receive permission to wear the throwback unis .
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    Seattle Supersonics Uniform Question

    They didn't. They carried over the same road uniforms from the previous season whilst adding new home unis in 1977-78. They added matching road unis for the 1978-79 season, just in time to win the title. Interesting sidenote - the previous uniform set was introduced when Bill Russell took over as coach - he wanted the unis to resemble the Celtics' uniforms!
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    NBA Changes 2018-19

    Also, the Magic started in 1989, so they're a year early.
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    NBA Changes 2018-19

    The court was used from 1995-97. They didn't tweak the uniforms until the 1997-98 season.