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i have a big head and the high crown stuff is the only one i can wear

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16 hours ago, upperV03 said:

New Era's first NBA draft hats for the 14 lottery teams:

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Better than this year's NFL draft hats, but that's not saying much. New Era really has a hard-on for the chrome and oversized logos, apparently. Oh well, they still could've been much worse (and probably will be in years to come).

 

Are those brims velour?

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That Celtics brim is a little creepy. You glance up and you've got this leprechaun winking at you.

 

That's a detail you don't want a zoom in on.

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13 hours ago, mjd77 said:

There's no reason the main caps shouldn't be 3930s...you know a nice clean fitting hat that anyone can wear.  The high crown stuff looks completely ridiculous on most people.

They give the draftees options. For example, in this past NFL draft draftees were given options to wear 59Fifties, 39Thirties, and 59Fifty Low Profiles.

 

I get the feeling that you just dislike 59Fifties, which is completely fine, but the majority of draftees in both the NFL and NBA prefer them. And honestly, I see people walk around in high-brim caps all the time and I think it suits them well.

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I look like a dorky suburban dad wearing a 39thirty, so to each their own. After years of busy, overly detailed Adidas hats I'm happy to see New Era's (mostly) clean design sense take over. That said, this mix of diamond era mesh crown and velour brim is a nasty textural clash.

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The ball in the new Pistons Logo looks weird. 

 

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5 minutes ago, alecgoff said:

New Pistons logo.jpg

Okay??? Are you suggesting this as a possible fix for their new logo or what? If you are, I'd say that's significantly worse than what they just unveiled. Also, there's a thread dedicated to the Pistons' new logo, so you probably should've posted it there (or even in the concepts forum if that's what this is intended to be).

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3 hours ago, alecgoff said:

The ball in the new Pistons Logo looks weird. 

 

It's because it's a strange angle to show a basketball. There's a reason most other logos do sort of a diagonal perspective of the basketball, the lines appear more "correct" to the eye.

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2 minutes ago, Shadojoker said:

Anybody else we waiting for to reveal their new logo??

Cavs for sure, though their new logos and wordmarks likely won't be unveiled until mid-to-late June or possibly even early July. Of the other teams that are either rumored or confirmed to be making changes, I'm not sure which, if any, will be making changes to their logos. The Clippers definitely aren't though, as they're just changing the uniforms. 

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15 minutes ago, Shadojoker said:

Anybody else we waiting for to reveal their new logo??

Pacers? Unless there's only the alternate logo that came out already. I remember there was going to be a surprise team with changes next season, but not sure if it was logo, uniform or both.

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So far we have: Cavs, Pacers, Clippers, Wolves and Blazers confirmed to get new uniforms. I recall hearing something about the Suns too at one point. Let's not forget all the jersey ads and a supposed new template for all NBA jerseys. Things are going to get interesting.

Edited by Old School Fool
Added the Timberwolves

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Cavs are really milking what's left of the Lebron era, eh? 

 

I cant ever remember a team that's been a year after year contender/defending champs that has changed their logo + jersey and wordmarks in midst of it. 

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5 hours ago, JerseyJosh said:

Cavs are really milking what's left of the Lebron era, eh? 

 

I cant ever remember a team that's been a year after year contender/defending champs that has changed their logo + jersey and wordmarks in midst of it. 

Rockets did it but it was preplanned and they couldn't stop it. Also, this is a special situation where Nike's taking over for Adidas. Can't remember if any teams did it when Champion took over, when Nike and Starter and Puma joined the fold, and again when Reebok took over.

Edited by sayahh
Typo

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Weren't the Spurs the "surprise" team that was supposedly changing?

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6 hours ago, Old School Fool said:

So far we have: Cavs, Pacers, Clippers, Wolves and Blazers confirmed to get new uniforms. I recall hearing something about the Suns too at one point. Let's not forget all the jersey ads and a supposed new template for all NBA jerseys. Things are going to get interesting.

 

I think the Suns were just going to make a few tweaks.  Not sure what that may mean, but removing the butt stripe from the shorts would be a good start.

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6 minutes ago, mjd77 said:

 

I think the Suns were just going to make a few tweaks.  Not sure what that may mean, but removing the butt stripe from the shorts would be a good start.

 

The Washington Wizards are also tweaking some aspects of their home and away jerseys. There's also a chance they might introduce a new secondary logo or replace the primary logo. ( According to some season ticket representatives). 

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I think the Suns are tweaking the black on the home unis to purple. Black will be saved for the alternate uniform. 

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