jlucas4092 Posted December 28, 2003 Share Posted December 28, 2003 From the Denver PostCLOTHING THE BOBCATSCary Mitchell promises that the expansion Charlotte Bobcats will have one of the NBA's best uniforms when they join the league next season.Mitchell is a renowned clothing designer for NBA players whose client list of about 75 players includes Carmelo Anthony and Rodney White of the Nuggets. Mitchell, a longtime Charlotte, N.C., resident, was approached about designing the Bobcats' inaugural uniforms in March. He came up with five prototype designs before Bobcats owner Bob Johnson selected the design that was Mitchell's favorite.Mitchell wouldn't divulge what the uniforms look like, he did say there was a "hip-hop' influence to his work. The Bobcats' colors are dark orange, Pacific blue, black, silver and white. Charlotte's home uniforms will be predominantly white, while orange will be the main color on the road."The Bobcats' uniforms will be right up at the top because of the unique things in it,' Mitchell said. "One of my main objectives was thinking about the retail buyer and the seller. The hip-hop nature is what is new and what is fresh.'Mitchell said the Los Angeles Lakers' white home uniforms, and the new home and road uniforms of the Phoenix Suns and Orlando Magic are his favorites. When asked about the Nuggets' new uniforms, Mitchell said: "The colors are cool. They are better than the last ones.' Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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