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It's a horribly dated look that was bad when it first came out. The "but they won a title in those!" logic doesn't really work when you remember that they also wore them during the 2006 Finals and the 2007 Warriors series.

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I don't like their away uniform from the era, but I like the 1980s Atlanta Braves home uniform:

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It'd be cool to see it in action again, maybe as a one off for a day honoring Dale Murphy (on a side note, its a damn travesty that he hasn't been elected to the Hall of Fame).

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I love the Mavericks' home uni

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Yet, the away and alt(s) are ehhh for me

+1. Its a solid look with a championship behind it. No need for a change.

Piping? Check.

Weird color blocks around the sleeves? Check.

Random color blocks on the shorts that don't have anything to do with anything? Check.

Colors that don't appear in the main logo? Check.

Collar design from 2000 when Nike designed it? Check.

Weird back neck collar? Check.

Yep. Solid.

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I love the Mavericks' home uni

dal_u_ellis_600x400.jpg

Yet, the away and alt(s) are ehhh for me

+1. Its a solid look with a championship behind it. No need for a change.

Piping? Check.

Weird color blocks around the sleeves? Check.

Random color blocks on the shorts that don't have anything to do with anything? Check.

Colors that don't appear in the main logo? Check.

Collar design from 2000 when Nike designed it? Check.

Weird back neck collar? Check.

Yep. Solid.

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It's a horribly dated look that was bad when it first came out. The "but they won a title in those!" logic doesn't really work when you remember that they also wore them during the 2006 Finals and the 2007 Warriors series.

I disagree with that completely, especially for fans of those teams. I HATED the NY Giants white jerseys with all red numbers/letters/stripes, UNTIL they wore them while winning Super Bowl XLII. Seeing your team wear the uniform while holding a trophy just makes the uni look better, imo.

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It's a horribly dated look that was bad when it first came out. The "but they won a title in those!" logic doesn't really work when you remember that they also wore them during the 2006 Finals and the 2007 Warriors series.

Well by that logic, the Bruins should drop their cup winning togs cause they blew a 3-0 series lead the year prior to their cup...

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Yeah, a few bad outings doesn't take away from a uniform's championship pedigree.

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Meh. The Kings' uniforms still look like typical Reebok garbage even with the two Cups, and the Mavericks' uniforms still looked as bad in 2011 as they did in 2010.

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Meh. The Kings' uniforms still look like typical Reebok garbage even with the two Cups, and the Mavericks' uniforms still looked as bad in 2011 as they did in 2010.

I wouldn't go typical reebok garbage. YOu could say they were terrible, and that wouldn't raise an issue(even though I disagree), but they aren't like what reebok did in 07

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Meh. The Kings' uniforms still look like typical Reebok garbage even with the two Cups, and the Mavericks' uniforms still looked as bad in 2011 as they did in 2010.

I wouldn't go typical reebok garbage. YOu could say they were terrible, and that wouldn't raise an issue(even though I disagree), but they aren't like what reebok did in 07

They have the dreaded Bettman piping and armpit panels, and there isn't even a hem stripe on the black sweater. It's pretty standard Reebok crap.

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I wouldn't classify what the Kings wear as "Bettman piping". This is Bettman Piping

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I wouldn't classify what the Kings wear as "Bettman piping". This is Bettman Piping

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Plus the fact that "phantom" sleeve yoke striping predated Reebok:

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The Kings jerseys aren't amazing but they're good enough. Simple striping, a unique colour scheme with history behind it. If it were up to me, the Kings would have won their cups in the pre-edge set but they didn't so the Kings look is what it is.

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I wouldn't classify what the Kings wear as "Bettman piping". This is Bettman Piping

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Plus the fact that "phantom" sleeve yoke striping predated Reebok:

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Except that's a black yoke on a navy jersey, not a phantom yoke.

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Have we extended the "phantom" term to that now?

I suppose the unpopular opinion is that the whole phantom thing is overblown.

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The black and blue look the same from more than like ten feet away. It's effectively "phantom" (or whatever term you'd like to use).

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Have we extended the "phantom" term to that now?

I suppose the unpopular opinion is that the whole phantom thing is overblown.

This.

To me, the "phantom" yoke, if it exists at all, only applies to a thin stripe ("piping") of contrasting color around an otherwise traditional shoulder yoke that is the same color as the rest of the jersey.

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Have we extended the "phantom" term to that now?

I suppose the unpopular opinion is that the whole phantom thing is overblown.

This.

To me, the "phantom" yoke, if it exists at all, only applies to a thin stripe ("piping") of contrasting color around an otherwise traditional shoulder yoke that is the same color as the rest of the jersey.

I applied literally that exact definition, just to a different kind of yoke.

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