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2012-13 NBA Logo & Uniform changes

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Not understanding why the stripes don't go all the way around.. ugh

I'm with you on that one, its just silly. Other than that I like the change. It has more of a classic look to it and I kind of dig the suitableness of the grey.

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^ That is my only complaint. Those darn stripes. Like the gray as it matches the logo and its minimal so its no real break of tradition. Overall nice change, but those stripes are just dumb.

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the crewneck collar is dated (though other teams are still using it)

Nah, it just looks like a basketball jersey is supposed to look. The wishbone collars are the ones that look silly to me.

The oddly truncated armholes are one of the dumbest "features" I've ever seen on a uniform. Also, changing the wordmark as much as they did without totally reimagining it falls into the uncanny valley of Wal-Mart Counterfeit. Stong work, Adidas.

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I actually really like those new Knicks threads. I'd like to see what the shorts will look like.

I agree that the cut off stripes and gray-less numbers are pretty bothersome, but overall I like the look...

I really really like the wordmark...

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i love that they went back to the U collar. old school

i wish more teams would, but that might just be me. Only Boston, Cleveland, Spurs and now Knicks

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i love that they went back to the U collar. old school

i wish more teams would, but that might just be me. Only Boston, Cleveland, Spurs and now Knicks

Spurs switched to v-neck a few years ago.

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Wait so they gave Strahan the job? Im sorry Amare but that is the bigger reveal for me. That is so left field but so great.

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btw for how long will adidas ruining the nba? I mean when that contract expires if somebody knows....

You act like adidas just dropped a shipment of uniforms off at the Knicks offices and said "here you go, hope you like 'em!".

Good point.

I don't think those uniforms are timeless at all. The heat-press-style number font makes it look like an '80s rec team, the crewneck collar is dated (though other teams are still using it) and the thin pants piping looks old fashioned to me. Not classic, just old. I know that the Celtics have essentially the same formula, but it works better with two colors rather than three, and their font is more of a classic style.

I don't think the gray is a big deal in the new ones. Possibly unnecessary, but I think that blue, gray, and orange really work well together. We'll see how it actually looks when better pics emerge. At worst, it's benign. At best, it's a nice accent. In reality, many people might not even notice it.

I like using the new ball logo over that KNICKS 3d over ball thing. That's just horrible. I hope it's not on the new shorts.

The underarm design is rather pointless. I'm curious if there was a real reason (maybe there's a panel there that's material couldn't support a stripe or something) or if it was purely aesthetic. Either way, it's kinda dumb.

The shape of the wordmark is by far the most jarring thing about these. I don't understand the need to change it. There's a classic "pitch" (for lack of the technical term) to these types of things, and they've gone and messed that up. It's like it's straght but bent, rather than arched naturally. Just baffling. Of course, need to wait to see it all together.

The trimmed stripes look aesthetic to me. Just a different take on the classic jersey cut. Pretty tame in the grand scheme of things. You can always expect there to be something crazier and more innovative in the pipeline.

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i love that they went back to the U collar. old school

i wish more teams would, but that might just be me. Only Boston, Cleveland, Spurs and now Knicks

Spurs switched to v-neck a few years ago.

yup totally forgot for a moment

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Leaving aside the weird half trim the combination of less arched wordmark and grey makes them look somewhat boring compared to the old ones. The jerseys needed something to look sharp, which the old font was.

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i love that they went back to the U collar. old school

i wish more teams would, but that might just be me. Only Boston, Cleveland, Spurs and now Knicks

This was as of last season (Knicks are now crew neck obviously):

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I actually think that the new New York wordmark is a huge upgrade, it has a more modern and sharp look. The way the old one was arched looked dated. Other than that, I don't really dig what they have done with the uniform.

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Maybe I'm the only one. But the stripes don't bother me at all. The wordmark drives me crazy. The letters look so congested. Also, without the arch there is a ton of blank space on that jersey. Love the crew neck.

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I like the partial trim, I'm just not crazy about the use of gray. The NY Liberty's Statue of Liberty green color would look better.

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nba.com/knicks and knicksnow.com with live feed of the jersey unveiling at the top of the hour.

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