If you’re an NBA fan waiting anxiously to see your team’s new Nike jersey for the upcoming season, well, you might just need to look back at some old uniforms. Especially if you’re a Cavaliers fan.
On Tuesday this leaked photo of the alleged Cavs new jersey hit Twitter and got people all riled up. The colors are fine, the cut looks good — but immediately people began to notice a striking resemblance.
The Hawks jerseys in question were their red alternate jerseys, ushered in following the 2014-15 season and worn until now, when they too will have a redesign by Nike. While the alleged new Cavs jersey and that Hawks uniform aren’t identical, they do share some similarities.
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A similar shade of red, yellow accents, a combination of yellow and black for the name/number. There are clearly some differences, but there’s no doubt these new Nike jerseys resemble the Hawks’ old ones.
What do you think? Did Nike get a little too close to the old Hawks uniforms?
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Now he’s landed Gordon Hayward, a scoring wing who appears to be hitting his prime. Hayward put up career highs in points, rebounds, and shooting percentages and he also made the most of his first extended playoff appearance, averaging 24 and 6 for a Utah team that advanced to the second round.
Neither Horford nor Hayward are superstars or franchise players. They alone will not carry you to a championship. At the very least, they are really good players everyone would like to have, including a few teams who tried everything they could to have them on their roster.