Nets unveil Statement Edition, ‘Stars and Stripes’ Classic Edition uniforms

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The Nets have a new black-on-black look for 2022-23.

The Brooklyn Nets have added another look to their mix for 2022-23 by officially unveiling their Statement Edition uniform for next season. According to the team, the black-on-black look “was inspired by the classic New Yorker uniform and is a fashion-forward take on the team’s staple Icon uniform that was first unveiled there. 10 years ago” when the team moved from New Jersey to Brooklyn.

“Ten years ago, the Brooklyn Nets made history as the first NBA team to wear black and white as their primary colors,” said Andrew Karson, senior vice president of marketing, strategy. and brand solutions at BSE Global, parent company of the Brooklyn Nets. and Barclays Center. “For New Yorkers, black has been the uniform for decades – it’s chic, and for many represents boldness, sophistication and elegance. We are proud to continue this tradition as we enter the Nets’ second decade in Brooklyn with a new twist on the classic Icon uniform.

You can find more information about the Statement Edition uniforms here.

In late August, the Nets also announced a return to their “Stars and Stripes” design for their 2022-23 Nike Classic Edition uniform.

Through the team:

Designed by Nike, the new uniform is a replica of the white Stars and Stripes uniform first worn 50 years ago. The jersey features the red NETS wordmark on the chest and the iconic blue stripe with three white stars is flanked by two red stripes on the left side panel. The pattern continues through the shorts, which feature two white stars.

The Stars and Stripes uniform has appeared in various pop culture moments, including on the cover of NBA Street Vol. 2 video game released in 2003. More recently, the uniform was ranked in ESPN’s Top 10 Best Jerseys in NBA History.

The Nets introduced their Stars and Stripes uniforms in February 1972 when the team began play at the Nassau Coliseum on Long Island. Beginning with the team’s run to the ABA Championship Series that season, this uniform became a symbol of the Nets’ dominance in the ABA’s later years, with Julius Erving winning three MVP awards and championships. Nets winners in 1974 and 1976. The team later revived the Stars and Stripes uniforms and wore them again from 1983 to 1990.

You can find more information about the Classic Edition uniforms here.

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