The defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers announced Tuesday that they’ll turn back the clock this season with six Hardwood Classic Night games at Quicken Loans Arena, starting on Dec. 9. In addition to commemorative in-game videos, music and entertainment, the Cavs will rock the retro bright-orange uniforms that the team wore in the mid-1980s, paying homage to rosters headlined by World B. Free, Ron Harper, Mark Price and John “Hot Rod” Williams.
Stefan Bondy: According to Knicks PR, the reason Joakim Noah is not wearing the Hoops for Troops socks is because they didn’t have his sock size.
Nike’s massive footprint in the NBA will be even bigger next year, with the global sportswear powerhouse set to become the official on-court apparel provider for the league beginning with the 2017-18 season. While the brand is likely far from unveiling the uniforms teams will wear in the coming season, a leak arrived on Friday featuring what looks to be the Philadelphia 76ers’ kits.
John Musumeci: Stop wearing white socks with black shoes – Brandon Jennings: These NBA socks Trash!!!!!! Just go back to black & white socks! Why sneaker gotta match my colorful sock this ain’t the Circus. I came into the league when we wore black socks on the road & white socks at home! Simple is always good. Forcing us to wear a sock with all different colors is Thirsty! Never been my style.