New Uniforms: 2020-21

Celtics' 17 NBA titles a key part of City Edition uniforms

Boston's 17 NBA titles play a key role in the team's new City Edition look for 2020-21.

The Boston Celtics are perhaps the most storied team in the NBA thanks to their 17 NBA titles, countless Hall of Fame players and the legendary NBA moments they have been a part of.

It is fitting, then, that the City Edition uniform for the Celtics in 2020-21 takes a sizable page from that history in its look. The Celtics unveiled their new uniforms on Friday, which are very similar to the NBA championship banners that hang above TD Garden.

The uniform features a solid white base with green coloring projected on the wordmark, number, and taping. The wordmark, new to the Celtics uniform collection, features the font that appears on the banners that hang from the rafters in TD Garden, and includes the organization’s full ‘Boston Celtics’ name on the jersey for the first time ever.

Additionally, the team’s jersey has a print on the left shoulder of team jersey partner Vistaprint. That logo features its wordmark in a unique nameplate in a nod to the Celtics’ warmups from the 1980s.

“A banner is created to celebrate and recognize a past accomplishment, and our 17 NBA Championship banners hanging in the rafters of TD Garden highlight what has been an incredible run of excellence throughout the franchise’s nearly 75-year history,” Celtics chief marketing officer Shawn Sullivan said in a statement Friday. “But while this uniform pays tribute to the past, it also symbolizes our always present championship-driven mindset, and we want our fans to share that mentality as we pursue Banner 18.”