New NBA uniforms this season: Eastern Conference
Every East team has unveiled new looks for 2019-20
NBA teams across the league have begun to unveil new Nike uniform designs for the 2019-20 regular season. Before the season tips off on Oct. 22, check out all of the new looks announced so far in the Eastern Conference. For Western Conference uniforms, click here.
For a complete listing of every team’s uniform plans for each game in 2019-20, visit LockerVision.
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In November, the team unveiled its City Edition uniforms called “Vice Wave”, which are an update to the team’s popular “Vice” City Edition uniforms.
— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) November 25, 2019
In November, the team unveiled its City Edition uniforms, which are black and gold and are inspired by the game, culture and community of Toronto.
Inspired by the game, culture & community that shapes our City.
The City Edition Jersey drops on Nov 27th pic.twitter.com/QvI14RxOcq
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) November 22, 2019
In November, the Nets unveiled their 2019-20 Nike City Edition uniform, which has “BED-STUY” emblazoned across the chest. This nod to the neighborhood’s storied history, its lasting impact in music, art, & culture, honors the icon who put it on the hip-hop map: legendary rapper The Notorious B.I.G.
The Nets turned to Brooklyn-based artist Eric Haze for their team’s fresh look. Haze designed the team’s new Statement Edition uniform, which features a concrete grey color, hand-drawn “BKLYN” letters across the chest and Haze’s signature star down the left side of the jersey.
In November, the team announced its City Edition uniforms that pay tribute to the city’s history as well as the team’s 2006 St. Patrick’s Day uniform.
Introducing our 2019-20 City Edition uniforms ☘
On-court & at retail on 11/27 pic.twitter.com/PmNJoCUgkO
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) November 21, 2019
The Pistons have unveiled their Nike City Edition “Motor City” uniform that will be worn during 17 game dates throughout the 2019-20 regular season. Crafted by Flagstar Bank, the Detroit Pistons’ official jersey partner, the uniforms will debut on November 29 when the club hosts the Charlotte Hornets at Little Caesars Arena.
The Knicks have revealed the team’s third uniform for the 2019-20 season, inspired by the hustle and strength of the city and team. The Knicks will rep the Statement Edition uniform against all Western Conference teams, first debuting in the Season Opener at San Antonio on Oct. 23 and at The Garden for the first time on Nov. 3 vs. Sacramento.
After two seasons playing in the entirely gold Statement uniform with directional ray lines, Nike has unveiled the second iteration of the Statement, reaching back to Pacers uniforms of the past for inspiration.
In November, the team announced its City Edition uniforms, which pay homage to Indianapolis’ rich history of auto racing.
The Bucks’ Statement Edition uniform is a “super-charged version” of the team’s previous Fear the Deer uniform. In addition to the Cream City rainbow, which represents the “diverse colors of Milwaukee and surrounding areas”, the uniform features Cream City cream numbers for the first time.
In November, the Bucks also unveiled their “Cream City” Edition look, which will be worn 20 times in 2019-20.
The Bulls are bringing back a remastered version of their iconic ’90s pinstripes. The new black Statement Edition uniform features embossed vertical pinstripes, creating a sophisticated, yet stealth look with iconic detailing of the jersey rib, short waistband, and side panels featuring the Bulls’ primary red color. As a nod to the history of franchise success, six stars in the form of the Chicago flag were also added to the belt buckle.
In November, the team announced its 2019-20 City Edition uniform, which is inspired by the Flag of Chicago.
The Sixers are turning the clock back to the 1970s with their Classic Edition uniform this season. The throwback look replicates the jersey worn by Philadelphia during the 1970-71 season and it features a special “Seventy Sixers” wordmark design on the front of the jersey.
In November, they also announced their new City Edition uniforms, which pay homage to the Liberty Bell and more.
— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) November 20, 2019
The Hornets will bring back their iconic purple uniforms this season to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the jersey’s debut during the 1994-95 season. The 2019-20 edition of the uniform will echo the past, while also incorporating some new elements.
Additionally, the Hornets are tweaking their Statement Edition uniforms for 2019-20 as well. Most notably, the chest plate says “CHA,” matching the NBA’s official abbreviation for the Hornets. This marks the first time the team has used the abbreviation, which appears in white with a teal outline, on its jerseys. The numbers are teal and the player’s name on the back is white, as they were on the previous Statement Edition uniform.
In November, the team announced its City Edition uniforms, which features an entirely new design from previous seasons.
— Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) November 22, 2019
The Cavaliers will send it back to the mid-1990s with their Classic Edition uniforms this season. The design features a modern take on the “fan-favorite” black uniforms that debuted during the 1994-95 season.
The team will debut the new uniform during the team’s home opener on Oct. 26 and it will be worn seven other times throughout the regular season.
In November, the team announced a new City Edition uniform and City Edition court to celebrate the franchise’s 50th season.
Respect the 𝐏𝐀𝐒𝐓.
Represent the 𝐅𝐔𝐓𝐔𝐑𝐄.
— Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) November 21, 2019
The Wizards unveiled their Statement Edition uniform design, which showcases “The District of Columbia” written across the front of the jersey.
In November, the Wizards announced they were bringing back the “Stars & Stripes” uniform as their City Edition look for the 2019-20 season.
— Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) November 20, 2019
The Magic announced an update to the team’s blue Statement Edition uniforms, which will now feature a black stripe around the middle of the jersey.
In November, they unveiled their new City Edition uniform, which features the color orange to represent the state’s citrus industry.
The Atlanta Hawks have announced plans to officially debut their new Nike City Edition uniform at the Nov. 20 game versus the Milwaukee Bucks. This year’s release of the city-themed kit is based on the name of the ubiquitous Atlanta street.
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Check back for updates as more teams announce new uniform designs.