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Nike releases all new National Basketball Association 'statement edition' alternate jerseys at media event

17 September 2017, 12:42 | Kenneth Drake

Nike releases all new NBA 'statement edition' alternate jerseys at media event

Warriors Jersey Stephen Curry

As part of Nike's unveiling of its new alternate jerseys for all 30 National Basketball Association franchises, Nike also announced the details of a new program that involves the authentic and Swingman jerseys that it will beginning selling to the public later this month.

The Oklahoma City Thunder unveiled their newest uniform, a solid navy alternate to their revamped originals. You might notice that some of the teams have the same jersey as previous years, but there are some significant changes to the 76ers, Pacers, and a few others.

"Our Nike uniforms set a new standard for connecting our most passionate fans with their favorite NBA teams and players", said Adam Silver, NBA Commissioner.

Run through the gallery above to see players from every team showing off the new jerseys.

To unlock the features, fans will download the NikeConnect app and tap the jersey with their smartphone.

For most fans the experience of wearing team apparel on gameday (whether they're in the stadium or at home) is enough to make them feel plugged in, but this is an attempt to take things a step further.

The Nike NBA Connected Jerseys, as well as the will release worldwide on September 29 at the NBAstore.com, while making their debut on-court alongside the jacket on September 20th.



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