Charlotte Hornets Nike City Edition gear is now live at Fanatics. Act fast if you want to secure some new gear – because it’s selling fast.
Every year, basketball fans get hyped to see teases and leaks of new jerseys/uniforms for their favorite teams. It was no different this year for Charlotte Hornets fans.
As a whole, Nike’s City Edition uniforms this season are intended to celebrate the NBA’s 75th Anniversary – which explains the retro flare the jerseys have.
“This year’s Nike NBA City Edition uniforms help fuel the celebration of the league’s 75th anniversary season,” said Aaron Cain, VP/GM, Men’s, at Nike in a press release. “Each uniform tells a story, juxtaposing the old and new to create an unforgettable look and feel for this milestone season. The result isn’t just a love letter to the game. It’s a celebration of fandom – and in invitation to a new generation.”
So what’s the story the Charlotte Hornets are trying to tell with their City Edition uniforms in the 2021-22 NBA season? Well, you can check out the jersey below – and continue reading for more insight from Cain.
“Charlotte’s uniforms changed the game the day they arrived, and Nike, Inc. partnered with the Hornets to help them remain one of the most stylish teams in the league,” Cain added. “This season’s Nike NBA City Edition Uniform brings back the iconic pinstripes and legendary teal from years past. And, with the added mark of the Jordan Brand Jumpman — they’ll give fans a reason to take flight this season on and off the court.”
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