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The NBA All-Star jerseys this year are super lame

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The Smoothie King Center, home of the New Orleans Pelicans, will get the honor of hosting the 2017 NBA All-Star Game instead of Charlotte this season due to North Carolina’s controversial HB2 law. That’s great for the city of New Orleans and — regardless of where it is — great for people who like betting the over (always bet the over in the NBA All-Star Game). What is not great are the All-Star jerseys which look like they were designed by the Clippers.

You can create more elaborate jerseys in NBA 2K9. Trust me, I’ve done it.

The optimal option for All-Star jerseys would be to just have each player wear their home/road versions of their own team’s jersey. It’s what the MLB does for their All-Star game and even the Pro Bowl — if that still exists — does that with the helmets. We all know though that everything is about money and the All-Star game is just another avenue to sell another variation of a player’s jersey. It’s why the Christmas jerseys exist. It’s why those dumb sleeve jerseys exist. Believe it or not, there are people out there who just might make it a point to have every variation of… I dunno… Randy Moss’ jersey just because they are obsessed with Randy Moss. (Right, Informer)?

Unfortunately for the NBA and Adidas, I doubt these will sell too well considering how lame they are. They will sell because Bucks fans will just need to have Giannis Antetokounmpo’s first All-Star Game uni no matter how lame it is, but what happened to the days of jerseys like these?

I know teal is a ’90s thing. They don’t need to be teal, but these have life. These are f***** All-Star Game jerseys. The 2017 ones? Your mom got those made for your intramural team back in high school.

 

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Divac is the Editor-In Chief of The Schmozone and founder of Leaveit2divac.com. He is a fantasy sports maniac with terrible gambling habits and has a strange, irrational obsession with everything that is NBA legend Vlade Divac. Divac will be posting his outrageous commentary on daily sports topics in "The Daily Flop" section and one day dreams of being re-born as a mediocre Eastern European NBA journeyman.