For the third season in a row, the Denver Nuggets will wear a horizontal uniform as an option for their City edition. This is the first time, however, they go with red as the primary color.
“Flatirons red points to the Colorado landscape and is a universal color for goodwill,” Denver Nuggets, senior vice president and chief marketing officer Declan Bolger told NBA.com. “It matters behind the shirt and reflects the unique community that lives in Denver.”
The horizon design “celebrates City and Mile High basketball, inspiring a culture of diversity and building bridges through basketball,” the team said in a press release.
Unfortunately, this will be the last year of a three-year program that celebrates the design of the team’s equipment. The team has announced that it will turn its attention to future editions of City Edition to the history of its franchise, starting next season, their 45th in the NBA.
The Nuggets first wore a T-shirt to the horizon in 1981-82 and lasted a dozen seasons before finally retiring after the 1992-93 season. This original horizon design is sometimes called “arc horizons” it seems because there were multicolored across the chest. Although it has been gone for almost 30 years, the unusual design continues in the hearts and memories of both Nuggets fans and those who enjoy sports uniforms.
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