Clippers debut City Edition jerseys tonight vs. Rockets

By on August 26, 2020

first_img For Lakers’ LeBron James, Jacob Blake’s shooting is bigger issue than a big Game 4 victory “I do. I do,” he said. “I just watched the whole thing of how they actually came about that the Clippers posted. I think it’s great. One of the best L.A. artists to collaborate and do the jerseys. It really speaks volumes to tying the city together, tying the fans together and tying the artist with the players.“I think, altogether, it’s a great collaboration between the NBA and that artist (Mister Cartoon).”The Clippers will wear them again another 16 times throughout the 2019-20 season, including on Christmas against the Lakers. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error “This journey is good,” George said Friday at shootaround. “This journey has been a blessing. Not a lot of people get to say they played back home and honestly, I’m hoping that this is the closing of my journey to be able to finish here in L.A. It’s a great chapter, great last part of my book, hopefully. And I’m looking forward to doing big things here.”George said he likes the new look.Related Articles Kristaps Porzingis ruled out as Clippers, Mavericks set for Game 5; Follow for game updates For his part, Patrick Beverley wasn’t ready to give this season’s City Edition jersey his blessing until the Clippers get a victory wearing them: “We only did the photo shoot in them, we haven’t played a game in them, so I guess ask me after tonight.”center_img Clippers hope they can play to their capabilities, quell Mavericks’ momentum The world got its first glimpse of this season’s Clippers City Edition jersey in October, via Sports Illustrated, when the publication featured Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, front and center, flanked by Patrick Beverley, Landry Shamet, Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell, on the cover of its NBA Preview edition.The jerseys will see their first action on Friday night, when the Clippers (10-5) host the Houston Rockets (11-4).The distinct white-and-black Nike jerseys, designed by renowned L.A. tattoo artist Mister Cartoon, feature “Los Angeles” in an Old English font across the chest. They’re meant to celebrate the spirit of L.A. street culture and West Coast hip-hop. The Staples Center court also will feature a matching center court font.Paul George, the native Southern Californian who’s playing professional basketball near where he was raised for the first time as a member of the Clippers, can appreciate the meaning behind the jerseys celebrating L.A. – which are, for the third consecutive season, part of a series in which each team sports a city-specific jersey for selected games. Clippers vs. Mavericks Game 5 playoff updates from NBA beat reporters What the Clippers are saying the day after Luka Doncic’s game-winner tied series, 2-2 last_img read more

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