The New York Knicks have announced that they will sport their all-orange uniforms on Christmas Day when they travel to Lakerland to face former head coach Mike D’Antoni and the new look Los Angeles Lakers.
D’Antoni was announced as the new Lakers head coach on Monday which already adds some more intrigue to this game.
However when they take the court on December 25, D’Antoni will hardly recognize his former team for a couple of reasons.
The first is that there are so many new faces on the Knicks’ bench from just a year ago, but the other is he will be looking at a team wearing nothing but pumpkin orange.
The Knicks won’t be wearing their traditional blue-and-orange on Christmas Day, but instead will wear their new all-orange uniforms.
This look may have been great for Halloween, but I don’t know how well it translates to Christmas. Overall, I’m just not a fan of the new look.
The Lakers will be wearing all white uniforms for this game, also something I am not a fan of.
These “Winter Jerseys” were originally reported to be worn during weekend home games, but according to league rules that isn’t allowed and they will be worn only on Christmas Day.
That alone is great news. Having only to look at these uniforms once is a Christmas present all by itself.
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