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Rockets 4th jersey is Chinese New Year

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by OTMax, Dec 10, 2017.

  1. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member
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    I’ll take golden nugget fonts over this crap we have now
     
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    The stencils and markers were creative touches too ... not.
     
  3. JayZ750

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    It's probably VERY VERY VERY possible to still pander to the Asian community without making horrible jerseys.

    Not that its what they should do... but it's at least a possible middle ground
     
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    It is, but not with the limits Nike put on the editions. Look at the Raptors Chinese character jerseys, way cooler with the incorporation of a dragon.
     
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    lol this is so stupid. most teams had new designs this year for the city jersey, the rockets were just going to re-use last year's black jersey? so goddamn lazy. also if the black jersey was going to be our city jersey, what would have our third uniform been??
     
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    Les sold the team, he probably wants to let the new owner choose the branding next year. I'm pretty sure that's why they went the safe route
     
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    If they wanted the safe/lazy option, they could have easily used last years "Clutch City" jerseys.
     
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    Chinese jerseys would have been statement.



    Make no mistake, Rockets were going to have a Chinese jersey.

    Association - White
    Icon - Red
    Statement - Black
    City - Chinese

    Association - White
    Icon - Red
    Statement - Chinese
    City - Black
     
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  9. khanhdum

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    clutch had the sleeves, no more sleeves from nike and they probably didn't want to waste money on wasting time to altering the jersey to make it work
     
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    I hope our new owner has plans for new jerseys and a revamped logo...I feel like we're the only team since 03 who has had the same jerseys n logo
     
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    I dont know if we'd have the exact same jerseys, but you may be right in assuming we'd have some variation of those awful late 90s-early 2000s jerseys.
     
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    Also Les is a business man, if it was highly profitable to market to the chinese market to drive the value in the franchise, he certainly did that. He bought the Rockets for like 85 million to selling it for 2 billion. F the fans and I'll cash out 2 billion after 20 years also.
     
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    I dont think sleeves vs no sleeves would have altered the overall design.

    lol... very true and hard to argue that. When it comes to business, you gotta do what puts more money back in your pockets/company.
     
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    I heard somewhere every team will get a new City jersey each season. Any truth to that?
     
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    I feel like we should have city jerseys that are white 3/4 on the bottom then purple on top. Chrome arm and neck holes. Neon green outlined blinged numbers....

    Mayneeeee HTown hold it downnn
     
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    People in China wear nba jerseys that are in English.
    This is just extreme.
     
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    He took our trophies and our team colors and now he’s taken the words from our jerseys
     
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    Absolutely
    Why the hell did we turn back to red and not red and yellow ?

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    I hate these jerseys with a passion man.

    It's not the Chinese lettering, it's the colors. The least they could have done was give us red and yellow jerseys, representing the Old Rockets...or something to do with the city.

    I feel so jealous seeing everyone else's, they are each so varied and some really stand out...and we get our usual boring color scheme but with Chinese on the front. Lame.
     
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