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Say Hello to Better Uniforms!

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by tinman, Jul 17, 2017.

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new owner new uniforms

  1. yes

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  2. no

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  1. Caesar

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    Green and Gold is stunning, i agree. But, it would just be wrong.

    The team didn't have orange or blue in their color set. A lot of teams used to color the ball orange, and i don't know why they had a blue rocket, but the jerseys were just green and gold.
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    Red and Gold can look very nice if done correctly with a more metallic gold. Too Yellow and it becomes tacky. That's why i love our championship uniforms. They used yellow ONLY as an outline for the sleeves. That's it. No yellow outline on the wordmark or number fonts, no huge yellow side panels. You have to use it subtly. Those ****ing unfirorms were AMAZING. **** Les.

    So ****ing clean.
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  2. tinman

    tinman You want to protect the world
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  3. YOLO

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    can we say hello to the new owner first
     
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  4. DanTony!Toni!Tone!

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  5. DanTony!Toni!Tone!

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    Would we be able to sign Ronald McDonald if we went with those uniforms? Or maybe we could get the Hamburgler to come out of retirement. He used to really rack up the steals.
     
  6. pippendagimp

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    i used to have this calendar.....think it was called Rockets Incognito
     
  7. Newlin

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    Possibly different uniforms. No guarantee they will be better. But, all this is way down the line.
     
  8. RedRedemption

    RedRedemption 대한민국, 화이팅!
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    On second thought just move the team.
     
  9. tinman

    tinman You want to protect the world
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    I don't see any point guard in the post he posted, did he forget to post an image?
     
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  10. giddyup

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    Rocket Red and Desert Gold

    L2R (help me): Hakeem, Lewis Lloyd, Ralph Sampson, Mitch Wiggins?, Jim Peterson,?,?, Graville Waiters, Robert Reid, Rodney McCray, ?, and Allen Leavell... NM the guy in purple pants!
     
  11. giddyup

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    Those were the original colors of the San Diego Rockets.
     
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    I'm fine with new uniforms but I'm praying we keep our logo. The only reason people liked the ketchup and mustard logo was because we won with it. Otherwise, it's one of the most boring logos in sports.
     
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    JJ knows
     
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    I'd actually take the old logo and font and appropriate it with our modern colours of red and silver.
    That's what you call modernizing a classic.

    Honestly, the ketchup and mustard was not a good colour combo (at least those shades). So many people think it's great because of the nostalgia of winning titles, but they were actually bad. Jersey sales were not very high which is proof they were objectively not very nice. That being said, the nostalgia effect would mean jersey sales a very high if they were brought back.
     
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  16. Jatman20

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    I'm partial to our black uniforms
     
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    Another option is taking our shark dildo uniforms and removing all the ugly elements, eg. get rid of pinstripes and thcartoon logo.

    Project 34 made some great concepts in the past which were taking the old 96-04 uniform and simplifying it so it became very beautiful and didn't have the ketchup/mustard eyesore either.

    I just checked his site, and he recently fused our new checkboard alternate style with the 96-04 uniforms. it's HOT.

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  18. today

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    What a cool way for the new ownership to win over the fan base. Take the championship jerseys and add a modern update to them. It's gotta happen, they'll make a ton of money.
     
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    Thats former equipment manager David Nordstrom....players not mentioned are Hank McDowell in the back row and Steve Harris in the front row
     
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