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Why do our City Edition jerseys suck?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by rofflesaurus, Nov 2, 2018.

  1. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!
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    Ah, Tilman should dress us like the other company that has financial troubles. Smart thinking.
     
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    Approved!!!
     
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    youre an effing idiot.
     
  4. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!
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    You can't even use vowels.
     
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    I like them, will buy the family some of those jerseys.
     
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    I'm pretty sure I read last year that the Chinese jerseys are always going to be there for obvious reasons, and other than the city edition, teams can only have a Home/Away/Alternate. We don't use the black jerseys as the "city edition" because you're then restricted on when you can wear them (only after a certain date).

    So basically, in order to have the freedom to wear our black jerseys throughout the entire season, we have to classify the Chinese jerseys as our city edition. And Lord knows we need to maintain the Chinese market presence so we can pay those luxury tax bills.
     
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    We need some baby blue moon jerseys.
     
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    @tinman please do not say Troll in vain. It should be a beautiful word, but instead it sounded derogatory when you used it. :(
     
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    Houston has China Town. :D
     
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    These jerseys are intended to send us a message. This year, our team is somewhere between the Shanghai Sharks and Cleveland Cavaliers.

    (having Chinese jerseys as the "city" Jersey is still bull crap.)
     
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    Rep NASA, a government agency (which is not based in Houston, by the way)?
    I got an idea: learn Chinese and you will enjoy the jersey more. 火箭队万岁!
    (Sorry: I'm not Chinese. Don't waste your racism on me.)
     
  13. napalm06

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    The jersey is stupid because it's Chinese characters. It would also be stupid if it was French Canadian. Or if it was about white people from Wyoming. It needs to be something identifiable about the city for fans of the city to have pride in it. If they wanted to introduce a Chinese Jersey variant, there's no problem with that.
     
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    Well We aren't going to wear purple jerseys with gold chains on the collers ever so....
     
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    They could do something with the Bayou City. Something around Space City. Something around hurricane recovery / resilience "the Big Heart". Something around the energy capital / energy theme. Something evoking Clutch City. Throwback jerseys. Crossover jerseys with another iconic Houston team (Astros. Other sports' teams have done this.) If ALL of this still doesn't work, just do some interesting design and use a basic H-Town theme.

    People are being lazy.
     
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    I guess I will keep posting this.....

    CITY jersey vs STATEMENT jersey.

    The BLACK ones are the defacto "City" jersey. The only reason they are the "Statement" jersey is the "Statement" jersey is AVAILABLE for the team to wear from the jump. Instead of waiting on the City.

    The Rockets like the black jerseys (as do I). They say "Houston" on them. They are the de facto "City" jersey. And it is why they are being worn more times than any other jersey.

    If you don't like the "de facto Statement" jersey that has Chinese branding. That's fine.
     
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    Welcome to the Bayou City, baby

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    H-tine hol it dine

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    Our jerseys/logo have been terrible for like 20 years now. I hate them, like truly hate them.
     
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    Chengdu is a beautiful city and the Higher Brothers are a wonderful hip hop group from the surrounding Sichaun Basin.
     
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