The Cavs' new jersey is one of several across the National Basketball Association that uses a city's nickname instead of its actual name. This is their fifth and final set of uniforms that they will be using throughout the 2017-18 season.
According to Casey Holdahl, reporter for the Trail Blazers, the new uniform will debut January 31 against the Chicago Bulls at the Moda Center. Rather than fall to home, away and alternate conventions, each Edition has a objective: celebrating elements of the league's 30 franchises.
Fans of the Boston Celtics will be able to rock a jersey patterned after the famed parquet floor. The belt buckle is accentuated with the iconic banner design to match the crowded TD Garden rafters and highlights the Celtics' most recent NBA Championship in 2008.
Here is a look at all the jerseys released Wednesday. Chinese characters adorn the middle of the waistband on the shorts. "From the checkered racing stripe the encircled jersey number, the uniforms lend a design that keeps the eye dashing from detail to detail". You can just see everyone have one of those Kings City Edition jerseys in their closets.
The Los Angeles Lakers unis mesh tradition with style.
The "City Edition" uniforms display elements of racing that were intended when the team was first named the Pacers in 1967.