The NBA All-Star Game is a great event every year, and there are many things that go into making it great. An underrated factor in the All-Star Game being great are the jerseys that the players wear: after all, nice-looking jerseys help the presentation of the game itself.
Recently, it appears as though there were some potential jerseys spoiled for this year’s All-Star Game. Hoop Central reported on the situation, and the fan reactions were priceless.
— Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) March 3, 2021
these jerseys are trash
— Trace (Sports Expert) (@MetGoat) March 3, 2021
Those are heat!! Can’t wait to see Kyrie in it
— ȶei (@IrvingsGoat) March 3, 2021
I suppose that the LEBRON team will use yellow, will it be by chance or because it is the Lakers color, practically?
— El Heat 361 (@ElHeat361) March 3, 2021
I wish they went back to everyone wearing their teams home or away jersey
— Joshua Ermis (@JAErmis01) March 3, 2021
Ones on the left look like a McDonald’s wrapper lmao
— Andrew (23-13) (@andrewdifalco13) March 3, 2021
Im glad the Raptors aren’t going now pic.twitter.com/q4o75VdygG
— ChrisBoucher4M.I.P/6MOTY (@GilkesAndre) March 3, 2021
The NBA Pacers
— Luguentz Dort Burner Account (@LuDortBurner) March 3, 2021
Just cancel the All Star game at this point
— shake milton stan #EMVPIID (@sixersin1) March 3, 2021
AAU jerseys better than these. Just cancel the whole weekend.
— Kev (@KingChief_) March 3, 2021
Lots of gripes, but I don’t see the issue, if I am watching a game contracting block colour jerseys are so much easier on the eye. This will look fine on the court, who gives a shit beyond that
— DK (@Dk3Kbball) March 3, 2021
Needless to say, these jerseys caused a lot of controversy among fans. A lot of people disliked it, and some even called to cancel the All-Star weekend. Others pointed out the similarity to the Indiana Pacers’ jerseys due to the coloring. While these jerseys may not appeal to everyone, they don’t take much away from the point of the All-Star Game, which is to watch your favorite stars play. The visuals are important, but what’s more important is NBA stars putting on a show.