Nobody can accuse the Atlanta Hawks of lacking creativity in the designing of their new uniforms.
The official unveiling of the Hawks’ revamped unis is set for Wednesday, but the Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution got his hands on some images of them one day early.
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As you can see, the Hawks have ditched their red, white and blue color scheme for red, black and neon green. Why green? It’s likely a nod to what the team wore during the Pistol Pete Maravich era.
The new set also features subtle pattern that covers the entire jersey and one side panel of the shorts — something we can’t recall ever seeing in the NBA.
And one more thing: The collection of photos Vivlamore published hints that Atlanta might mix-and-match the shorts and jerseys of their road and alternate sets, which also would be a departure from the NBA norm.