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Warriors unveil fantastic new ‘Classic Edition’ uniforms

The Golden State Warriors on Thursday formally introduced it’s Nike Classic Edition uniforms, new duds the team will debut on the road Friday night against the New Orleans Pelicans.

Simple. Clean. Understated. Fantastic.

The Warriors’ press release, via the team’s official site:

The Classic Edition uniform features elements similar to the uniforms worn by the Warriors during the mid 80’s (1983-84 through 1987-88), including a white color base with similar font and logo worn most famously in Sleepy Floyd’s “Superman” playoff performance against the Los Angeles Lakers. On May 10, 1987, Floyd scored 51 points and set NBA postseason records for points in a half (39) and points in a quarter (29).

The Warriors plan on wearing the Classic Edition unis for most Friday home games. The plan is to don them for seven road games, meaning the Warriors will wear the Classic Edition uniforms for 13 total games during the 2017-18 NBA season.