Basketball uniform designs are heading in the wrong direction

Would you like to see NBA jerseys become this?

With the growth of advertising, it seems that everywhere I go I see billboards, ads on every product imaginable. It’s common to see it at ballparks and even in European countries, you can find it on uniforms.

American sports for the most part, has done a pretty good job in disallowing advertisements on team uniforms in the four major sports. However, the NBA might be going in the direction of advertisements on uniforms.

Commissioner David Stern has made an effort to prevent advertisements to appear on team uniforms. Even uniform outfitter Adidas isn’t allowed to have their logo on the uniforms. But if this change does occur, will our uniforms end up being walking billboards? Would that water down the product?

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