The sports world weighs in on the colors of #TheDress

Friday February 27th, 2015

The Internet was taken by storm Thursday night by a single question: What colors are this dress?

It all started when a picture of a dress began circulating on social media, and a ferocious debate broke out. Are the colors of the dress blue and black, or gold and white? Some say the former, some say the latter, and some see a combination.

Naturally, the sports world wanted to get its say in as well, from teams to the athletes themselves. We've rounded up some of the best takes here.

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Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin: 

Manchester City's Yaya Toure: 


Dallas Mavericks' Chandler Parsons:

Washington Wizards' Kevin Seraphin:

Charlotte Hornets' Cody Zeller:

Oakland Athletics' Sean Doolittle:

Detroit Pistons' Anthony Tolliver:

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love:

Chicago Bears' Kyle Long:

Dallas Mavericks' Rajon Rondo:

Kentucky coach John Calipari:

UCLA's Bryce Alford:

Colorado Rockies' Jordan Lyles:

Meanwhile, various sports teams were all trying to claim the dress as their own colors, even if it didn't always make sense.

The Dodgers tried to troll their followers, changing the background of their Twitcon to gold (update: it has since been changed back to blue):

And the Suns flat out didn't care.

- Molly Geary

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