September 19, 2012

When you think of the San Antonio Spurs you think of Tim Duncan, Coach Pop and sometimes their classic, simple uniforms. All three are consistent, reserved and maybe even a little bit boring. Well, the stoic Spurs departed from that identity a somewhat today when they unveiled a new alternate jersey for the upcoming 2012-13 season.

If the new uni's appearance is a little jarring at first, it's likely because we haven't seen such a design in the league's history. The team's president, Rick Pych, touted the silver uniforms as the first-ever NBA jersey to not have words on the front. Instead of the team name or city, there's just a large version of the Spurs' logo and the player's number in the upper-right hand side.

We're not totally enamored with the new look here at SI Kids (modeled by Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green). To us it has an almost half-finished appearance that you'd more likely find in a practice jersey than for in-game uniforms. What do you guys think?

 

Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE/Getty

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