By Marc Weinreich
July 26, 2012

The Phoenix Suns will reportedly feature the Charles Barkley-era jersey at certain points next season. (Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images)

The Phoenix Suns will bring back the black jerseys next season that Charles Barkley and his team wore in the 1990s, according to a report from Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic.

The change was confirmed by the Suns after the spring Adidas NBA catalog was leaked:

Suns President Brad Casper acknowledged the catalog sneak peek and that the franchise was looking at a "Hardwood Classics" uniform to include next season.

According to Coro, the Suns have been mulling a re-design of the team's uniforms for a debut in the 2013-14 season. The reintroduction of the Barkley-era jerseys this season could be a way for Suns personnel to gauge a response from fans, even if they're featured sparingly throughout next season.

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