adidas and the Golden State Warriors unveiled a brand new “Chinese New Year” uniform today, which the team will debut on Friday, February 20 vs. the San Antonio Spurs at Oracle Arena. Scroll through photos of the new look above, and read more details, from the Warriors:
The Golden State Warriors unveiled their first-ever Chinese New Year uniforms at an industry-first event at the Betty Ong Rec Center in San Francisco today with Warriors forwards Harrison Barnes and Draymond Green, in addition to Warriors President and Chief Operating Officer Rick Welts and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. The Warriors will debut the new uniforms on Friday, February 20 when the team plays the San Antonio Spurs at Oracle Arena to tip off Chinese New Year, which begins Thursday, February 19. The team will wear the Chinese New Year uniforms again on the road this season on Tuesday, February 24 at Washington and Monday, March 2 at Brooklyn. To conclude the 2015 Chinese New Year, the Club will wear the Chinese New Year uniforms for the final time during the 2014-15 season on Wednesday, March 4 when the team holds their official Chinese New Year Celebration at Oracle Arena when they face the Milwaukee Bucks.
“We have been working with the NBA for two years now on our Chinese New Year uniforms to recognize the tremendous fan base that our Asian community represents,” said Warriors President and Chief Operating Officer Rick Welts. “Connecting with our Asian community is a priority for our organization and we are proud that we are going to be one of two teams in the NBA to debut a Chinese New Year themed uniform as a way to thank our fans here in the Bay Area and abroad in China.”
In addition to the Warriors, the Houston Rockets also announced their Chinese New Year uniforms today, making the Warriors and the Rockets the first two teams in the NBA to debut a Chinese New Year uniform.
The Warriors home game on Friday, February 20 will be broadcasted on CCTV, in addition to ESPN, Comcast SportsNet Bay Area and streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, while the Warriors Home Game on March 4 will also be broadcasted on CCTV in addition to Comcast SportsNet Bay Area and streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra.
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