Uni Watch’s Friday Flashback: NBA All-Star designs bounce all over

The NBA All-Star Game will take place Sunday in Toronto, and the uniforms have all sorts of noteworthy themes and design elements.

The jersey fronts are based on the uniforms worn by the Toronto Huskies in the first NBA game back in 1946; the jersey backs feature an outline of the Toronto skyline; the jerseys also have a Kia advertising patch, the first ad patch ever to be worn in an NBA game (it will be worn again for next year’s NBA All-Star Game); and the shorts feature a cummerbund design similar to what several Adidas-outfitted teams wore during March Madness last year: