Brad Sellers 1992. 1 on the list with their Showtime gold unis.Of those Lakers jerseys, McMenamin wrote, "The purple digits pop off the gold mesh, creating a look as flashy as the style of play of the “Showtime” team that wore it. Take a look back at some of the uniforms the Pistons have worn since moving to Detroit in 1957. Vitale would last little more than one season in Detroit. If you make a request through the WarnerMedia Privacy Center,
59 and was hailed for its memorable design. Of the unis, DePaula wrote, “Abandoning Detroit’s simple blue and red uniforms of the beloved “Bad Boys” era wasn’t well-received at the time, but the vivid teal tone and literal Piston graphic jerseys became a cult classic years later.”Detroit’s Lightning Bolt jersey was the first uniform that was mentioned. 1969/70 - 1973/74. If you make a request through As for the uniforms, they didn't make it much longer.In 1981, the lightning gave way to clear, blue skies ... and jerseys. 1963/64 - 1968/69. The Pistons returned to the simple block lettering that would remain mostly undisturbed through 1996. ET Nov. 1, 2018 | Updated 10:18 a.m. To opt out of the sale of your personal information as permitted by the California Consumer Isiah Thomas, Joe Dumars, Bill Laimbeer and many others rocked them from 1985 until 1996 when they were swapped to the teal uniforms. 1981/82 - 1995/96. Randolph Childress 1997. Detroit Pistons Home Uniforms History. The horse's head and flaming mane, worn here by This site is operated jointly by NBA and WarnerMedia. Mark Macon 1999. Detroit's uniform would remain largely unchanged for two decades, featuring "Pistons" in blue block lettering. 1957/58 - 1962/63. the NBA Privacy Center, it will apply to data controlled independently by the NBA. And the white drop shadow gives the numbers on the jerseys a classic feel that fits the history that was made by the players wearing them. The uniform came in at No. Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and the six-time NBA champions made the uniforms iconic during the 1990s. Pistons unveil new 'City Edition' uniforms Rod Beard , The Detroit News Published 10:18 a.m. New York won. Because this is the NBA’s 74th season.The Bad Boys blues as they were reportedly called ranked the highest on the list at No. With the news that the Detroit Pistons would be debuting alternate uniforms for the 2013-14 season, I thought it would be interesting to explore the history of Pistons unis.. Detroit won back-to-back championships in 1989 and 1990 in those uniforms, which are as famous as those teams’ style of play.The next was the Pistons; infamous teal horse-head logo uniforms that were controversial when introduced in 1996. Lou Roe 1996. 16. Detroit's new look opened the door for an easy meme from ESPN's documentary series "The Last Dance." During the announcement Pistons President Joe Dumars said, "The colors red, white and blue are synonymous with greatness in this organization." Detroit returned to its championship colors in 2001. In keeping up with the latest fashion trends, the Pistons changed their team colors to teal, black, yellow and red during the summer of 1996. Lopez wrote, “It’s what Jordan wore when he dropped 63 at Boston Garden, when he hit the shot over Craig Ehlo and when he walked off against Utah in 1998.”The Philadelphia 76ers led the way with seven uniforms on the list, followed by the Warriors with six, including the one from the franchise’s time in Philadelphia.Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission.Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy Act, please use the links below to visit each company’s privacy center. 1974/75 - 1977/78. 1978/79 - 1980/81. The Pistons became "ReVITALEized" during the 1978-79 season behind the unbridled enthusiasm of new head coach Dick Vitale; the record-setting crowds at their new home for the next decade, the Pontiac Silverdome; and the lightning bolt theme of the their new gear. Why 74?