The New York Knicks are 2-1 so far this year and appear poised to build on the momentum they began establishing last season.
For the first time in a long time – fans are truly excited about what’s going on in Madison Square Garden.
Unfortunately, it hasn’t all been good news.
This week, an updated version of the Knicks’ jerseys leaked out – leading to much fan backlash.
Fan reaction was swift:
we really got 2 straight years of trash city jerseys smfh
— Emmanuel (@emman_exe2) October 24, 2021
— 💕 (@WoaXMamba) October 24, 2021
Two years ina row with garbage jerseys
— Aq (@aqouraa) October 24, 2021
— 𝑺𝒉𝒂𝒎𝒐𝒏_(𝙀𝙭𝙘𝙞𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝘾𝙖𝙧𝙙𝙨 𝙁𝙖𝙣) (@shamon_x) October 24, 2021
These are disrespectful to anybody’s who has ever taken more than 3 minutes to design a shirt
— De’Andre Hunter’s Burner (@AngrySportsDom) October 24, 2021
This obviously isn’t the first time fans have reacted poorly to leaked uniform designs. It happened just last week to the Golden State Warriors, too.
Similarly, the new Los Angeles Lakers jerseys got very mixed reviews and the Boston Celtics’ design was universally blasted.
Yikes Tony Romo.https://t.co/EfsWqCySRJ
— Game 7 (@game7__) October 25, 2021
All in all it will be interesting to see if the powers that be ultimately stick with this design, or if fan backlash will ultimately sway them to make changes.
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