The NBA is undoubtedly going back to the past with some of these throwback jerseys. Now, the Washington Wizards have jumped into the fun.
On Thursday, the Wizards posted a video on social media and revealed the white jerseys that Michael Jordan used to wear. Here is the release:
Nothing beats a classic 📺 pic.twitter.com/E4pPOiRi3A
— Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) August 11, 2022
The video is perfect and is a nice touch on a throwback Thursday.
The Wizards are using these jerseys to celebrate their 25th anniversary since they did the rebrand, and they will also have a custom court for some games during the season.
The Washington Wizards unveil their 2022-23 Classic Edition jerseys.
These uniforms celebrate the team’s 25th anniversary since rebranding to the Wizards name in 1997.
Washington saw four postseason appearances in the original uniforms.
— Quinton Mayo (@RealQuintonMayo) August 11, 2022
Reactions came pouring in from Wizards fans everywhere, and some fans aren’t thrilled about this.
They need to come back permanently
— Josh (@Joshtheballer2) August 11, 2022
I hated these jersey’s then and I hate them now. Stick with the Red, White and Blue.
— Joe P (@CommanJoe) August 11, 2022
Not feelin it
— Cameron Gantt (@ThaBoyAPhicial) August 11, 2022
Other fans are loving the return of these jerseys, though.
— Ted Leonsis (@TedLeonsis) August 11, 2022
— Gianluca Colodeti (@giancolodeti) August 11, 2022
What’s old is new AGAIN! Love it!!!!!! https://t.co/GR6kDVrzd5
— Chris Miller 🎥🎙🏀 (@cmillsnbcs) August 11, 2022
The Wizards made the playoffs a few times with these jerseys, so maybe they are hoping for a return to the playoffs by bringing these back.
The Wizards did not announce when they will wear them, but it will be fun to see these jerseys and a custom court during the upcoming 2022-2023 season.