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Fans react to Michael Jordan brand on Detroit Pistons uniforms: Hot or not?

Fans react to Michael Jordan brand on Detroit Pistons uniforms: Hot or not?


, Detroit Free Press
Published 4:57 p.m. ET July 21, 2020 | Updated 6:31 p.m. ET July 21, 2020


Detroit Pistons introduced new GM Troy Weaver during a video conference call on Monday, June 22, 2020.

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On Tuesday , Nike announced that all 30 NBA teams, including the Detroit Pistons, will sport the “Jumpman” logo, which is a silhouette of NBA great Michael Jordan, on an alternate uniform.

Jordan, who starred with the Bulls, was a longtime nemesis of the Pistons in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. The announcement for the gray alternate uniforms drew a wide range of emotions from Pistons fans.

Here are some of them:

When members of the Bad Boy Pistons see the new Detroit City Edition jerseys with a jumpman on them pic.twitter.com/9dKpteXFjW

— Mo Mooncey (@TheHoopGenius) July 21, 2020

“I couldn’t get past the Pistons until they got older and were no longer in their prime. And then it become personal” pic.twitter.com/Wsm60xmYuX

— PistonsThoughts (@PistonsThoughts) July 21, 2020

Jordan when Bill Laimbeer goes on ESPN to complain about the Jumpman logo being on Pistons Jerseys pic.twitter.com/rqFftMJ2RK

— Shamar English (@english_shamar) July 21, 2020

Isiah Thomas rn pic.twitter.com/7cKUOE56l2

— Black Lives Matter✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿| Bear Down (@BryanRomine_) July 21, 2020

Laimbeer when he see “MJ” at all star weekend pic.twitter.com/GDiYp7VCzi

— NP3200 (@Price3200) July 21, 2020

Jordan continues to win even in 2020 😂😂😂😂

— Ronnie Franklin (@Wavy_Ron_21) July 21, 2020

They need a redesign badly. These grey ones are trash.

— Tim (@golfingscot12) July 21, 2020

Don’t be disrespecting my squad @DetroitPistons like that 🚫🧢 pic.twitter.com/A6VwgMxhBo

— Twiinx100 💪🏿💯👑 (@twiinx100) July 21, 2020

Sooo disrespectful!

— Chris Gibson (@ChrisGibsonEdS) July 21, 2020

Why is Jordan on a Piston Jersey???? pic.twitter.com/GWZNA1Z04Y

— Krank (@percher36) July 21, 2020

Here are a few more reactions from national voices: 

MJ seeing his logo on a Pistons jersey pic.twitter.com/8flzL1JHWE

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 21, 2020

Isiah Thomas didn’t get left off the Dream Team for this. https://t.co/3Nur5Uzc8o

— Phil Friend (@Phil_Friend) July 21, 2020

Contact Anthony Fenech at afenech@freepress.com. Follow him on Twitter @anthonyfenech. Read more on the Detroit Tigers and sign up for our Tigers newsletter.

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