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Lakers news: Josh Hart leaks new Nike jerseys for upcoming NBA season

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All 30 teams in the NBA will be sporting a different look during the 2017-18 campaign. The league has made a change with Nike now making their jerseys and leaks of these changes have been spreading around social media. The Los Angeles Lakers are the latest team to have their new-look jerseys leak.

Rookie guard Josh Hart took to Snapchat on Thursday during what appears to be a photoshoot for the Lakers. Hart gave fans a peek of what the purple and gold will look like with a Nike swoosh being where the Adidas logo used to be, via Lakerholicz Twitter account.

Unlike the Minnesota Timberwolves, the new Nike jerseys for the Lakers doesn’t look much different in comparison to what the team had with Adidas. There are some subtle changes to the jersey with the collar looking a bit different than in years past, but for the most part, it appears to be the same outside of the Nike swoosh.

Minnesota, however, went in a completely different direction with a new look entirely. The Timberwolves are also one of the teams that have elected to go with a sponsor on their jerseys with Fitbit prominently placed.

As for the Lakers, it doesn’t appear that they’ll be going the sponsor route to bring in more revenue. Of course, that could change in the near future as they have almost certainly been getting their fair share of offers for ad placement on their iconic uniforms.

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