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NBA Unveils 2014 Christmas Day Jerseys

New York Knicks power forward Andrea Bargnani shoots against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant in last year’s Christmas Day jerseys. AP

Adidas, the official jersey providers of the NBA, released an advanced preview of the NBA’s 2014 Christmas Day jerseys. The jerseys will feature centered logos above player numbers on the front, and on the back, first-name nameplates will be placed under player numbers.

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Reactions from NBA fans have been highly negative, criticizing the choice to use first-name nameplates on the jerseys.

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Some of the big games on Christmas day this season includes the Paul Pierce-led Washington Wizards taking on the New York Knicks, the LA Lakers traveling to Chicago to play the Bulls, and Lebron James returns to Miami with the Cleveland Cavaliers to play the Heat.

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