UTAH JAZZ

Jazz Introduce Mountain Jerseys In Style

Oct 26, 2019, 7:24 PM

Mike Conley - Utah Jazz...

Courtesy of @utahjazz on Twitter

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Jazz welcomed the purple mountain jerseys back to Utah with a nostalgia-driven animated introduction. 

The video featured a purple, teal, copper and white theme, and showcased current Jazz players in-game action wearing the purple throwbacks. 

Set to a late 90’s hip-hop beat, the Jazz players highlights are animated making plays over Hot Rod Huntley’s famous commentary narrating the action. 

The Jazz debuted the jerseys against the Sacramento Kings, one of 15 times the team plans to play in the classic digs this season. Jazz fans will have 11 chances to see the jerseys in person this season. 

The jerseys are accompanied by a re-creation of the mountain logo court the Jazz played on from 1996-2004. The jersey change in the ’90s signaled the beginning of consecutive finals appearances for the Jazz. 

The mountain jersey dubbed the “Classic Edition” by Nike will be one of five jersey stylings the Jazz wear this season. The team will also wear the gold “Statement Edition”, the striped “City Edition”, the blue “Icon Edition” and the white “Association Edition.” 

View this post on Instagram

🗓 What? 𝐖𝐄𝐀𝐑? When? 🗓

A post shared by Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) on

The intro video isn’t the first animation the Jazz released associated with the classic look. When the Jazz first announced the return of the purple mountain logo, the team released a video featuring John Stockton, Karl Malone, Jeff Hornacek, Mike Conley, Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert playing together in the throwback theme. 

The classic uniforms highlight Utah’s mountains across the front of the jersey and on the left side of the shorts. The shorts also feature the team initials, “UJ” on the right leg as well as a snowflake basketball logo on the middle of the waistband.

Players Excited

Members of the current Jazz roster have already expressed excitement for the Classic Edition jerseys. 

“For me, I see John Stockton,” coach Quin Snyder said, “and it’s hard to see John without seeing Karl (Malone).”

Two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert also tweeted out his excitement, saying, “We’ve been waiting for these… can’t wait to put them to the test.”

“I remember as a kid watching the Jazz when they wore these jerseys in the FInals. I’m excited about them,” said Conley.

The guard tweeted a graphic with himself in the new jersey, giving himself the nickname Mountain Mike.

“I think it’s great. You get so used to wearing the same two or three jerseys, and then you pull out a new one and it gets your juices flowing. We’re all excited.”

  • Utah Jazz Scoreboard

  • Utah Jazz Team Leaders

  • Utah Jazz Standings

Utah Jazz

Utah Jazz waive Los Angeles Clippers guard Russell Westbrook...

Chandler Holt

Utah Jazz Officially Waive Guard Russell Westbrook

The Utah Jazz officially waived Russell Westbrook on Saturday, clearing the way for the veteran guard to join his next team via free agency.

13 hours ago

Utah Jazz guard Isaiah Collier...

Ben Anderson

Jazz Fall To Clippers In Vegas Summer League

The Utah Jazz dropped to 2-2 at the Las Vegas Summer League after falling to the Los Angeles Clippers 105-88.

2 days ago

Russell Westbrook #0 of the LA Clippers reacts against the Utah Jazz...

Ben Anderson

Utah Jazz Trade For Russell Westbrook, Again

For the second time, the Utah Jazz are acquiring Russell Westbrook, this time in a sign and trade for guard Kris Dunn.

3 days ago

Keyonte George NBA Summer League Salt Lake City Utah Jazz...

Chandler Holt

Are NBA Summer League Struggles A Cause For Concern?

The NBA offseason is driven by recency bias and high expectations, with Summer League players feeling that pressure the most.

3 days ago

Utah Jazz forward Taylor Hendricks...

Ben Anderson

Taylor Hendricks Thrives In Jazz Win Over Raptors

Taylor Hendricks had the best performance of his basketball career against the Toronto Raptors scoring 23 points and grabbing nine rebounds.

4 days ago

Utah Jazz Houston Rockets Taylor Hendricks...

Ben Anderson

Utah Jazz Mailbag: Are Jazz Good At Developing Players?

Welcome to the Utah Jazz mailbag where every week our NBA insiders answer your questions on social media about your favorite team.

5 days ago

Sponsored Articles

...

KSL Sports

Utah Hockey Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Want to get the latest info on Utah's newest sports franchise? Sign up for the Utah Hockey newsletter!

ksl-sports-newsletter...

KSL Sports

KSL Sports Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the KSL Sports newsletter. Get the latest Utah sports news delivered to your inbox.

...

KSL Sports

Jazz Notes Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the Jazz Notes newsletter. Get insider analysis, game recaps and opportunities to win tickets!

3 kids wearing real salt lake jerseys smiling...

Real Salt Lake

6 Reasons You Need to Experience a RSL Matchday

RSL Games are a great way to spend time with your family with fun activities, good food, and traditions you can only experience at the field.

High angle view of the beautiful Rose Bowl Stadium...

KSL Digital Sales

How to Prepare for the 2023 Rose Bowl

Everything you need to know to plan your 2023 Rose Bowl trip in Pasadena, California. This year, the Utes will face Penn State.

Jordan-Clarkson-Utah-Jazz...

KSL Digital Sales

Notable Moments From The Utah Jazz Season… So Far

At the beginning of the season, the Utah Jazz were second to last. Now they rank in the top 10 teams in the Western Conference.

Jazz Introduce Mountain Jerseys In Style