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Nike debuts new “statement” jerseys ... including BKLYN

NBA: Nike/Sony Press Conference Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA and Nike unveiled their new “statement” jerseys Friday night in Los Angeles and one of the stars of the evening was the “BKLYN” Nets jersey, a black-and-white number with the borough’s abbreviation. There sneak previews all over the Internet, but this was the official debut. And it got rave reviews...

Here’s a look at D’Angelo Russell showing off his new jersey in L.A.


And Nike made sure it got a close-up of DLo as well.

The jersey is reportedly one of four the Nets will wear this season. Home-and-away distinctions no longer apply.

Back in BKLYN, The Nets also tweeted out images of other players posing with the new design ...

And before the debut ceremony, DLo delivered a message to Nets fans.

Getting close.