The Utah Jazz today officially unveiled four new uniform sets and two complementary basketball courts that will be in place for the 2022-23 season, featuring the inspiring return of the Purple Mountain design that was last regularly worn during the most celebrated era in the team’s history.
“Purple is back and here to stay,” said Jim Olson, president of the Utah Jazz. “This uniform collection features the return of our cornerstone color purple, which will be integral to our new designs in future Jazz seasons. Purple is beloved by our fan base and lives at the core of our identity. Alongside our newly painted courts, these fresh yet familiar looks speak to our great history and dynamic future.”
As one of the team’s three original Mardi Gras colors, purple has been embedded in the Jazz color palette since its New Orleans inception in 1974. Next season’s return of the Purple Mountain design reflects the franchise’s proud history and goal to replicate the next successful era.
The design, with its prominent white-to-purple gradient mountain, was featured from 1996-2004, a period that included back-to-back trips to the NBA Finals in 1997 and 1998. It was briefly revived in 2019-20 as the Classic Edition uniform.
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