Klay Thompson and Golden State Warriors Reveal New City Edition Uniform in Hilarious Fashion

Published 11/02/2021, 10:15 AM EDT
Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson embrace after the Warriors� 104 to 99 victory over the Houston Rockets in game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets at Oracle Arena on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in Oakland, Calif. (Photo by Carlos Avila Gonzalez/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images)


The Golden State Warriors have started their 2021-22 NBA season in blistering form. The Warriors won their opening night game against an uninspired Los Angeles Lakers team. It was a statement victory against one of their major Western Conference rivals. The win set the Warriors up with solid momentum as they have since then lost only one game out of the six games played.

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The NBA recently released new jerseys for each franchise. Nike released these jerseys in collaboration with the NBA in celebration of its 75th anniversary. They call the new jerseys ‘City Edition’ jerseys as it tries to explore a city’s zip code influences on its franchise and this reflects in the jersey’s designs. Nike began its partnership with the NBA in 2017 to explore “creative expression on the court“.

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As with the other franchises, the Golden State Warriors have also released a City Edition jersey. The black and gold jersey has lightning bolts designed on the sides to honor the legacies of older Warriors’ teams. It features a hidden drop of water to honor Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, the Splash Brothers. In a recent tweet posted by the Warriors’ Twitter account, a hilarious video shows Klay Thompson diving into the water while wearing the Warriors’ new jersey.

Warriors stars Klay Thompson has been recovering from a leg injury during an offseason workout. Klay sustained this injury in November 2020, in addition to a torn ACL in his left knee due to which he missed the 2019-2020 NBA season. The Warriors subsequently revealed Klay had undergone successful surgery to repair the torn ACL.

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Steph Curry’s Golden State Warriors beat OKC Thunder

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The Golden State Warriors defeated OKC Thunder 103-82, continuing their strong start to the season. The Warriors have succumbed to just one loss this season with a close defeat against the Memphis Grizzlies. Their dominant form at home extends with the win against the Thunder at the Chase Center arena.

Oct 26, 2021; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots a three point shot against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second quarter at Paycom Center. Mandatory Credit: Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports

Warriors talisman Steph Curry was in dazzling form as he scored 20 points in just 27 minutes. He earned himself a well-deserved rest in the fourth quarter.

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The Warriors will face the Charlotte Hornets at home next in a bid to continue their impressive home form.

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Shalom Saldanha

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Shalom Saldanha is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his journalism degree, he has previously worked as a sports corresspondent for India Shorts/Business Upturn. A Giannis Antetokounmpo and Bucks fan, Shalom primarily got into the sport after discovering that he shared a mutual love for Arsenal with the 'Greek Freak'.

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