The Sixers unveiled two of their new Nike uniforms for the 2017-2018 season and they're very similar to last year's Adidas jerseys but some fans are seeing red.
In addition to the StubHub sponsorship patch on the jersey, there were a few other changes.
"Brotherly Love" is embroidered on the lower left hem in gold lettering which is a welcomed addition.
It was the red drop shadow to the white letters and numbers on the front of the jersey that some fans aren't in love with.
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Surprisingly, more people seemed upset with the red drop shaddow than with the addition of a sponsor to an iconic jersey.
when is drop shadow an improvement? (not here)— Ethan (@EthanGandhi) August 1, 2017
Not an improvement, imo. The blue jersey was perfection already.— Scott Moomaw (@aboutamoo) August 1, 2017
Sixers jerseys are flame but that red drop shadow is nauseating to my eyes if i'm being honest.— Melisandre Stites (@StitesMelissa) August 1, 2017
i don't like the drop shadow....we look like rangers now— mina (@mina8634) August 1, 2017
The new Sixers uniforms aren't terrible but I thought the previous versions were perfect. Not a fan of the red drop shadow on the new ones.— Bill Oster (@bill_oster) August 1, 2017
The drop shadow is giving me flashbacks to the awful early-mid 1990s Sixers teams and now I have to go throw up.— John McNish (@john_mcnish) August 1, 2017
:whispering: I don't love the red shadow on the Sixers jerseys.— Eric Von Bro Dude (@FINK_BOMB) August 1, 2017
Just no, no shadow was cleaner.— Aaron 🚀 (@Peekaso) August 1, 2017
My 1st take on the Sixers new uniforms: the drop shadow is disorienting, and that coupled with the advertisement makes it look cheap.— Trust The Brocess (@PickAndPapi) August 1, 2017
I'm actually not a fan of the Sixers' 'new' uniforms. I don't like the drop shadow outline on the numbers and word mark— ⓙⓐⓦⓝ (@jawnes12) August 1, 2017
The red shadow behind the lettering is TRASH— David (@DaveMarcus__) August 1, 2017
My personal take? I don't hate the red drop shaddow but I do think I prefered the previous jersey with the all white number/lettering sans the red behind it.
If you aren't in love with either of today's looks, the team will unveil two more jerseys at a later date.