Sean “P. Diddy”
Combs’ latest design debuted last week, as the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks displayed
their new uniforms during a game versus the New York Knicks, Friday (November
The Mavericks will
sport the alternate uniforms designed by Diddy in 10 other appearances—once
more at a home game and nine times on the road—mostly in major-market
The silver uniforms
of last year were discarded after only one game, versus the Los Angeles Lakers.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban two years ago and in December of 2003, the green
light was given for Combs to handle the new look of the alternate uniforms.
they don’t look like astronaut uniforms this year," said one fan of the
Dallas Mavericks. Others were quite pleased with the uniform’s look.
"I like it
a lot, especially that it says ‘Mavs,’" said another satisfied fan, who
paid attention to the details of the design. “Having ‘Dallas’ on both
jerseys is kinda lame, and the ‘Mavericks’ on last year’s alternates was too
Head Coach Don Nelson liked Diddy’s design, saying “The more I looked
at it, the better it got.”
The Mavericks beat
the New York Knicks that evening, 103-101.
The uniforms do
not bear the Sean John logo, due to the NBA’s exclusive licensing deal with
apparel giant Reebok.