What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than a sneak peak at Team USA’s Basketball uniforms for the Olympic Games in Rio. For a closer look at the 2016 Dream Team’s uni’s read on.

The Look

Nike certainly brought their A-game this year. The United States basketball uniforms contain AeroSwift technology (more on that a little later) and rock a vivid take on the nation’s signature red, white and blue. The jersey’s font takes inspiration from classic American typography.

Shining crimson drapes the shoulders and trim of both the jersey and shorts. Why? According to Nike to emphasize the player’s speed while the fabric flashes the country name, numbering and iconic Swoosh.


United States away uniforms are white, with the same tech and details as the home uniform, but these uniforms impose a new order on the court by pairing progressive knit jerseys and shorts featuring Nike AeroSwift technology with innovative base layers to minimize game-time distractions and maximize performance. More on the tech after the jump…


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