One of the standout unveilings, along with an up close look at Nike’s Adapt BB, was the “smart jersey of the future,” which was awkwardly debuted by NBA commissioner Adam Silver during the All-Star Technology Summit.
In the one-minute clip below, Silver introduces the new smart jerseys, which are able to change player name and number, to the crowd. With a simple app, Silver turned the #30 Stephen Curry jersey into Michael Jordan’s signature 23 top. This fully customizable fan experience is aiming to be implemented NBA jerseys come 2038. Let us know your thoughts on this new tech in the comment section below.
Watch LeBron James and his West coast teammates take on the East coast led by Giannis Antetokounmpo live this Sunday, February 17 at 8 p.m. EST on TNT. J. Cole, Meek Mill and more are set to perform at the event.
In more sports-related news, Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settled collusion complaint against the NFL.
Adam Silver unveils the NBA jersey of the future. pic.twitter.com/h5GePOwOjx
— NBA (@NBA) February 15, 2019