Ranking NBA 'City' uniforms for 2018-2019: Here's the best and worst jerseys from across the league – CBSSports.com

As we saw last year, the NBA City Edition uniforms act as a way for Nike and all 30 teams to pay tribute to the state or region represented by the team. The City unis allow teams to get very creative and think outside-of-the-box when it comes to their alternate uniforms. 

We’ve already seen a wide variety of City unis that deviate from traditional looks, and many of them have been received quite well. Others? Not so much. With this year’s crop starting to trickle out one-by-one in recent weeks, we’re going to highlight (and rank) them all here. 

Here are the uniforms that have been officially unveiled, ranked from worst to best.

(Note: The Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs are not included in this list because they’re using the same City uniform from last season.)

28. Dallas Mavericks

I didn’t think it could get much worse than the Mavs’ City uniforms last year, and yet here we are.

27. Phoenix Suns

For the second straight year, the Suns are paying tribute to their Hispanic community in Arizona with their City look. For the second straight year, they’ve churned out a very boring and disappointing effort to do so.

26. Orlando Magic

The Magic basically took last year’s City jersey and removed (or scaled back) the best part of it — the sky pattern. This just feels like a lazy, less appealing reprise. 

25. Indiana Pacers

I like the racing-inspired idea behind these, but the execution is terrible — and not just because of my aversion to gray uniforms. This jersey is just ugly as hell. Plus, it looks a worse copycat of the Grizzlies’ City jersey (further down on this list). It’s a shame because the Pacers’ current primaries are some of the nicest in

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