LOS ANGELES – In partnership with the WNBA, NIKE, Inc. officially unveiled uniform designs for all 12 teams today. The Sparks new jersey designs include the black WNBA Nike Rebel Edition and the WNBA Nike Explorer Edition in purple. Photos for media use can be foundÂ here.
Beginning April 14, fans can shop Nneka Ogwumike’s WNBA Nike Rebel Edition and WNBA Nike Explorer Edition jerseys on Nike.com, Fanatics, WNBAstore.com, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and at the Team LA store.
The Sparks will also have a white WNBA Nike Heroine Edition which can be seen in Te’a Cooper’s unboxing video.
Please see the below quotes from NIKE, Inc. Spokespeople Sonja Henning VP, North America League Partnerships at NIKE, Inc. and Tania Flynn, VP, Women’s Apparel Design at NIKE, Inc.
On the WNBA:
“This is the most comprehensive WNBA apparel offering in history,” said Sonja Henning,Â VP, North America League Partnerships at NIKE, Inc.Â “In such an empowering time for women’s basketball, NikeÂ will deliverÂ more innovation and storytelling for the players and bring more fans closer to the game.”
On the Los Angeles Sparks’ jersey designs:
“Our designers were inspired by the unparalleled legacy and tradition of Los Angeles basketball when creating the new uniform design for the Los Angeles Sparks,” says Tania Flynn, VP, Women’s Apparel Design at NIKE, Inc. “Nike celebrates the spirit and resilience of Los Angeles through the designs.”
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