Looking Back at the History of NBA All-Star Uniforms

Kenny Dorset@kdorsetDirector of Social MediaJanuary 17, 2014

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On Thursday, the NBA and Adidas unvealed the new uniforms for the 2014 All-Star Game, which feature sleeves for the first time. In honor of the announcement, here's a quick look back through the years at the game's uniforms. 

1951

UNDATED:  Bob Cousy #14 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars drives to the basket during an NBA All-Star game circa 1950.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and cond
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1955

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1961

SYRACUSE, NY - 1961: Dolph Schayes #4 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars shoots during the 1961 NBA All-Star Game circa 1961 in Syracuse, New York.NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, Use
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1965

ST. LOUIS - 1965:  Jerry Lucas of the Cincinnatti Royals wins the Most Valuable Player Trophy for the 1965 NBA All-Star Game in St. Louis, Missouri.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, U
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1971

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1975

(Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

1980

LANDOVER, MD - FEBRUARY 4:  George Gervin #44 of the San Antonio Spurs shoots a jump shot against the West All-Stars during the 1980 NBA All-Star Game on February 4, 1980 in Landover, Maryland.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges  and agrees that,
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1981

RICHFIELD, OH - FEBRUARY 1:  Moses Malone #24 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars goes for a layup against the Western Conference All Stars during the 1981 NBA All-Star Game on February 1, 1981 in Richfield, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges
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1982

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 31:  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar #33 of the Western Conference  All-Stars passes to a teammate as he double teamed by Eastern Conference All-Stars Hakeem Olajuwon #34 and Larry Bird #33  during the 1982 NBA All-Star game on Jan, 31,
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1985

INDIANAPOLIS - FEBRUARY 10:  Magic Johnson #32 of the Western Conference All-Stars looks to pass against the Isiah Thomas #11 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars during the 1985 NBA All-Star game at Market Square Arena on February 10, 1985 in Indianapolis
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1986

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1987

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1988

(Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

1989

(Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

1990

(Photo by Nathaniel S.Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

1991

CHARLOTTE, NC - FEBRUARY 10:  Clyde Drexler #22 of the Western Conference All Stars battles for position against Dominique Wilkins #21 of the Eastern Conference All Stars during the 1991 All Star Game played at the Charlotte Coliseum on February 10, 1991
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1992

CHARLOTTE, NC - FEBRUARY 10:  Isiah Thomas #11 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars poses for a portrait with Earvin 'Magic' Johnson #32 of the Western Conference after the NBA All-Star game at the Charlotte Coliseum on February 10, 1991 in Charlotte, Nort
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1993

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - FEBRUARY 21:  Shaquille O'Neal #32 of the Eastern Conference attempts a shot against the Western Conference during the 1993 NBA All-Star Game played February 21, 1993 at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User exp
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1994

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 13:  Scottie Pippen #30 of the Eastern Conference All Stars dribbles against Shawn Kemp #40 of the Western Conference All Stars during the 1994 NBA All Star Game played on February 13, 1994 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, M
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1995

PHOENIX - FEBRUARY 12:  Shawn Kemp #40 of the Western Conference All-Stars makes a move to basket against Reggie Miller #31 and Scottie Pippen of the Eastern Conference All-Stars during the 1995 NBA All-Star Game played February 12, 1995 at America West A
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1996

SAN ANTONIO - FEBRUARY 11:  Grant Hill #35 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars drives to the basket against Jason Kidd #5 of the Western Conference All-Stars during the 1996 NBA All-Star game played February 11, 1996 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas
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1997

CLEVELAND, OH - FEBRUARY 9:  Shawn Kemp #40 of the Western Conference shoots against Vin Baker #42 of the Eastern Conference during the 1997 All-Star Game on February 9, 1997 at Gund Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges tha
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1998

NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 8:  Kobe Bryant #8 of the Los Angeles Lakers attempts a dunk during the 1998 NBA All-Star Game on February 8, 1998 at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges that, by downloading and or u
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1999All-Star Game cancelled due to the lockout. 

2000

OAKLAND, CA - FEBRUARY 13:  Vince Carter #15 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars elevates for a dunk against Tim Duncan #21 of the Western Conference All-Stars during the 2000 NBA All-Star Game at The Arena in Oakland on February 13, 2000 in Oakland, Cali
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2001

WASHINGTON D.C. - FEBRUARY 11:  Allen Iverson #3 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars attempts a shot against Tim Duncan #21 of the Western Conference All-Stars during the 2001 NBA All-Star Game held on February 11, 2001 at the MIC Center in Washington, D.
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2002

10 Feb. 2002: Michael Jordan #23 of the Washington Wizards goes for a dunk during the 2002 NBA All Star Game at the First Union Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using th
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2003

ATLANTA - FEBRUARY 9:  Michael Jordan #23 of the Eastern Conference All Stars talks with Kobe Bryant #8 of the Western Conference All Stars during the 2003 NBA All-Star Game at the Phillips Arena on February 9, 2003 in Atlanta, Georgia.  The West won 155-
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2004

LOS ANGELES - FEBRUARY 15:  Michael Redd #22 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars drives around Kobe Bryant #8 of the Western Conference All-Stars during the 2004 NBA All-Star Game, part of the 53rd NBA All-Star weekend, at Staples Center on February 15, 2
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2005

DENVER - FEBRUARY 20:  Jermaine O'Neal #7 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars and Kevin Garnett #21 of the Western Conference All-Stars look on during the 54th All-Star Game, part of 2005 NBA All-Star Weekend at Pepsi Center on February 20, 2005 in Denver
Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images

2006

HOUSTON - FEBRUARY 18: Shaquille O'Neal #34 of the East Team looks to shoot over Yao Ming #11 of the West Team at the 2006 NBA All-Star Game during NBA All-Star Weekend at the Toyota Center on February 19, 2006 in Houston, Texas. The East defeated the Wes
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2007

LAS VEGAS - FEBRUARY 18:  Kobe Bryant #24 of the Western Conference stands on court next to Caron Butler #3 of the Eastern Conference during the 2007 NBA All-Star Game on February 18, 2007 at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User e
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2008

NEW ORLEANS - FEBRUARY 17:  Tim Duncan #21 of the Western Conference shoots over Chirs Bosh #4 of the Eastern Conference during the 2008 NBA All-Star Game part of 2008 NBA All-Star Weekend at the New Orleans Arena on February 17, 2008 in New Orleans, Loui
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2009

PHOENIX - FEBRUARY 15:  Devin Harris #34 of the Eastern Conference moves the ball as he is covered by Chris Paul #3 of the Western Conference during the 58th NBA All-Star Game, part of 2009 NBA All-Star Weekend, at US Airways Center on February 15, 2009 i
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2010

ARLINGTON, TX - FEBRUARY 14:  Pau Gasol #16 of the Western Conference shoots against Dwight Howard #12 of the Eastern Conference during the NBA All-Star Game, part of 2010 NBA All-Star Weekend on February 14, 2010 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. T
Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty Images

2011

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20:  LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat and the Eastern Conference stands with Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers and the Western Conference in the 2011 NBA All-Star Game at Staples Center on February 20, 2011 in Los Angel
Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

2012

ORLANDO, FL - FEBRUARY 26:  LaMarcus Aldridge #24 of the Portland Trail Blazers and the Western and Roy Hibbert #55 of the Indiana Pacers and the Eastern Conference look on during the 2012 NBA All-Star Game at the Amway Center on February 26, 2012 in Orla
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

2013

HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 17: James Harden #13 of the Western Conference All-Star Team shoots during 2013 NBA All-Star Game on February 17, 2013 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading
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2014

(via Adidas Basketball)

Which year's uniforms did you like the best?

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