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LeBron James' New Lakers 'Showtime' Jersey Revealed for Next Season

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistJuly 31, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH - DECEMBER 14: Lonzo Ball #2 of the Los Angeles Lakers listens to LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers after the game at Quicken Loans Arena on December 14, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers defeated the Lakers 121-112. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
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The Los Angeles Lakers will be ushering in a new era with a new look.

On Tuesday, the Lakers unveiled new uniforms that pay tribute to the team's "Showtime" era with a modern spin:

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers

When the lights go down. The show comes on. @nikebasketball | #LakeShow https://t.co/JaYsjPFwm5

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers

The new #LakeShow lineup. 👀: https://t.co/DH4D2dlKgK https://t.co/xqd1BXlk5A

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers

An ICONic look. 🛍: https://t.co/jkt227nswb https://t.co/cD3ARA184u

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers

Make a STATEMENT. 🛍: https://t.co/AiHqfXNcRI https://t.co/CTNF92QYGH

Los Angeles Lakers @Lakers

Put on in the ASSOCIATION. 🛍: https://t.co/cW50Xvof7G https://t.co/MHQzl0zFos

ESPN's Arash Markazi provided a more detailed look at the threads:

Arash Markazi @ArashMarkazi

A closer look at the new uniforms. https://t.co/5XLjEFSd7Y

Via NBA.com, the uniforms honor the franchise's "storied past, while also positioning a fresh direction for the franchise." And with LeBron James now in purple and gold, Los Angeles is hoping an iconic Lake Show era is upon it.

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