Re: Players Required To 'Be In Uniform And Warmups' Upon Arriving To Games

Moderators: BombsquadSammy, Domejandro, bwgood77

RealGM Wiretap
RealGM
Posts: 71,785
And1: 195
Joined: Mar 19, 2013

Players Required To 'Be In Uniform And Warmups' Upon Arriving To Games 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:57 am

An NBA protocol will require players to "be in uniform and warmups" as they arrive to the arena, sources told Nick DePaula of ESPN.


Players will be dressed in their full uniforms before they board the team bus, with photographers waiting on location to snap pre-game photos.


Team locker rooms at the arena are not equipped with showers, leading to the change in dress protocol. 


Players will leave the arena 40 minutes after each game ends. 


"I think that takes away [from] originally what getting dressed was all about. It wasn't even about the tunnel walk, it was more about getting dressed up and going to work. To me, it's like a mindset, getting dressed and getting ready to go to my game. It puts me in the mindset that I'm ready to work and helps me find my focus," PJ Tucker told ESPN.

Via Nick DePaula ESPN

User avatar
lonzo_pelota
Starter
Posts: 2,463
And1: 2,768
Joined: Jul 28, 2017
 

Re: Players Required To 'Be In Uniform And Warmups' Upon Arriving To Games 

Post#2 » by lonzo_pelota » Mon Jul 13, 2020 1:49 am

Players that spend the majority of their time picking out name brand skinny jeans and designer man purses & overpriced custom jewlery just to wear it once & walk the tunnel are punching the air right now, and im not talkin about just Westbrook/Harden.
anomani786
Ballboy
Posts: 23
And1: 2
Joined: Nov 27, 2013

Re: Players Required To 'Be In Uniform And Warmups' Upon Arriving To Games 

Post#3 » by anomani786 » Mon Jul 13, 2020 2:06 am

PJ Tucker also needs to walk the tunnel with 40 pairs of shoes in his hand. The flex is too real.
CanesHeatFins
Junior
Posts: 352
And1: 386
Joined: Feb 16, 2015
     

Re: Players Required To 'Be In Uniform And Warmups' Upon Arriving To Games 

Post#4 » by CanesHeatFins » Mon Jul 13, 2020 3:30 am

The league will say that this move is covid related. But I'm here to tell you that this move was made so that players don't show up with dozens of "unapproved messages" on their wardrobe.
raylewis
Ballboy
Posts: 45
And1: 6
Joined: Dec 08, 2014
         

Re: Players Required To 'Be In Uniform And Warmups' Upon Arriving To Games 

Post#5 » by raylewis » Mon Jul 13, 2020 8:08 am

no more genderfluid clothes

the dress code is whack

Return to Wiretap Discussion