Wizards dumped Bullets identify 25 years in the past; throwback uniforms unveiled

To rejoice 25 years since they dropped their Bullets identify, the Washington Wizards will put on white, blue and bronze uniforms like those they debuted in 1997 for choose video games this season.

After his good good friend, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, was assassinated at a Tel Aviv peace rally Nov. 4, 1995, then-Wizards proprietor Abe Pollin introduced the crew he bought in 1964 and moved to Washington from Baltimore 9 years later was seeking a brand new identify. A seven-person panel pared almost 3,000 totally different fan ideas all the way down to 13, from which 5 finalists have been chosen. After a fan vote, Pollin introduced Wizards, his private favourite, because the successful identify Feb. 22, 1996.