Double Dribble

An NBA blog from Newsday's Bobby Bonett

Are these really the NBA All-Star jerseys?

Carmelo Anthony #15 of the New York Knicks

Carmelo Anthony #15 of the New York Knicks poses for portraits as being named as a starter for the 2012 NBA All-Star game. (Feb. 1, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)

NBA All-Star player portraits have rolled out over the past few days. To the left, you see Carmelo Anthony, who was voted as a starting forward for the Eastern Conference.

The top half of the jersey looks like your standard All-Star gear. Way too flashy and a lot of blending. But at least we're used to it.

The shorts . . . yikes. The Basketball Jones' J.E. Skeets and Trey Kerby tweeted that the shorts are, in fact, part of the uniform. Skeets shares my horror. They don't look like part of a basketball jersey -- more like the type of shorts you pick up at Marshall's before you mow your lawn.


(h/t to J.E. Skeets on Twitter)

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