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Purple Mountain Majesty: Utah Jazz release ‘97 throwback jerseys

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The mountains are calling and we must win.

Last year’s purple jerseys are dead, long live the purple jerseys. The Utah Jazz released a new throwback to replace last year’s purple beauties, and excuse us for waxing nostalgic. This year’s throwbacks will give fans memories of the 1996-1997 NBA Finals team that featured John Stockton, Jeff Hornacek, and Karl Malone. In case they didn’t, the Utah Jazz released a beautifully animated video to remind you.

The new uniform are true to the originals wore by Stockton and Malone. Here are some of the Nike close ups.

If you want a before and after of how they look on players before and after ... say no more.

Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images

The jerseys will not be the only purple mountains in Vivint SmartHome Arena. The court is getting a throwback look as well when they wear them. The court got its own nifty intro with a pinch-me-I’m-dreaming cameo from Mike Conley in the purple jerseys.

For a closer look at the court, take a look at the pictures below.

It’s an amazing time to be alive.