Hawks' Spud Webb dribbles the ball against the Los Angeles Lakers in 1989 at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
Photo: Ken Levine/Getty Images
Photo: Ken Levine/Getty Images

‘Why are the Raptors wearing knock off Atlanta Hawks jerseys?’

Nike introduced a red version to their City Edition uniform for the Toronto Raptors similar to the black ones used by the team last season.

The red “North” jersey is meant to honor. Canada’s flag. Naturally, the Raptors opted to don the threads for Game 4 of their playoff series with the Philadelphia 76ers. 

Many were left confused. 

The Toronto unis reminded many of the look worn by the likes of Dominique Wilkins, Spud Webb and Doc Rivers ... in Atlanta ... in the 1980s.

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