Washington’s football team uses a slur for its nickname. Cleveland’s baseball team uses a demeaning caricature for a logo. Even the teams that use Native American nicknames more honorably rarely started out that way.
The Thunder could be onto a new chapter – a professional sports team that uses Native American imagery positively from the onset.
These photos are accurate, Erik Horne of The Oklahoman confirmed.
I’m eager to learn how the Thunder designed these and what each element represents. The uniforms could represent Oklahoma quite well.