The full poster includes a whopping 165 jerseys.

It begins with the classic 1921 Boston Celtics jersey, which was not actually an NBA team.

Perhaps the most famous jersey in this bunch is the 1992 Olympic "Dream Team" jersey.

The infographic also includes several ABA team jerseys, like the Spirits of St. Louis and the Memphis Sounds.

Some of the teams have since moved; the Seattle SuperSonics now reside in Oklahoma City and call themselves the Thunder.

With the trend for throwback jerseys in the NBA these days, some of these older jerseys look more familiar than foreign.

Some of the specific numbered jerseys belong to individual all-star players--check out Reggie Miller's number 31 Pacers jersey here.

Hard to believe that 1995 was the year of both the staid New York Knicks jersey and the garish dribbling dinosaur of Toronto.

Wondering who the "MonStars" are? Maybe you should pop in your VHS of the movie Space Jam to jog your memory.

Master P's No Limit jersey wasn't just posturing; the rapper was good enough to actually score a pre-season contract in the NBA, though he never played in the league.

The 2000s brought a more sober, simpler appearance to jerseys in the NBA.

Miami was one of the first teams to offer a cool throwback jersey.

Many teams use alternate jerseys for holidays in their home city, like the St. Patrick's day Knicks jersey here.

The jersey can actually say whatever it wants, hence the Portland "Rip City" jerseys, playing off an old nickname for the team.

The introduction of the short-sleeve jersey has been controversial.

Many teams change the "The" in front of their names to "Los" on "Latin nights."


Infographic: 165 Killer Basketball Jerseys

With the NBA playoffs at hand, PopChart Labs gives us a poster delineating real, throwback, and novelty jerseys.

As the final battle of the NBA season nears, we present this stellar infographic from Pop Chart Lab, which delineates a whopping 165 jerseys spanning nearly a century.

The infographic—available as a poster—includes a huge variety of jerseys. Not all of them have been worn by teams in NBA. There are a few novelty jerseys, including the Bad Boy Records jersey worn by the Notorious B.I.G. in the music video for his song Juicy, and the teal-on-black MonStars jersey from the notoriously awful movie Space Jam. There are all-star jerseys, jerseys from semi-pro teams, and jerseys from the long-dead American Basketball Association—which ceased to exist in 1976 when some of its teams merged into the NBA.

There are alternate jerseys from special theme nights ("Los Mavericks" from Latin night, anyone?) and some jerseys that might seem familiar, now that many NBA teams are wearing "throwback" jerseys from their own pasts.

Pre-order the poster over at Pop Chart Lab for $28.

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