Nike’s ‘NBA Connected’ jerseys tap into the game with NFC tags


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For most fans the experience of wearing team apparel on gameday (whether they’re in the stadium or at home) is enough to make them feel plugged in, but this is an attempt to take things a step further. The NikeConnect system will be a part of the $110 “Swingman” replica jerseys and $200 authentic jerseys when they go on sale September 29th, but we might wait and see if Nike’s “Therma Flex Showtime Warm-up Jacket” can bring the offseason’s fabled Hoodie ‘Melo to life in the regular season before making a purchase.

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