The Toronto Raptors are going back to their roots for the franchise’s 25th season, bringing back the inaugural “Dino” jersey.
In a video posted on Twitter Friday, the reigning NBA champions showed footage from their championship season spliced with some throwback clips from the early days.
The team wore the “Dino” jerseys – which came in both white and purple – from 1995 to 1999. The Raptors brought the purple jerseys back for a few games during the 2014-15 season when the team was celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Kyle Lowry wore the white jersey during the Raptors’ championship parade in June with Damon Stoudamire’s No. 20 on the back.
Toronto will begin their 2019-20 season on Oct. 22 against the visiting New Orleans Pelicans, during which they will unveil their championship rings and raise the banner ahead of tip-off.