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Outgoing rookies have some advice for Ben Simmons

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — In just a couple of days, the NBA Draft will be held in Brooklyn, and Ben Simmons will be one of the first players selected. With that in mind, this new spot from Foot Locker features Simmons receiving advice from a few guys who just finished their rookie seasons — Karl-Anthony Towns, Devin Booker and D’Angelo Russell. And the outgoing rookies are able to share some of the wisdom they picked up from their rookie years to help smooth the way for Simmons…

Also, in this spot, Simmons makes his own Foot Locker ad, with special guest “Karl-Anthony Towns”…

The Force is with them: NBA teams celebrate Star Wars

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — With the newest movie in the Star Wars series — Star Wars: The Force Awakens — just days from coming out, teams from around the NBA are preparing to host (or have already hosted) their own version of “Star Wars Night.” Let’s hop in the Millennium Falcon and zoom through the NBA…

There has been an awakening in the Force in the ATL, as Mike Muscala and Kent Bazemore demonstrate…

VIDEO: Hawks awakening

Phoenix Suns unveil new uniforms, court


ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — With just weeks before NBA training camps tip-off, the Phoenix Suns have their roster mostly in place. But yesterday they announced a few last minute changes that will surely be noticed: new uniforms and a new court. This isn’t the first time the Suns have changed things up, but it is the latest and newest.

For the court, the Suns have the sunburst logo and midcourt, and a simple new design, with the floor ringed with black…

As for the uniforms, the Suns announced a new “Civic Pride” look that they will wear 13 times this season.

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The new alternate “Civic Pride” uniform brings that great tradition to the newest generation of Suns by using a similar PHX in white across the chest of the jersey.

The color of the uniform hearkens back to another group of the Valley’s favorite Suns, too. The black jersey and shorts pay homage to the alternate set that debuted during Sir Charles’ reign during the 1994-95 season. The purple and orange piping along the neckline is also a call back to that beloved uniform.

The numbers and font along with the shorts tie in the current iteration of the Suns uniforms, creating a look that honors the past and present of the franchise.

The Suns were the first franchise in Phoenix and are the only one with the city name across their chests