Blazers unveil new alternate uniforms for upcoming season

Blazers unveil new alternate uniforms for upcoming season
New Trail Blazers Meyers Leonard (left), Damian Lillard (center) and Joel Freeland show off the team's new red alternate jerseys. (Photo courtesy: Portland Trail Blazers)

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers unveiled new red alternate uniforms that the team will wear opening night.

The Blazers open the NBA season at home against the Los Angeles Lakers on Oct. 31. Fans attending that game are encouraged to wear red.

The new uniform is the first redesign since the 2002-03 season, the team said in a press release.

The team will wear the red jerseys for 8-10 games this season.