The Source: NBA & Looptworks Create Fan Gear from Traded Player Jerseys
NBA Jerseys get new life with Looptworks
Have you ever wondered what becomes of official NBA jerseys when a player gets traded or decides to “take their talents” elsewhere? Sure, some fans keep them as nostalgic keepsakes, while others might find a more toasty approach — we’re looking straight at you, Cavs fans! — but upcycling-savvy business venture Looptworks found a better, more sustainable option overall that turns your favorite team apparel into one-of-a-kind items that still rep for your favorite franchise.
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