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Three players who already look strange in their new NBA uniforms

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The offseason in the NBA was one of the busiest and most talked about in recent years due to a number of players who switched teams.

Players change teams in free agency every year, that's nothing new, but this past summer it was more about exactly who it was that made moves.

There will be various stars suiting up for different franchises in the new season and it will take some getting used to.

Here are three players who will look the strangest in their new uniforms:

Dwyane Wade - Chicago Bulls

'Mr. Miami', 'Wade County', there are numerous nicknames that tied Wade to the city of Miami. He spent 13 years with the team and nobody ever expected that to change.

So it came as a huge shock when the veteran shooting guard decided to join his hometown team the Chicago Bulls in free agency.

The 31-year-old was the face of the franchise for the Heat and was a fans' favourite having helped to deliver three championships.

Chicago Bulls Introduce Dwyane Wade

Despite participating in several pre-season games with the Bulls, it will still take some time getting used to seeing him wearing the legendary jersey in Chi-Town.

Whether he made the right decision or not, only time will tell, but he's a Chicago player now and we must quickly learn to accept it.

Al Horford - Boston Celtics

Like Wade, Horford spent his entire NBA career with one team. The center was with the Atlanta Hawks for nine years and though his departure wasn't as surprising, it will still be strange to see him in the green of the Celtics.

The 30-year-old became a four-time All-Star in ATL and was the cornerstone of that franchise.

Boston Celtics v New York Knicks

It probably won't take fans too long to get used to seeing the man from the Dominican Republic wearing a Boston jersey, but he certainly has a chance to make people stand up and take notice if he helps the team compete with the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference.

Atlanta's loss is most certainly the Celtics' gain in this instance.

Kevin Durant - Golden State Warriors

This particular section can be best summed up by DeMarcus Cousins in the following video when he saw KD doing an interview as a member of the Warriors:

The Sacramento Kings center still couldn't quite believe that the 2014 MVP had signed with the Bay Area outfit and his look said it all.

Of course, Cousins was just trolling his Team USA teammate who he had spent the summer winning Olympic Gold with.

But his face represented what many NBA fans are still thinking, how did he sign with Golden State?

After nine years with the Oklahoma City Thunder, seeing the seven-time All-Star in a Dubs jersey will not be easy to adjust to for many people, especially those who disagreed with his choice and have been critical of him.

Golden State Warriors v Los Angeles Lakers

But the truth of the matter is that the Warriors will be a force on the offensive end and KD will quickly make everyone realise why he decided to move to Oakland.

Let the rollercoaster 82-game campaign begin!

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