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TORONTO – For all those basketball fans still lamenting the demise of bright purple, Jurassic-inspired jerseys, fret no more.

Purple is cool again. More than that – dinosaurs are cool again.

Break out your original Toronto Raptors road jersey (hopefully you didn’t throw yours out when they were described less so as ‘retro,’ more so as ‘flat out atrocious’ and ‘one of the ugliest jerseys of all time’).

7 Nov 1995: Forward Damian Stoudamire #20 of the Toronto Raptors dribbles the ball down court against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. 7 Nov 1995: Forward Damian Stoudamire #20 of the Toronto Raptors dribbles the ball down court against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.

During Friday’s game against the Washington Wizards, the Raptors will wear the memorable road jerseys for the first time since May 1999.

The move is part of the team’s 20th Anniversary Nights series…

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