UPDATE (3:15 EST) – Added Suns, Mavs, Bobcats & Heat.
Late last night, I posted about the changes made to the NBA.com home page as soon as the lockout started. Now, the teams are following suit, removing player photos from just about everything. Its not often you see teams trying to sell season tickets with ads featuring mascots and cheerleaders instead of the league’s numerous superstars.
These are the current sites of a few teams. Hover these to show what the sites looked like at midnight:
Los Angeles Clippers
Blake Griffin? Where are you?
The Bobcats had to take down their Kimba/Bismack splash page.
Major roster page downgrade.
The world champions have been force to sell championship merch without player likenesses.
It took the Suns until early this afternoon, but they changed their header from Steve Nash to Alvin Gentry.
Strangely, as of 2:45 EST, the Celtics site still features Kevin Garnett:
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