The Vancouver Grizzlies were an expansion NBA franchise that was established during the 1995 season along with the Toronto Raptors as the NBA tried to increase its fan base to those respective Canadian markets. Unfortunately, the experiment was short lived as the Vancouver team relocated to Memphis after the 2000-2001 season where they are now the Memphis Grizzlies. Though the Memphis Grizzlies apparel shares a lot of similarities with the Vancouver look, there are some differences. The Vancouver team had a very retro look with a Grizzly bear grasping onto a basketball and the signature colors were teal and white. Though the franchise was not very popular during its tenure, the team jerseys have grown in popularity due to cool retro 1990s basketball look it epitomizes. The team featured some high caliber players such as Shareef Abdur-Rahim, Mike Bibby, and Steve Francis. Nowadays, getting your hands on one of these players Vancouver Grizzlies jerseys is tough to do, though taking the time to look may provide you with a rare and unique NBA jersey you’d be sure to cherish for years to come.
Unfortuaately these older NBA jerseys are very hard to come by, especially those of teams no longer in existence. However if you’re looking for a Vancouver Grizzlies jersey you may have some luck trying the online market. eBay.com offers numerous Vancouver Grizzlies jerseys that differ in design, color, size, and of course, player. Many people list their older jerseys for sale on eBAy because they know that these retro jerseys have a niche market. A lot of times you will find that these jerseys are actually in superb condition because people were aware of the value of these items and took extra care not to ruin them. Also you’ll find that there are a lot of older sporting goods store that have an overstocked inventory of older NBA jerseys that they will list for sale. The best part about shopping for jerseys on eBay is that often times these jerseys are sold for significantly below retail price.