Illustrations by Oli Holmes

According to the NBA's uniform policy, players are only allowed to wear sneakers that are in line with their team colors. But, there are several special occasions where teams are allowed to break code and celebrate particular holidays with their sneakers, in addition to NBA All-Star Weekend and the NBA Finals. Here's an illustrated breakdown on when and what to expect for the 2015-16 NBA season, including today: St. Patrick's Day.