Six weeks before the NBA draft, Trey Burke was locked inside a gym near his father’s house in Columbus, Ohio, going through his daily regimen of 700 jumpers. But shooting form wasn’t the only thing on the ex-Michigan point guard’s mind. Choosing something to wear on draft night, he said only half-jokingly, “is as important as training.”
Miami Heat star and reigning NBA champion Dwyane Wade, one of the founding fathers of the NBA Style Revolution (trademark pending), is launching a personally curated sale on GiltMAN today. The fine folks at Gilt also sent along a short Q&A with the interdisciplinary superstar himself, which included this interesting tidbit:
Do you and Lebron and Chris Bosh coordinate your looks out there?
No, never. We’re three guys who love to dress, and we love to see what each other wears from game to game, so we’re all surprised when the other walks in. Some days it’s weird, because we’re color coordinated, and you’re like, “why are we picking the same color right now?”
Really, Dwyane? Really?
For the first time ever this year, the NFL got its own awards ceremony. But while they weren’t handing out irrelevant awards like the “GMC Never Say Never Award,” or “Defensive Player of the Year,” there was a quiet style revolution happening among the young guns of the traditionally sad-sacked and ultra-pinstriped ranks of NFL players. Here, we break down the best looks of the night:
1. Cam Newton
Absolutely stunning. That tux! Those lapels! That bow tie! It’s about ten times more ostentatious and eye-catching than anything else in the building, and we would expect no less from the self-proclaimed “entertainer.”