NBA Catwalk: 20 Professional Ballers Who Are Overzealous About Fashion

The NBA finals kicked off last Thursday night, and before either the Miami Heat or the San Antonio Spurs bask in the glory of being 2013’s national champions, we’re taking a moment to recognize the league’s tall drinks of water for other skills: their ability to dress.

  • Amar’e Stoudemire

  • Baron Davis

  • LeBron James

  • Carmelo Anthony

  • JR Smith

  • Iman Shumpert

  • John Wall

  • Kobe Bryant

  • Steve Nash

  • Rajon Rondo

  • Chris Paul

  • Russell Westbrook

  • Tyson Chandler

  • Kevin Durant

  • Joe Johnson

  • James Harden

  • Chris Bosh

  • Nate Robinson

  • Serge Ibaka

  • Dwyane Wade

NBA fans have seen quite a bit of style showboating this season. As pro ball’s finest rock shirts and socks with lively prints, super-tailored Tom Ford suits, unique spectacles, and bright and/or studded footwear, there’s no question that this group of millionaires are becoming more comfortable flaunting their personalities off the court than ever before. And they wield trend-setting power, too; players like Dwyane Wade, Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony have helped draw massive attention to the outfits they sport from the car to the locker room and during post-game interviews by getting creative with high-end designer pieces.

A few weeks ago, Memphis guard Mike Conley wore a wooden bow-tie during an NBA interview. Getting into the designer suits business, Steve Nash is partly responsible for launching a line of slacks and jackets with Canadian brand Indochino. Rajon Rondo took an internship at GQ last year, and both he and Amar’e Stoudemire – who’s out here all BFFing with Anna Wintour – have appeared on Joan Rivers’ Fashion Police. Roy Hibbert even brought a monocle to the podium after a Pacers win last month, but then thought better of actually wearing it.

The question, however, is did these pro athletes make our list? Take a look at the gallery above to see each player’s fashion taste, and cast your vote in the poll below to weigh in on who has the flyest threads.

Which NBA Baller Sports The Best Style?

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