The big men of the NBA are styled and profiled for GQ’s May 2013, “Inside the NBA’s New Style Wars.” Shot by Eric Ray Davidson, the it-guys of basketball, Amaré Stoudemire, Steve Nash, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, Chris Bosh, Kobe Bryant, Dwayne Wade and LeBron James are photographed in their natural habitats dressed to the 11th power and discuss the direction the sport has taken regarding haute couture in an industry not typically looked to for their sartorial choices:
The rivalry among the NBA’s elite has spilled o≠ the court and into an arena where athletes have historically feared to tread: high fashion. Players show up for games wearing leather pants, lensless glasses, and printed silk shirts—and that’s just Russell Westbrook. GQ’s Steve Marsh spent a week trailing basketball’s biggest names—Kevin Durant, Kobe, D-Wade, LeBron—to ﬁnd out how they’re turning the league into a runway for the world’s tallest peacocks.
Read the entire interview here.
Also check out Tyson Chandler’s interview about the evolution of his style.
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