You don’t have to be into sports to know that, right now, the NBA is the most stylish of the sports leagues. Just look at the sheer amount of bling that the rookies wore to be drafted.
At the first-ever NBA Awards held on the June 26, these star players and guests gathered on the red carpet not to win NBA Player of the Year, but garner the best dressed award. Check out the looks that stood out.
Rudy Gay decided on a more casual look: gold-striped tuxedo pants, a printed tee with a naked woman, a lightweight silk-lined jacket and black-and-white sneakers.
Drake took his job as host at the inaugural event very seriously, looking dapper in a formal black-and-white tux.
Festus Ezeli, being 6-foot-11, rocked an elongated suit jacket to compliment his extraordinary height.
Paul Pierce decided on head-to-toe all black.
Rudy Gobert looked very clean wearing a black, slim-fitted suit to display his tall, slender athletic frame.
James Harden made a bold fashion statement on the carpet in a hunter green suit and floral shirt.
Monty Williams's bold floral coat received a lot of positive attention.
Although an actor, Black Panther's Chadwick Boseman and his pinstriped suit were worth mentioning.
Malcolm Brogdon, NBA’s Rookie of the Year, wore a suit some would say resembles the NBA logo as it relates to the color combination. Either way, he looks like a winner!
Eric Gordon wore a navy, paisley print blazer, white slacks and matching navy loafers.
Von Miller, who is no stranger to personal style even though he plays football, he came to support his fellow athletes and wore a purple suit, black tee and gold metallic leather stacked heel boots.
Kemba Walker accepted his NBA Sportsmanship Award wearing a tailored gray-and-blue windowpane suit and white sneakers.
John Wall decided to the keep the theme of bold colors going by rocking a three-piece red suit as well as matching cheetah print, red-bottomed Christian Louboutin sneakers!
Dirk Nowitzki was considered one of the best dressed on the red carpet wearing hues of blue from his blazer to his Gucci loafers.
Draymond Green was a star player who took a fashion risk and wore shorts and loafers. His fans thought it was hilarious. He still won big though!
Russell Westbrook, took home the award for Most Valuable Player and the Best Style Award (yes, that was a category). He is known for his unique style, but at the awards Russell kept the look simple and clean to let some of the other players get some shine!
(Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for TNT)
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