Over the years, the league has gone from loose-fitting garb to perfectly tailored outfits with the accessories to match. In the recent past, even now-stylish superstars like Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, and Dwyane Wade had some regrettable draft fashion choices. (Take a look at this photo comparing the 2003 class to the 2017 class, and you’ll see what we mean.)
The current class of young basketball stars was up to the challenge at the Barclays Center. We spoke with a bunch of the NBA draftees about what inspired their outfits on draft night. Want to see how those guys stack up against the pros? Tune in to the NBA Awards on Monday, June 25 at 9 p.m. ET on TNT.
Here’s a look at the best styles of the 2018 NBA Draft.