NBA playoffs 2022 – Eye-catching outfits from the first round of the postseason:

Pregame fashion has become woven into the fabric of the NBA, with some players building a reputation for their wardrobe selections.

Washington Wizards: small forward: Kyle Kuzma: became one of the league’s front-runners in: eye-catching outfits: during the regular season.

“I always look at fashion not as I’m just putting on clothes, but I’m putting together a story and putting together a look that when you see me, it’s a conversation piece,” he told the Boardroom:.

Kuzma’s squad did not make it to the postseason, so he will not be able to wear his unique fits on the pregame runway. But a handful of players stepped up and stood out in the first round of the NBA playoffs.

Marcus Smart:, Boston Celtics:Game 2:

Smart: won the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year: award Monday, the first time a point guard has secured the honor since Gary Payton during the 1995-96 season. Given it is Smart’s first time winning DPOY, he donned a special robe that signified his accomplishment entering Game 2 against the Brooklyn Nets:.

James Harden: and: Tyrese Maxey:, Philadelphia 76ers:Game 1:

Harden is no stranger to luxury couture. Last year, he was seen at: Paris Fashion Week: and was named to the board of Saks Fifth Avenue.

Ahead of his playoff debut with the Sixers, he sported the Louis Vuitton Blue & White “Puppet” Varsity Jacket. The colorful crocheted stuffed figures pinned on the coat really make the jacket stand out.

Maxey wore No. 3 before being drafted by Philly, but since that number is retired in honor of: Allen Iverson:he had a: decision to make:.

“All my life, I’ve worn 3. Couldn’t get that one here,” said the first-round pick.

He paid tribute to the Sixers legend by wearing an Iverson jersey that featured several photos of the Basketball Hall of Famer.

It ended up being a fitting outfit choice. Maxey’s 38 points in Game 1 were the most in a playoff opener by a 76ers player since AI in 2003.


Jordan Clarkson: and: Bojan Bogdanovic:, Utah Jazz:Game 1:

Some players have an adventurous take on fashion, while others opt for the classic suit and tie look. With a little personalization, these Jazz stars had no issues rocking the tried-and-true combination.

Clarkson donned a white Midnight Studios button-up shirt with a black tie and slacks, with the leather harness adding a modern spin on an old classic.

Bogdanovic chose a more traditional route with his all-black ensemble and a pocket square that provided a splash of color.


Stephen Curry:, Golden State Warriors:Game 1:

After missing a month with a foot injury, Curry returned to the Warriors’ lineup on April 16 against the: Denver Nuggets:. The coat he wore in his first game back took vibrancy to a new level.

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