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The latest crop of hoops prospects — including Paolo Banchero, Chet Holmgren and Jabari Smith Jr., who were selected with the first three picks — found out their futures Thursday at the 2022 NBA draft.
Fashion has become a mainstay across the Association and a staple of draft night as couture choices live on in draft lore. Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James, Houston Rockets guard Jalen Green and Orlando Magic big man Bol Bol have donned eye-catching attire on the draft’s red carpet in previous years.
The 2022 rookie class stepped out with stylish outfits for Thursday’s draft at Barclays Center. Some of the prospects’ looks featured sleek suits, exceptional color coordination and intricate designs. Others showed off flashy jewelry, shades and other accessories.
Here’s a look at some of the best fits from Brooklyn, New York, at the NBA draft:
The Duke Blue Devils‘ standout donned a blinged-out purple