When it comes to his own flair, James Harden has never been one to hold back. The Philadelphia 76ers’ superstar is known for rocking a wide variety of unconventional fits during his career. Harden may have worn his most eccentric costume to date when Philadelphia faced the Boston Celtics on NBA opening night.
James Harden Declared Worst Dressed NBA Player
Harden didn’t appear like a professional basketball player when he completed his typical tunnel walk. Harden appeared to have woken up 10 minutes before he had to be for freshman calculus, what with him wearing a purple sweater and baggy pyjama trousers.
James Harden excels at several different areas of expertise. His basketball prowess guarantees him a spot in the Hall of Fame, and his beard has won him the admiration of his fellow bearded men.
In contrast, a recent RushOrderTees poll found that Harden is particularly bad at one thing: getting fits off. Yes, according to the site, Harden was rated the NBA’s worst dressed player by a poll of around 28,000 people.
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20.4% of voters found his attire to be “edgy,” 10.4% said it was “impossible to carry off,” and 22.8% branded his selections “crap.”
His average tunnel attire only receives a 5.2 out of 10, indicating that not even his $41.25 million annual paycheck can help him look his best before each game.
Though Harden was clearly at the bottom of the list, it’s important to note that the list also included Los Angeles Clippers forward Serge Ibaka (the god of scarves), Los Angeles Lakers guard Kyle Kuzma, and Toronto Raptors guard Gary Trent Jr.
Harden’s teammate Blake Griffin, who scored an impressive 7.50 out of 10 on the average for his outfits, is the best dressed NBA player. Griffin typically wears understated clothing to games and avoids drawing attention to himself.
His stylist, Maya Krispin, “simply knows my style so well,” he told THR in 2016. “I’m not one to take many risks. My preferred style is a combination of classic elements with a dash of daring. To make an impression, you needn’t go to extremes.
New York Knicks RJ Barrett, Tobias Harris, and Paul George also made the list of best-dressed players. Take a look at where some of your favourite players landed in this ranking.