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After a long and exciting regular season, the NBA is once again in playoff mode. With one of the most balanced seasons in recent memory, with the first-round exit of star players like Lebron James, KD, and Joel Embiid, the new generations of younf players is making a strong case. totakeover the future of the NBA.

Seeing how the playoffs have entered the second round, it’s only right to round up the best outfits so far. Akin to rappers and other pro athletes, NBA players live extravagant lifestyles, often clashing several different luxury brands into a single outfit just to let you know that they're on a different level. And while that remains undisputed, some outfits just don’t cut it while others make the mark.

So without further ado, here are the best playoff outfits so far, from Tyrese Haliburton to Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.

Josh Hart

Josh Hart is already a New York Knicks legend and it’s not even up for discussion. After being acquired by the Knicks from Portland last season, his game, playing minutes, and pregame outfits have increased exponentially. And why shouldn’t they? When you’re playing in the basketball Mecca averaging nearly 18 points and 13 rebounds throughout the playoffs, you’ve got to pull up in your best. 

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

At this point what isn’t there to say about Shai? From having some of the best post-game quotables to averaging 27-6-5 in a first-round sweep over the Pelicans, the man is a force to be reckoned with.

The Canadian All-Star was profiled for our FRONTPAGE a few years back and is one of the few players in the league that routinely assembles proper outfits. Just one browse of his Instagram (though there aren’t many photos on his page) shows how effortlessly it all comes together. Whether it's popping up at Paris Fashion Week or starring in campaigns

Tyrese Haliburton

As a native New Yorker and Knicks fan, it would be fair to not show the Pacers any love, but Tyrese Haliburton has been putting it on all season. The Indiana guard’s game is undeniably top-notch, averaging 20 points and 10 assists throughout the year along with being a key factor in the Pacers securing the sixth seed. 

On par with his unorthodox shooting form, Tyrese’s preppy outfits have this gravitational pull to them, almost forcing you to do a double-take, and that’s largely thanks to Olivier Rogers. The French-Caribbean designer and founder of his eponymous brand has styled the league’s best-dressed players with many of them even wearing his pieces including Kyrie Irving and SGA.

Jalen Williams

Despite only being in the NBA for two seasons, Jalen Williams has quickly made a name for himself on the Oklahoma City Thunder. The young small forward racked up 19 points on 54% shooting, along with knocking down 43% of his 3-point attempts to lead OKC to the first spot in the Western playoff bracket. 

When you’ve got SGA on your team as the big brother figure, getting fly should naturally come with ease, and something tells me that Jalen has been doing this for a while now. Although some looks are more susceptible to critique than others (I’m looking at you Charles Barkley), the youngin’ knows how to put that ‘thing’ on.

Patrick Beverly

Though the podcast space is a goldmine for present and past NBA players, Patrick Beverly is one of the few who gets it done right. There are no gimmicks or beating around the bush with this guy – he is who he is and that’s reflected on and off the court every night, of course, that doesn't mean you won't get suspended for ridiculous behavior.

Sure, he may not have the highest averages for the casuals out there, but what Pat lacks in one-dimensional stats is made up for in advanced metrics, experience, and positive energy.

When it comes to his outfits though, Pat has been on point as of late and I’m sure that’s due to his newfound fame alongside co-host Adam ‘Rone’ Ferrone. The casual pairing of a denim shirt from Future and Lanvin’s collection with Awake NY’s Air Jordan 1s might seem like a stretch for an NBA best outfits article, but just because it looks easy doesn't mean it is. 

LeBron James

Sorry LeBron, but that fifth chip might have to wait or at least happen in another scenario when Bronny's in the league.

And just as his game keeps evolving so does his style, as Lebron is caught here courtside donning a letterman jacket from Patta and Nike’s latest collaboration. The 39-year-old has essentially been his own brand since he was a teen, and while some outfits aren’t the most exciting, he does have a lifetime contract with Nike so you know he’s got loads of unreleased heat. 

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