NBA Draught 2023: Top-five choices in comparison to 2003

What the top selections in the 2023 NBA draught wear may out up being just as remarkable as their final destination.

When one of the greatest draught classes in NBA history joined the league in 2003, that attitude may have been best encapsulated. The first five choices alone produced four Hall of Famers, but although their achievements on the court are indisputable, one can dispute their sense of style at the time.

Here is a comparison of the playing styles of some of the NBA’s newest prospective stars and those selected in one of the league’s most illustrious draughts.

LeBron James, No. 1 choice, Cleveland Cavaliers

James had high hopes from St. Vincent-St. Mary High School since he was known as “The Chosen One” throughout high school. James is now the NBA’s all-time top scorer.

Second choice

Detroit Pistons’ Darko Milicic

Milicic became the youngest player to participate in an NBA Finals and win the championship in his rookie season. Even though it turned out to be the pinnacle of his career, his ensemble may have aged better than the others in the quintet.

3rd choice

Denver Nuggets’ Carmelo Anthony

The former Syracuse Orange star is the undisputed victor if Anthony and James were to compete in an unsaid fashion show to see who could dress in the night’s most baggy outfit. He wore the grey outfit with a yellow button-up shirt that was visible through the first button of his six-button suit jacket.

4th choice

the Toronto Raptors’ Chris Bosh

Bosh claimed in 2020 that he ordered two draught day suits and went with the beige one. Even though the very long suit jacket was in style at the time, it was nonetheless one of the group’s most fashionable looks.

Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat, fifth overall selection

Wade wore a suit with many blue hues that wasn’t very distinctive in comparison to some of his friends’ outfits, but that isn’t always a negative thing.

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