First NBA fashion show will be part of All-Star weekend

Tuesday February 10th, 2015

NBA All-Star Weekend is in New York City this season, and it will overlap with the city's hosting of Fashion Week, so the league has decided to put on a fashion show of its own.

The first ever "NBA All-Star All-Style" fashion show/competition will feature NBA players like James Harden, DeMarcus Cousins, and Klay Thompson all showing off their finest threads, while being judged by Inside the NBA's Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith, Elena Delle Donne of the WNBA's Chicago Sky, GQ editor Will Welch, and designer John Elliot.

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The full lineup not been announced, but eight players will compete, according to The Associated Press, showing off a different outfit for each of the three rounds. with Shaq serving as the emcee for the night, and Kevin Hart conducting backstage interviews.

In addition to the NBA stars strutting their stuff, several IMG models will be appearing on the show including Erin Heatherton and Chanel Iman, both who can be see in the 2015 Swimsuit Issue as well.

If Russell Westbrook is not included, it would be an even greater snub than Damian Lillard not making the actual All-Star roster.

The special will be filmed on Friday night in New York and air on Saturday at 6:30 P.M. on TNT.

Brendan Maloy

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