Gradey Dick tells Taylor Rooks why the 2023 NBA Draft is the greatest night of his life.
The red carpet at the 2023 NBA Draft serves as the first stage of the night for prospects to make a lasting impression. Prior to hearing their names called by Commissioner Adam Silver, many from the Class of 2023 had already turned heads with their bold looks on the Draft-night runway.
From high-end suits to sequin jackets, here’s a look at some of the most memorable outfits from the 2023 Draft at Barclays Center.
No. 1 pick Victor Wembanyama
No. 1 pick Victor Wembanyama suited up a Louis Vuitton ‘Alien’ suit for the big night on Thursday.
No. 2 pick Brandon Miller
Charlotte’s No. 2 pick Brandon Miller showcased his SEC Player of the Year selection with this customized suit.
No. 3 pick Scoot Henderson
Blazers’ No. 3 pick Scoot Henderson wore a bling-heavy jacket & said the colored birthstones represent members of his family.
No. 4 pick Amen Thompson (right) and No. 5 pick Ausar Thompson
The Thompson twins wore matching custom suits: Ausar (left) dons a navy version while Amen sports a cream variation.
No. 9 pick Taylor Hendricks
Taylor Hendricks showed off his bubblegum pink suit after being selected 9th overall by the Utah Jazz.
No. 10 pick Cason Wallace
Cason Wallace’s suit features the letters ‘HPT’ to honor the neighborhood where he grew up: Hamilton Park, Texas,
No. 13 pick Gradey Dick
Gradey Dick turned heads with his sparkly red jacket that paid homage to his Kansas roots as well as “The Wizard of Oz.”
No.17 pick Jalen Hood-Schifino
Jalen Hood-Schifino wore his favorite color, green, for his big night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.