Monday, September 30, 2002
Fashion Forward: Throwback NBA Jerseys
Want to be the king of the court? You can be with a throwback basketball jersey...
(WSVN) Will Smith wears em....
So does Kobe Bryant, P-Diddy, and Lil Bow Wow: Throwback basketball jerseys..
Jerome Williams, Toronto Raptors, says "everybody wants to wear this jersey...whether it's in a rap video or your on Venice Beach or in L.A. or in Miami or Toronto you gotta have a retro jersey on cuz the word on the street is the retro jerseys are in..."
The retro jerseys part of the NBA hardwood classics line...featuring logos and designs from basketballs best ballers ever like Dr. J, Magic Johnson, Moses Malone, Bill Russel, and Wilt Chamberlain..
"The feel of retro jersey just puts you back in their shoes..you want to represent the guys that got you to the NBA who made it exciting for you who made you want to play in the NBA..."
Celebrities have helped make the throwbacks so popular...they wear them in music videos and musical performances.
Danny Waserstein, Shoe Gallery, says "This is the hottest thing with urban right now...this is what people want and the thing is it's very hard to get."
Not if you head to the shoe gallery in Dowtown Miami...you can pick up a throwback NBA jersey and a matching cap...
But make sure you look for the NBA seal of authenticity...stating the season in which the player wore it...
"They go fast the thing is they're hard to find not many people can buy this jersey people just want to be different and wear something that not many people can get so that's why people are buying them like crazy they're just hard to find..."
There's a throwback line for women and children.
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