Each year come playoff-time, LeBron James buys something nice for his teammates, from Beats headphones to Apple watches to Samsung phones, courtesy of companies he had business relationships with. Well on Friday, the Cavs showed off The King’s latest gift: sleek gray suits from designer Thom Browne, which all 15 players wore to the arena before their game against the Pacers in Indianapolis.
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Rarely has calling up your friends and coordinating outfits looked so cool.
According to ESPN, the suits came with shirts, ties, cashmere cardigan sweaters, leather boots, overcoats and bags. The players were reportedly fitted for the outfits several weeks ago.
As the Cleveland players enjoyed their new garb, one former Cav was just a bit jealous. Isaiah Thomas, traded in February as part of a roster overhaul, commented on an NBA Instagram post, “Where is mine? Lol I remember getting fitted for those exact same suits lol.”
Isaiah Thomas is just looking for his suit, you guys. pic.twitter.com/vqvlwHftxh
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We assume that Thomas is kidding… mostly. He didn’t exactly have the greatest experience in Cleveland, and now he’s stuck watching the playoffs from home as Cleveland fights to advance. If he’s a little bit bitter, we can’t blame him too much.
Anyway, the matching outfits seem to be working for the Cavaliers. They led 57-40 at halftime at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.