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THE AVERAGE NBA player spends $42,500 a month—a big chunk of that on clothes and shoes—according to a study released in June by wealth management company Personal Capital. So it's no surprise that players have transformed the cinder-block hallways of arenas into fashion runways before games. Look to these four stars, in particular, to flash their fashion sense this season.

Russell Westbrook

THUNDER

The self-dubbed #fashionking was a staple at New York Fashion Week in September, and judging by his front-row attire, animal prints will run wild in Oklahoma City this season. He gives new meaning to big game.

James Harden

ROCKETS

Harden already sports a built-in accessory—it's sprouting from his face—but he also knows how to add bold touches to his already flashy looks: gold chains, felt hats, spiked sneakers, etc. His entrances are hard to ignore.

Andre Iguodala

WARRIORS

For Iguodala, fashion is a family affair. He consults his wife, Christina, for style advice and often poses for a postgame snap with his son, Andre Jr., 9, at Oracle Arena to show off their father-son, fashion-forward look.

LeBron James

CAVALIERS

King James has always had a style rep to uphold, but this season he has a championship to defend as well. So in 2016, he'll have a little extra swagger to go with his sophisticated look, often accessorized with shades and headphones.

THEY SAID IT

"I THINK WE'VE ALL, AT SOME POINT OR ANOTHER, HAD A DRONE-RELATED PROBLEM."

Terry Francona

Indians manager, after pitcher Trevor Bauer had to have his start moved back because he lacerated his pinkie fixing a drone.

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

When asked if he'd attended the Paul McCartney concert at the Golden 1 Center, Kings center DeMarcus Cousins admitted he doesn't know who McCartney is.