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The NBA Dress Code: What's 'Properly Dressed'?

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The NBA Dress Code: What's 'Properly Dressed'?

The NBA Dress Code: What's 'Properly Dressed'?

The NBA Dress Code: What's 'Properly Dressed'?

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When the National Basketball Association begins its new season next month, players will be required to adhere to a dress code off the court — a sort of "business casual" attire heavy on suits and ties that eschews the hip-hop flavor preferred by some players. Humorist Brian Unger ponders the meaning of being "properly dressed" — especially if it's your job to get sweaty on a basketball court.

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