77. The NBA Mandates a Dress Code

Date: 10/17/2005
Key Players: NBA players and Commissioner Stern

With the NBA's image tarnished by the Pacers-Pistons fight, as well as numerous drug and gun arrests, the Commish David Stern put in place a mandatory dress code to make players look like professionals and less like thugsnon-professionals.

YOU AUGHTA KNOW:
Players are not allowed to wear the following: T-shirts, jerseys, headgear of any kind (caps, bandanas, headbands), chains, pendants, or medallions worn over clothes, sunglasses while indoors, and headphones. The country western crowd must be up in arms!