More than a decade before NBA players favored chunky, black-framed glasses without lenses and shirts with nautical prints, there was a serious "Guys And Dolls" thing going on (see Jalen Rose). And long before the postgame press conference became the focal point of NBA fashion, the NBA Draft was the spot where players earned their sartorial stripes -- and/or showed off their pinstripes.

As ever, not every player's outfit was a success. Prominent among the NBA fashion fails from the NBA Draft are Erick Dampier with his big red blazer and that cream-colored ensemble complete with a matching bowler sported by Samaki Walker. The misses weren't only monochrome, however. Charles Barkley's skinny tie and double-breasted suit and Vlade Divac's disheveled Willy Loman look show that even players a bit further back in the past were not particularly fashion forward.

Here are several of the most unfortunate and unforgettable looks from the NBA Draft through the years. Which is the worst?

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  • Erick Dampier

  • Joakim Noah

  • Terrance Williams

  • James Harden

  • Al-farouq Aminu

  • Jason Richardson

  • Jalen Rose

  • Samaki Walker

  • Charles Barkley

  • Lionel Simmons

  • Tim Thomas

  • Mike Miller

  • Steve Nash

  • Vlade Divac