Chris Douglas-Roberts says he’s bringing back short shorts with the Clippers
More than 20 years after the Fab Five popularized baggy shorts, everyone in the NBA wears them.
The last player I can remember regularly wearing short shorts was John Stockton, who began his pro career in 1984 and retired in 2003.
But Chris Douglas-Roberts, born in 1987, says he’s bringing back the classic look with the Clippers this season.
Never felt the big shorts. Short shorts wavy man. Fools in big shorts hoopin look like Bone Collector out there @t_finleey— CDR (@AllHailSupreme) September 9, 2014
Medium socks. I have tattoo of Vegeta on my right leg that needs to get air time mane @NBAKnez— CDR (@AllHailSupreme) September 9, 2014
Haahhaah I remember D.Rose said I had an old man game at the podium in Final 4 I had to laugh it off but I was tight inside @CCCass23— CDR (@AllHailSupreme) September 9, 2014
I hope he isn’t kidding. That would be a great way for Douglas-Roberts to express his individuality and style. Plus, it’d just look awesome.
Though Douglas-Roberts would be a trendsetter, Los Angeles has seen the look relatively recently – though just for a half: