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NBA fans. It's more than a form on the field - it's a style
The HBA teams have long gone beyond basketball courts. Today they compete not only in the tournament grid of one of the most prestigious competitions, but also scale their club brand, forcing fans around the world to line up in front of sports stores and buy last year's capsule collections at auctions.
Introducing the five most expensive In the history of American basketball according to Forbes, we tell you about their loyal fans and official stores where you can buy products with club symbols.
New York Knicks
Champion seasons: 1970, 1973
Cost: $ 4 billion
Owner: Madison Square Garden (MSG)
Love of the people of the Big Apple to the Nixam knows no time and no boundaries. Among the celebrities, actors Spike Lee and Ben Stiller were seen in the stands. But one of the most loyal fans of Knickerbockers is director Woody Allen.
Limited collections of Knicks' merchandise in Russia can be found on the official website of the nike.ru store, and for a classic fan cap like Woody Allen, you will have to go straight to the stadium or place an order in the official HBA store .
Los Angeles Lakers
Championship Seasons: 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1972, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988 , 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010
Value: $ 3.7 Billion
Owners: Jerry Bass Family Trust, Philip Anschutz
Color: Purple and Yellow
By number of stars fans with the Knicks can only compete with the Los Angeles Lakers. Globally, there are two good reasons for this: the team's 16-time championship and the proximity of the Hollywood Hills. But, in spite of everything, one of the most loyal celebrities in the stands of the Lakers for more than 20 years has been actor Jack Nicholson, a native of New York ... such an irony.
Buy a stylish purple and yellow merch club in Russia can be found on the official website nike.ru, and the game form can be viewed here .
Golden State Warriors
Championship seasons: 1956, 1975, 2015, 2017, 2018
Price: $ 3.5 billion
Owners: Joe Jacob, Peter Guber
The Golden State Warriors are lucky because they don't have to be too bulging when talking about their fans celebrity names. This is because their fans are constantly doing something out of the ordinary. For example, not so long ago, one of the Warriors' loyal fans, Nim Sherpa, climbed to the top of Mount Everest. Then he took out the jersey of his favorite player and stretched it for a photo at the highest peak of our planet.
You can choose a T-shirt, sweatshirt or warm socks for conquering personal Everests on the nike.ru website and in the online store .
Champion seasons: 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998
Cost: $ 2.9 billion
Owner: Jerry Reinsdorf
Color: red and black
The # 1 fan for bulls is Barack Obama himself ... In one of his interviews, the 44th President of the United States admitted that he does not miss a single broadcast with the participation of his favorite team and is happy to go to the site if there is an opportunity to watch it live. The main reason is that prior to his eight-year presidency, he was a Senator from Illionois and spent a lot of time in Chicago.
You can buy a collectible Christmas jersey with the bulls logo now on the official NBA website , for other fan merchandise, visit nike.ru.
Date of foundation: 1946
Championship seasons: 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1974, 1976, 1981, 1984, 1986, 2008
Cost: $ 2.8 billion
Owners: Vic Groesback, Steve Palyuca, Robert Epstein, Irving Growsback
Color: White and Green
TV Presenter Maria Menounos just got on our list. And it's not even about her natural beauty. At one of the games, Menounos so loudly and impulsively supported the Celtics: that at the final match with the Lakers, Jack Nicholson himself asked to put the girl out of the hall.
The team's uniforms can be viewed here, look for fashionable clover sweatshirts on the nike website. ru, and for exclusive releases and a wonderful Christmas jersey go to the NBA website .
Exclusive. Limited collections and the most trending NBA collaborations
- Timberland NBA collection. A fresh look at the familiar silhouette
The NBA and Timberland partnership takes a new round in the limited edition footwear collection
NBA x Timberland Collection. Each shoe reflects pride in the basketball club that wearer is a fan of. Signature colors of famous teams, unique details in the form of legendary logos and, of course, favorite Timberland boots
reflect a passionate temperament and a desire to express yourself like the players from the National Basketball Association.
There are five models in the collection, the key of which is the black EAST VS boot.
WEST with the logos of the East and West conference teams of the National Basketball Association. The legendary six-inch boot gets an excellent interpretation in the new season, dedicated to cooperation with the NBA.
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- Converse Chuck Taylor. They started fashion in the NBA
Basketball Converse All Star appeared in 1917. Three decades later, during the first season of the NBA, every professional player wore these sneakers. NBA champion Julius Dr. Jay Irving, who was named among the 50 best players in 50 years in 1996, recalls his childhood: The first time I saw basketball on TV, my favorite players wore Chuck Taylor. These were the shoes I wanted to get. Julius not only became a legend, but also participated in advertising campaigns for Converse in the 70s.
The 2017 collection has a ton of irreplaceable models for fans. Among them - six variations of Chuck Taylor featuring the Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks and Boston Celtics. Now it can be found only at outbids on Avito and Amazon.
But the reboot of the classic Chuck Taylor takes place year after year and delights fans of the brand with new readings. The current release in old school style can be found on the website .
- Nike Air Force 1. Revolutionary in basketball history
Nike Air Force 1 is a low-top basketball shoe for men, first introduced in 1982 and forever inscribed their name in the history of sports shoes. It was the Air Force 1 that became the first Nike basketball shoes in the production of which the Air cushion was used.
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