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Walt "Clyde" Frazier Is The Style Hero The Knicks Need

An ode to the effervescent style of the New York Knicks champion.

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Walt "Clyde" Frazier brought the Knicks to their only two championships in 1970 and 1973.

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He spent ten years wearing #10 for the Knicks, which they retired in 1979. Now, his legacy continues as a lively analyst for the Knicks.

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Beyond his NBA legacy, Clyde Frazier is known for his love of rhyming phrases and bold sartorial choices.

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Frazier's not afraid to incorporate color into his wardrobe. He does pastels and patterns with expert precision.

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Stylin' and profilin'.

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Paisley? No problem.

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Of course, there are the patterned suits. Frazier is known for his loud suits.

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Walt understands using accessories to assist his flashy look.

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Walt's passion for fashion makes it fitting that the first customized basketball shoe was named for him.

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The Puma Clyde was introduced in 1973.

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Walt Frazier can make a monogrammed belt buckle look like the most understated part of an ensemble.

Of course, Walt can claim the ultimate additions to any outfit:

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Better luck next season, Knicks fans!

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