The best piece of merchandise for every NBA playoff team in the West
Although the NBA playoffs aren’t set in stone just yet, there’s just over a week of games left before it kicks off. While I would personally like to believe that the Los Angeles Lakers will hold on to the 10th seed and win all the way from the bottom, I am slowly losing hope as the season draws to a close. However, as sad as I am if the NBA playoffs don’t go my way, I can at least take comfort in the amazing NBA team merchandising available to buy now.
Every playoff team this year has tons of merchandise to choose from that are absolutely perfect to wear while you support your team of choice from home or even just to show off your team pride while walking down the street. So while only one team is going to make it to the NBA Finals, each Western contender has something worth cheering for. Here is a comprehensive list featuring a great NBA team product to show your support for every Western Conference playoff team.
The undisputed number one seed in the West offers stellar merchandising options. However, the standout option for the Phoenix Suns is actually an accessory designed to protect you from the sun. The ’47 Brand Phoenix Suns Clean Up Adjustable Hat is one of the best shopping options you can wear every day. The simple black color and classic logo work with any outfit and serve as an understated way to show you think last year’s runner-up can go the distance in 2022.
Buy the Phoenix Suns on Amazon, $32
For the Memphis Grizzlies, the young core has finally paid off as the West’s number two seed looks to make that deep run through the playoffs. The team’s best product might just be the Ultra Game Memphis Grizzlies Fleece Hoodie. Although the hoodie also comes in black, there’s something about the classic light blue with the big bear logo in the middle that really stands out.
Buy the Memphis Grizzlies on Amazon, $36
The Golden State Warriors
Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors are back strong after a few years of decline to once again regain their place as Finals contenders. With the team ready to race again, the Golden State Warriors Manta Nike Dri-fit Tee is a great option. The shirt has the classic “Dub City” text on the front with a team corner logo. Plus, the addition of the tough, breathable Nike material makes the shirt ideal for sportswear as well as casual wear.
Buy the Golden State Warriors at Nike, $35
The Dallas Mavericks have been enjoying a bit of a resurgence in their branding lately with a number of updated versions of their classic green color scheme returning to the fore. As a result, it’s almost impossible to choose anything other than the Nike Dallas Mavericks City Edition Swingman Jersey. Made from durable materials, you can wear a Mavs green jersey that’s actually green. Besides, it’s hard not to buy gear with Luka Doncic’s name on it at this point.
Buy the Dallas Mavericks at Nike, $130
It’s incredibly easy to choose a throwback jersey for the Utah Jazz, especially considering the absolute powerhouse teams they fielded in the 90s, however, there are a few winning options that aren’t based on sheer nostalgia either. . The New Era Utah Jazz beanie is the perfect way to beat the cold while showing off team pride, even during the harsh winter months. The beanie features the team logo on the front and the Utah crest on the top.
Buy The Utah Jazz on Amazon, $30
If a throwback jersey with the Jazz was hard to resist, doing it with the Denver Nuggets would just be wrong. Classic rainbow jerseys from the early 90s are absolute classics and the Mitchell & Ness Denver Nuggets Dikembe Mutombo 1991 Road Swingman Jersey is the perfect blend of bold and iconic. Imagine doing your own finger move after blocking a shot while wearing this jersey and try not to buy it.
Buy the Denver Nuggets on Amazon, $105
The Minnesota Timberwolves have an exciting team that could very easily be dangerous for any other team in the league if they meet in the playoffs. That doesn’t mean you can’t cheer them on in complete and utter comfort. The Ultra Game Minnesota Timberwolves Joggers are the perfect way to lean back and shout your coaching from the couch. Joggers taper near the lower leg for a tighter fit and work well as casual streetwear.
Buy Minnesota Timberwolves on Amazon, $21
The LA Clippers
Just like the Boston Celtics, I just have hatred in my heart for the LA Clippers. However, this team has created some of the most interesting and trendy products over the past few years, much to my dismay. As part of the City Edition theme, the Nike LA Clippers Essential Hoodie is an absolutely stunning choice. The light blue color scheme with the orange outline around the Clippers script is undeniably fresh, while Kawhi Leonard’s name on the back is a winner.
Buy the LA Clippers at Nike, $75
New Orleans Pelicans
A team jam-packed with exciting young talent also has a number of merchandising options that are hard not to like. The PKWY New Orleans Pelicans Varsity Crew Socks are the perfect little option you can wear for almost any occasion. The socks have a simple and clean design with the logo on the foot for a more subtle style. So even if you can’t watch a game live, you can have your team with you wherever you go.
Buy New Orleans Pelicans on Amazon, $10
Los Angeles Lakers
He comes with a heavy heart to list the Lakers hanging on to the playoffs by a thread. While this year may not have lived up to the monumental expectations many had for the team, the merchandise for the Lakers is still intact. The Los Angeles Lakers Showtime City Edition Short Sleeve Jacket is a perfect reminder of the old-school Showtime Era of Lakers history that many of us wish we could return to in years like this. The warm up jersey can be worn with a number of different looks and will always have that championship shine.
Buy the Los Angeles Lakers at Nike, $140
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