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Mitchell and Ness Los Angeles Lakers 96-97 NBA Shorts Hardwood Classics MensMitchell and Ness Los Angeles Lakers 96-97 NBA Shorts Hardwood Classics Mens

Mitchell and Ness Los Angeles Lakers 96-97 NBA Shorts Hardwood Classics Mens






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Mitchell and Ness provide authentic replica apparel from your favorite professional sports teams. These Hardwood Classics Los Angeles Lakers 1996-1997 NBA Shorts features team colorways with mesh fabric, adjustable waistband, and team embroidery detailing. They are athletic fit for men, shorter than average with an 8.5-inch inseam, just like your favorite basketball players during the commemorative finals year. Players like Kobe Bryant, Derek Fisher and Shaquille O' Neil wore this same style during the most important year in Lakers history. Wear them to your next basketball game or keep them for memorabilia.

Item Features:

  • Basketball Shorts
  • Mesh Fabric with Inner Lining
  • Contrasting Wide, Elastic Waistband
  • Adjustable Drawstring at Inner Waistband
  • Stitched on Front
  • Contrasting Color Panels Down Both Sides
  • Contrasting Striped Trim
  • Stitched on Inner Waistband
  • 2" Indents on Bottom Side Hems
  • Brand Tags Stitched onto Back Waistband
  • Stitched Hardwood Classics Patch on Inner Back of Shorts
  • Material: 100% Polyester
  • Condition: Brand New/without Tags
  • Imported
  • Photo of Sample Product

US Men's Size Chart Approximate Measurements:

  • SMALL: 35-37" Waist Stretched 20" Length 8.5"Inseam
  • MEDIUM: 38-40" Waist Stretched 21" Length 8.5" Inseam
  • LARGE: 41-43" Waist Stretched 22" Length 8.5" Inseam
  • XL: 44-46" Waist Stretched 23" Length 8.5" Inseam
  • 2XL: 47-49" Waist Stretched 24" Length 8.5" Inseam
  • 3XL: 50-52" Waist Stretched 25" Length 8.5" Inseam
  • 4XL: 54-56" Waist Stretched 26" Length 8.5" Inseam
  • 5XL: 58-60" Waist Stretched 27" Length 8.5" Inseam