Harvey Grant is a 225-pound forward for the Bullets, who...


November 20, 1991

Harvey Grant is a 225-pound forward for the Bullets, who was selected on the first round in the 1988 NBA draft as an Oklahoma graduate. He is married to Beverly and they have one child, Jeral. One of his nicknames, "Twin," comes from having an identical twin, Horace, who playsfor the World Champion Chicago Bulls. Harvey and Horace played at Clemson together for one year and on occasion would switch uniforms and no one could tell the difference.

How would you describe your taste in clothing?

On a scale of one to ten, I would rate my taste in clothing as an eight. I do tend to wear dark clothes, but when it comes to colors, I don't have any particular favorite. I have a wide variety in my wardrobe.

What's the newest thing in your closet?

The most recent addition is a tan, double-breasted suit, tailor-made by Everett Hall. Hall does work for many NBA players and other classy dressers, such as Donnie Simpson.

What's the oldest thing in your closet?

The old thing is a greenish shirt I bought in Chicago during my rookie season.

Do you have a true standby that you wear to feel good?

When I want to feel good in a crowd, I usually put on my purple double-breasted suit. It really helps me stand out.

What have you held on to for sentimental reasons?

One item of clothing that I will never get rid of is my Oklahoma college jersey. Sometimes, when I'm just hanging out at home I'll put it on and it gives me good feelings.

What is your wardrobe weakness?

If there is any area of my wardrobe that I need to work on, it's my RTC collection of belts. I need to stock up on more belts and put together a variety of colors and styles.

What's the most expensive item in your closet?

The most expensive are my tailor-made suits.

What's the least expensive item in your closet?

My sneakers.

What's the wildest outfit you ever bought?

My wildest look was a cowboy outfit complete with boots.

What are your favorite accessories?

I have an extensive collection of ties.

Do you have shopping tips you'd like to share?

I believe people should watch prices, but treat themselves right when making the final decision. If it feels good and it looks good, treat yourself right.

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