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In the news release, Men's Wearhouse Announces 9th Year In Partnership With The National Basketball Coaches Association, issued 17-Oct-2017 by Men's Wearhouse over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the quote in the third paragraph should be attributed to "Head coach of the Dallas Mavericks and President of the NBCA, Rick Carlisle" and the quote in the fourth paragraph should be attributed to "Steve Kerr, head coach of the Golden State Warriors and winner of the 2017 NBA Finals." The complete, corrected release follows:
Men's Wearhouse Announces 9th Year In Partnership With The National Basketball Coaches Association
Joseph Abboud Named Official Wardrobe Supplier to the NBCA
FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Men's Wearhouse enters its 9th year in partnership with the National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) as the Official Wardrobe Supplier to the NBCA. Joseph Abboud will be dressing 24 NBA head coaches in Joseph Abboud Custom suits for the 2017-2018 season.
Each of the head coaches were fitted at the NBA Coaches Summit in Chicago this past September and were able to select from a range of fabrics, silhouettes and styles to personally design their Custom suits. They will receive 10 suits and 20 ties this season.
Head coach of the Dallas Mavericks and President of the NBCA, Rick Carlisle, says, "With 82 games a season, it's important to look professional and have confidence on the court. We have incredible pride representing an American made brand like Joseph Abboud."
The NBA head coaches participating in the program include:
As part of their commitment to the partnership, the coaches will be giving back by participating in the annual Men's Wearhouse National Suit Drive in July. Men's Wearhouse collects gently used professional clothing for Americans transitioning back into the workforce. Men's Wearhouse partners with over 170 non-profit organizations across the country to help disadvantaged individuals regain employment through job readiness programs and workforce assistance. Each coach will donate a piece of professional clothing to a Men's Wearhouse store in July. "The National Suit Drive is a great cause that will help give confidence to those seeking employment and I'm proud to be supporting it," says Steve Kerr, head coach of the Golden State Warriors and winner of the 2017 NBA Finals.
All Joseph Abboud tailored clothing is manufactured in America at the company's factory in New Bedford, MA. Joseph Abboud Custom clothing is available at Men's Wearhouse stores nationwide. For more information on Joseph Abboud Custom, visit menswearhouse.com. Find high-resolution imagery from the NBCA coaches suit fittings here.
About Men's Wearhouse
Founded in 1973 and a subsidiary of Tailored Brands, Inc. (NYSE: TLRD), Men's Wearhouse is the largest specialty retailer of men's apparel and rental product in the U.S. with over 750 stores, including Men's Wearhouse and Tux, nationwide. Men's Wearhouse carries a full selection of suits, sport coats, slacks, formalwear, sportswear, outerwear, dress shirts, footwear and accessories in non-exclusive and exclusive merchandise brands such as Joseph Abboud, AWEARNESS Kenneth Cole, BLACK by Vera Wang, among others. Tuxedo and suit rentals are available at both Men's Wearhouse and Tux stores, which also offers a limited selection of retail merchandise, and Men's Wearhouse stores nationwide. For additional information on Men's Wearhouse, please visit menswearhouse.com.
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About the National Basketball Coaches Association
The National Basketball Coaches Association (NBCA) is the labor association that represents basketball coaches in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Founded in 1976 by legendary Boston Celtics player and coach, Tommy Heinsohn, the NBCA consists of all NBA Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches and alumni, and works closely with the NBA on all matters that pertain to the coaching profession. For more information, visit www.nbacoaches.com. Follow us on social media @nbacoaches.
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SOURCE Men's Wearhouse
Released October 17, 2017