OKC’s Carmelo Anthony Shares What Foot Locker’s Week of Greatness Is About
OKC’s Carmelo Anthony sat down for an interview with Complex. The renowned basketball player talked about his work with Foot Locker’s Week of Greatness and his new team.
Anthony rose to popularity for leading the Denver Nuggets to the playoffs every year from 2004 to 2010. He received the All-Star honor 10 times and the All-NBA Team member six times.
He was also with the New York Knicks from 2011 to 2017. Recently, Anthony was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder. This was in exchange for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott as well as a 2018 second-round pick.
Speaking to Complex, he shared that Foot Locker’s Week of Greatness aims to uplift people and motivate them to encourage others as well. He liked the fact that the current shoe drive and collaboration with Soles4Souls provides an opportunity to give back to the community.
Giving Back To Puerto Rico
Foot Locker’s campaign for Puerto Rico was his choice. He also admitted that he wanted to give back to Puerto Rico especially with the country’s lack of resources.
Moreover, the drive is close to Anthony’s heart because he has family and friends living in the country. Foot Locker and Carmelo Anthony aims to collect as many sneakers as they can and give it to those in need.