A bonafide star since his early days with the Philadelphia 76ers, Andre Iguodala’s athleticism and defensive tenacity have become hallmarks of his undeniable talent as a professional athlete, Olympic gold medalist and NBA champion. An overachiever that continually flies under the radar, Andre’s quiet blend of confidence and sophistication has seamlessly allowed his transition off the hardwood into life after basketball, an inevitable reality for every player that walks through the NBA’s proverbial spinning doors.
Enthusiastic in his approach to business and role as an entrepreneur, Iguodala’s arrival in Golden State was a somewhat calculated decision that’s paid dividends with on-court success and personal growth in the tech capital of the world, just a half hour away from the Warriors’ stomping grounds known as “Roarcle” Arena.
During a recent stretch of home games in the middle of one of the most fascinating NBA seasons in recent times, I caught up with Golden State Warriors star forward, fashion connoisseur, and reigning Finals MVP, Andre Iguodala, for some insight into his interests outside of basketball, what he looks for in a startup and a little bit of insight into some of his teammate’s marketing shenanigans, which have shifted the landscape of basketball footwear for the foreseeable future.
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