If you weren’t following NBA Basketball in the late 90’s, you may not get the meaning behind our latest release. The “Spreewave Tee” is an homage to one of our favorite players that had a bigger cultural impact than just the the game that he played. He fought through tough times, won fans hearts again and
Sprewell’s career came to an unexpected end in 2005 when he refused a $21-million three-year contract offer from the Timberwolves.
THE ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS QUOTED SPREWELL AS SAYING, “WHY WOULD I WANT TO HELP THEM WIN A TITLE? THEY’RE NOT DOING ANYTHING FOR ME. I’VE GOT A LOT AT RISK HERE. I’VE GOT MY FAMILY TO FEED.”
He may be badmouthed by traditionalists and deemed a badboy by the press, but we’re here to honor a man who came from tough situations fought for what he believed in and became an icon to those who know.
Here’s the commercial that was run prior to his return to the Knicks after a year long suspension. #knickstape