Hardwood Paroxysm’s and friend of Red’s Army Ananth Pandian caught-up with Antoine Walker aka “Employee #8″ at Concepts’ Adidas “Real Deal” release on Tuesday night. AP talked with ‘Toine about Adidas bringing the shoe back, the recent success of the UK Wildcats and how he was received by fans in Boston:
So adidas brought back your shoe, the Real Deal. How do you feel about your shoe coming back into the market?
I love it because it was my favorite adidas shoe that I ever played in throughout my career. I thought it was the best looking, lightest shoe that I ever wore and also, I had my best statistical year wearing the Real Deal. (Ed Note: I believe Walker is referring to his 2000-2001 season where he averaged 23.4 ppg, 8.9 rpg, 5.5 apg, and shot 41% from the field) So it was real good to me and I’m happy it got re-released.
It was great to see the warm reception from the Antoine Walker fans tonight. How is it being back in Boston?
AW: It is always great to be back here. Boston is ...