HANG TIME HEADQUARTERS – We’re not ashamed to admit that we are suckers for anything that produces bright-colored sneakers and apparel on the basketball court.
It’s one of the reasons we absolutely love All-Star Weekend, St. Patrick’s Day and especially NBA Green Week, when the green headbands, wristbands, knee and elbow sleeves and wicked kicks come out of the closet.
But NBA Green Week is about more than just making a fashion statement for teams like the Raptors (video above), Rockets, Trail Blazers, Nets and Mavericks, whose Guard The Planet initiative is one of our faves here at the hideout. And for Bernard King, the scoring machine and four-time All-Star during his 16-season NBA career, it’s about so much more.
King is the co-owner of BK&T Energy Solutions, a LEED accredited company that helps clients save money by reducing their energy consumption. For putting some serious substance with the style we’ve decided to crown BK as the King of NBA Green Week here at the hideout.
If there was a Mardi Gras style parade, which doesn’t sound like a bad idea, King would be on the biggest float. Because he’s not just talking about the environmental awareness movement, he is a part of the movement!
And now, a little throwback love for the King of NBA Green Week: