The reigning NBA Finals MVP is teaming with Mattel to have a good time the fiftieth anniversary of longtime card recreation UNO with a Nike sneaker and attire assortment impressed by the main points discovered on the graphics in an UNO card deck.
“I would like each product to be real and genuine,” Antetokounmpo stated. “Enjoying UNO with my brothers is a giant a part of our lives.”
Styled atop his newest signature mannequin shoe, there are 4 variations of the UNO-hued footwear in every of the cardboard quadrant’s shades of pink, blue, yellow and inexperienced. A extra restricted version, black, Wild Card-themed pair might be launched in November, full with a particular fiftieth anniversary UNO emblem.
Each the three and 4 playing cards could be discovered paired collectively alongside the internal collar of the footwear to symbolize his jersey quantity, whereas the Nike Swoosh emblem additionally contains a delicate drop shadow drafting off of the cardboard quantity type. An unique Giannis-branded UNO deck additionally might be launched in a restricted version within the coming weeks. That deck features a new twist — permitting gamers to steal an additional card from the discard pile, dubbed “forcing a turnover.”
Antetokounmpo, the primary worldwide basketball participant to obtain his signature Nike shoe with the corporate, has seemed to layer in storytelling usually round his household historical past, his 4 brothers and his Greek and Nigerian heritage.