As everyone knows, NBA All-Star is not only about the game, but the philanthropic initiatives in the host city.
One of those this year in Chicago is “World’s Best Career Day,” hosted by Adidas with, according to USA Today, over 200 high school athletes in the Chicago area.
They’re receiving advice from seasoned professionals on how they succeeded in their lines of work – including the WNBA’s Candace Parker.
I’ve had countless role models and idols in my life both on and off the court that have played a huge part in who I am, so I’ve always strived to pass it on to the future generations.
–Candace Parker (For The Win)
Another was another LA Spark in Chiney Ogwumike along with NBA notables Derrick Rose, Zach LaVine and James Harden.