Archive for January 27, 2008
Most basketball fans know about Michael Redd as an All-Star caliber basketball player but few fans realize the kind of man he is away from the media spotlight. He’s the kind of person who donates money to his father’s church back homes, genuinely cares about his community and leads the Bucks bible study before practice. In an era where fans lose faith in athletes Michael Redd provides fans with a role model they can look up to and inspire to be like.
Redd recently sat down to talk with HOOPSWORLD about why he donated a large sum of money to his father’s church, how his faith helps him as a basketball player and how the Bucks are hoping to make some noise in the playoffs this season.
You donated some money to your dad’s church after your current contract. Can you tell me what motivated you to give back to the church?
“Just to help the community out more than anything. For the people to have a place to worship, a place of refuge, a place to get help. That was the main reason why I donated to my dad’s church.” (more…)