ANTA’s Endorser Klay Thompson Wins First NBA Championship
(Hong Kong, 17 June 2015) ANTA Sports Products Limited (“ANTA Sports” or the “Company”, stock code: 2020), a leading branded sportswear enterprise in China, is pleased to announce that Klay Thompson, a basketball endorser of the Company and a member of the starting line-up of the Golden State Warriors, played Game 6 of the 2015 NBA Finals this morning, Hong Kong time. Klay Thompson, wearing basketball shoes designed and tailor made by ANTA, helped the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 105-97 victory to win the series 4-2 to become this year’s NBA Champions. Winning his first NBA Championship ring at age 25, Klay Thompson has a bright future ahead of him.
Mr. Ding Shizhong, Chairman and CEO of ANTA Sports, said, “Congratulations to Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors for becoming NBA Champions. ANTA provided high quality professional basketball shoes featuring supreme technologies to Klay Thompson for this year’s NBA regular season, All-Star Game, Playoffs and Finals which allowed him to achieve outstanding performance on the court and helped the team march towards their NBA title. Winning his first NBA Championship ring at the young age of 25, this is just the beginning for him, and he will continue to mark his legacy. We will spare no effort to creating professional basketball gear for Klay Thompson and work together with him to achieve further glory.”
Photo 1: Klay Thompson wins his first NBA Championship ring at age 25
Photo 2: Klay Thompson, wearing professional basketball shoes tailor made by ANTA, in play
About ANTA Sports Products Limited
As one of the leading branded sportswear enterprises in China, ANTA Sports Products Limited primarily designs, develops, manufactures and markets ANTA sportswear, including sports footwear, apparel and accessories. The Company has established extensive distribution network with a leading presence in second and third tier cities in China under the management of regional distributors. The Company places great emphasis on branding by integrating sports resources and sponsorship, advertising and promotional activities and consistent store image to enhance brand and product differentiation. For the past 14 years, the Company’s footwear has been enjoying a leading position in China composed index on market share.
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