Like basketball players in general, Andakara Prastawa also has basketball athletes who are role models for him. Not only foreign athletes, there are also local athletes who are examples for Prastawa. In the Indonesia Millennial and Gen Z Summit 2022 event, Prastawa revealed three names who became role models for him. Who are they?
- Kobe Bryant
The first figure who became a role model for Prastawa was the figure of Kobe Bryant. The former Los Angeles Lakers player applauds the behavior of Bryant, who has continued to train hard throughout his career.
“Kobe (Bryant) has a really good work ethic. He’s already good at training so crazy. He’s become one of the best basketball players in the world because of his good work ethic,” said Prastawa.
- Stephen Curry
After Bryant, another basketball players who became a role model for Prastawa was Stephen Curry. Apart from playing in the same position, he applauds Curry for his hard work, especially with the practice of shooting three points.
“For Steph Curry, I see he can be like this now, not instantaneously. I already knew him when he was still at Davidson, he had a lot of shooting practice, there’s something I can emulate from there,” said Prastawa.
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- Mario Wuysang
The last figure who became a role model for Prastawa was Mario Wuysang. Having played together in the national team, Mario has been taught a lot by Prastawa, especially about behavior as a professional player.
“Mario Wuysang taught me many things while in the national team uniform. He taught me a lot how to take care of the body, and also his work ethic was good. I salute him,” said Prastawa.
IMGS 2022 presents 115 competent speakers in various fields. there are from politics, economics, business, sports, culture, interfaith, social, environmental to millennial leadership. The biggest millennial and Gen-Z event in the country was attended by more than 4,000 Indonesian future leaders.