After the announcement of Lebron James visit in Manila, another National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar is set to visit Manila next month.
Two-time MVP and 5-time champion Kobe Bryant will visit the Philippines on August 12 as part of a Lenovo Mobile promotional tour. Lenovo confirmed the news via Twitter account @LenovoMobilePH Monday night, July 16.
So we're bringing Kobe to Manila! Who wants to chill out with the Black Mamba? Give us a shout out w/ hashtag #WalangIwanan – GO!
— Team Lenovo Mobile (@LenovoMobilePH) July 16, 2013
It’s was also announced via Lenovo Mobile Philippines official Facebook account.
“Kobe Bryant is coming back to Manila! Mark this date, August 12, 2013,” the post read, along with a photo of Bryant with the phrase “Walang Iwanan.”
Bryant was last in the country in 2011 for a Nike event and for a couple of exhibition games with fellow NBA players.