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!
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.