LeBron James Makes First Visit to Philippines for Nike Basketball Tour

By - July 26th, 2013

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As part of his Witness History Tour, LeBron James touched down this week in Manila for his first visit to the Philippines, as well as his first trip outside the U.S. following the Heat’s second consecutive NBA title. Though the visit lasted just 24 hours, LeBron made the most of his time, kicking off the tour at Nike Park in Bonifacio Global City, where he welcomed hundreds of fans for a Q&A session. Later, Bron participated in a basketball showcase at the Mall of Asia Arena, the full house getting the chance to see the four-time league MVP conduct a training session with athletes from the high school, collegiate and professional levels. The main event culminated with James coaching youth participants in an exhibition game against a team of Nike athletes that included professional and national team players. Throughout his visit, Bron actively engaged the scores of young athletes he encountered, conveying the message to chase their dreams and find their own greatness, even as they help to shape the future landscape of Philippines basketball. Check out the photo recap below.

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