Good news to all NBA fans here in the Philippines! The NBA is holding a preseason game on Oct. 10, 2013 at the Mall of Asia Arena featuring the Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers.
NBA commissioner David Stern made the official announcement via a video message that was shown at the MOA Arena. “It is only fitting that we bring the NBA preseason game to Philippine shores. This is definitely history in the making,” declared Mr. Hans T. Sy, President SM Prime Holdings, Inc.
“Filipino basketball fans are among the world and we thank you for supporting us”, according to Commissioner Stern. “The Philippines is an ideal setting for the Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers to take part in a showcase of our game and give fans in the region a memorable NBA experience.”
The upcoming game is part of the NBA’s comprehensive global games schedule that will have eight teams play in eight cities in six countries this October. The tour will also feature the Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Philadelphia 76ers and Washington Wizards.
For ticket prices, check out ph.nba.com, www.mallofasia-arena.com, and visit their Facebook page and Twitter for more information and updates about the preseason game.