Kobe Bryant, Tyreke Evans (Sacramento Kings), DeAndre Jordan (LA Clippers), James Harden (Oklahoma City Thunder), Chris Paul (New Orleans Hornets), and Derrick LeRon Williams (Minnesota Timberwolves) will be visiting Manila, Philippines.
They will be playing 2 exhibition games against a PBA All-Star squad and Smart Gilas Pilipinas on July 23 and 24, respectively at the Araneta Coliseum. Two other players which have yet to be named will also join Kobe’s team. The PBA All-Star team will be coached by Chot Reyes that includes James Yap, Marc Pingris, Gary David, LA Tenorio, Mark Caguioa, Alex Cabagnot, and Arwind Santos. Smart-Gilas includes Asi Taulava, Dondon Hontiverso, Jimmy Alapag and Kelly Williams.