Kobe Bryant in Manila on July 21

Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard and 2009 NBA Finals MVP Kobe Bryant will be going to Manila on July 21 as part of a six-city tour in Asia sponsored by Nike.

He is also set to visit Singapore, Taipei, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Chengdu. The tour gives Bryant a chance to check back on young Asians he met in previous tours. He last visited Manila in 2007.

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Nike will also launch its latest design Nike Dream Season, which is part of Bryant’s signature shoe collection sold exclusively in Asia.