Rockets, Pacers excited to experience Pinoy basketball-mania

24 Sep

LOCAL basketball fans are not the only ones looking forward to the first ever NBA Global Games to be held here on October 10 at the Mall of Asia Arena, but the Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers as well.

In a statement, Rockets coach Kevin McHale said he’s been hearing a lot about the Filipinos passion for the sport that he can’t wait to finally play their pre-season game with the Pacers in his first ever trip to the Philippines.

“There has been a lot of talks about the Filipino passion for basketball from those who have visited and played the game over there. We can’t wait to experience it first-hand,” said McHale, the former Boston Celtics legend.

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