Close  
  • share this

LeBron thanks ‘patient’ Philippines for welcoming him back

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 07:14 PM September 02, 2017

Photo by Sherwin Vardeleon/INQUIRER

LeBron James thanked the hoops-crazed nation for welcoming him back for the third time after his 2016 visit was postponed.

“First of all thanks for being patient, I told you guys I’d come back,” said James Saturday at Kerry Sports during his media session.

ADVERTISEMENT

James is in the country for his Strive for Greatness Tour sports giant Nike organized.

The four-time NBA MVP was supposed to visit the country in September of 2016 but it was cancelled due to “logistical challenges.”

FEATURED STORIES

It took almost a year for James’ return to happen and he fulfilled his promise with a private session with members of the Gilas program and the media.

“I’m thankful for you guys accepting me with open arms,” said James.

James spent the afternoon guiding the press and select Gilas Pilipinas players in an intense workout.

RELATED VIDEO

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Cleveland Cavaliers, Lebron James, Manila, NBA, Philippines, Sports, Strive for greatness tour
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
newsinfo

Palace not certain if Duterte will endorse candidates

January 22, 2019 05:37 AM

newsinfo

Bicam clash looms as Senate OKs budget bill

January 22, 2019 05:33 AM

newsinfo

DFA execs deny passport data breach

January 22, 2019 05:31 AM

newsinfo

Senate, House agree: PCGG, OGCC won’t be abolished

January 22, 2019 05:30 AM




© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.