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IN PHOTOS: Steph Curry makes a splash in Manila

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IN PHOTOS: Steph Curry makes a splash in Manila
Splash Brother and NBA MVP Steph Curry visited Manila for the first time to promote his new shoe

MANILA, Philippines – Reigning NBA MVP Steph Curry stayed in Manila for just one day but his first trip here proved memorable as fans were treated to an afternoon of highlights and giveaways.

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The other half of the Golden State Warriors’ Splash Brothers held a press conference, conducted a training camp and played in a scrimmage during his Manila visit on Saturday, September 5 as part of the Under Armour Road Show. (READ: Steph Curry: I want to be a Hall of Famer)

The NBA champion promoted his new shoe the “Curry Two.” He previously visited Tokyo and will move on to a 3-city tour in China before slowing down to prepare for the upcoming NBA season and the Warriors’ title defense. (WATCH: Steph Curry puts on a show in Manila)

Check out photos of his trip below! 

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TRAINING CAMP. During his one-day stay in Manila, Steph Curry conducted a training camp for 24 kids where he taught them his basic ball-handling and shooting drills. Photo by Czar Dancel/Rappler

SHOWTIME. The 6-foot-3 Golden State Warriors point guard put on a show, splashing, passing and breaking ankles to the fans' delight. Photo by Czar Dancel/Rappler

TURNOVER. And then there was the occasional turnover. This time Steph Curry lay flat on the floor as the kids swiped the ball from him. Photo by Czar Dancel/Rappler

SIGNATURE. The NBA champ also graciously signed items from fans during lulls in the camp. Photo by Czar Dancel/Rappler

GIVEAWAY. Steph Curry also gave a lot of balls to the eager crowd. Photo by Czar Dancel/Rappler

GREAT TIME. More importantly, he had a great time with the lucky kids sharing his knowledge of the game. Photo by Czar Dancel/Rappler

TEACHER. Steph Curry teaching the kids how to dribble really low. Photo by Czar Dancel/Rappler

FUTURE CURRY. This 5-year old showed a glimpse of his future as he handled two balls gracefully the way Steph Curry does. He also beat Curry in a one-on-one game. Photo by Czar Dancel/Rappler

SCRIMMAGE. Steph Curry granted the kids and the crowd a full 15-minute scrimmage where he impressed with his moves. Photo by Czar Dancel/Rappler

RETURN TO MANILA? Before wrapping up, Steph Curry promised he would return to Manila and next time, he says he will bring his daughter Riley with him. Photo by Czar Dancel/Rappler

– Rappler.com

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