PH all set for Derrick Rose tour

Michael Angelo Jugado
The Philippines is all set for the visit of former NBA MVP Derrick Rose.

HE IS COMING. The former MVP is due this weekend. Photo by EPA/Juanjo Martin.

MANILA, Philippines — Are you ready to go all in for Derrick Rose?

The former NBA MVP arrives in the country on Saturday, September 14 for a weekend of activities that will be highlighted by the grand finals of the adidas 3-on-3 basketball tournament featuring the top high school teams in Southeast Asia on Sunday, September 15 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

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The Chicago Bulls superstar will then appear in a press conference in the morning of Monday, September 16 and will end with a video game tournament in the SM Mall of Asia Atrium, where he will play against the winner of the contest.

Rose will have his second go-round in this basketball-crazy country after he played in an exhibition match with fellow NBA superstars like Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Chris Paul in 2011. 

The adidas D Rose Tour is supported by the official hotel partner, Marriott Hotel and the official hydration partner, Powerade. –

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