Jordan Clarkson to Filipinos: See you all very soon
MANILA, Philippines – Filipino-American NBA player Jordan Clarkson is hyped to don the Philippine colors in the 2018 Asian Games.
The Cleveland Cavalier took to his Facebook account to express his gratitude and excitement for the work that has been put in for him to play in the quadrennial meet.
"PUSO! My heart is full of gratitude for everyone who helped make this happen. See you all very soon," Clarkson wrote.
The NBA granted Clarkson a "special one-time exception" to see action for the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. (LOOK: NBA grants Jordan Clarkson 'one-time exception')
Asian Games chef de mission Richard Gomez announced on Tuesday, August 14, that Clarkson had been cleared to play by the Indonesia Asian Games Organizing Committee (INASGOC), the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), and the NBA. (READ: Jordan Clarkson cleared for 2018 Asian Games)
Clarkson will arrive in Jakarta on Thursday, August 16, and will serve as the country's flag-bearer in the opening ceremonies on Saturday, August, 18 in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Jordan Clarkson to be PH 2018 Asian Games flag-bearer)
Clarkson will debut against China on Tuesday, August 21. – Rappler.com