Allen Iverson greets Pinoy fans

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 01 2014 12:26 AM | Updated as of Aug 01 2014 08:26 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Eleven-time time NBA All Star Allen "A.I" Iverson, who will visit Manila in November, has sent a video greeting to local basketball fans.

The former NBA star, who played for the Philadelphia 76ers, will coach a team of street ballers against a local selection at the Mall of Asia Arena on November 5.

"Hey, you what's up Philippines? This is me AI... see me on a trip at the Mall of Asia Arena, be there," said “The Answer” in a video.

He is also lined up for a series of charity events, including a exhibition game that that will benefit Gawad Kalinga.

Fellow NBA player Stephon Marbury, for his part, encouraged hoops fans to welcome the former 2001 NBA Most Valuable Player.

“To the Filipino people, how ya doin'? Miss the Philippines already. My man, A.I. ‘The Answer ‘is on his way, make sure you show him your Filipino love,” he said.