Arenas to join Iverson in Manila charity event


Posted at Aug 21 2014 12:46 PM | Updated as of Aug 22 2014 03:05 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Former NBA All-Star Gilbert Arneas will return to Manila in November when he joins former NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Allen Iverson in a charity basketball event.

Arenas, a three-time NBA All-Star, will join Iverson for "All In," a basketball fundraiser for the benefit of Gawad Kalinga, on November 5 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

He will be teaming up with another former NBA player, Eddy Curry, and a local selection composed of players from the PBA, the UAAP, and the NCAA, and play against the Ball Up Streetball All-Stars, who will be coached by Iverson.

"I'm excited to come back and see everyone in the Philippines," said Arenas, who last visited Manila six years ago. "I can still remember the warmth and love I received from my Filipino fans."

"I'm so honored and blessed to be a part of this event and help build homes for the poor," he added.

Tickets for "All In" are already available at all SM Tickets outlets, PcWorx branches, and online at

Ticket prices are at P6,500 (VIP), P5,500 (patron), P4,000 (lower box), P2,000 (upper box) and P600 (general admission).