MANILA, Philippines – (UPDATE 1) The Indiana Pacers and the Houston Rockets arrived in Manila on Monday morning for the NBA Global Games.
The Pacers and the Rockets will face off on Thursday at the Mall of Asia Arena in the first ever pre-season game to be held in Manila.
Prior to the highly-anticipated game, the two NBA teams will also hold NBA Cares events at the MOA Arena as well as selected areas in the metro.
Former NBA player Jalen Rose traveled with the Pacers to Manila. Another former NBA player, Ron Harper, arrived in the country last week and has been conducting NBA Cares events.