PBA: Pingris, DOTA boys raise nearly P400k through Lockdown Games


Posted at Mar 30 2020 03:42 PM

MANILA, Philippines -- Stars of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) have raised nearly P400,000 for frontliners through their "Lockdown Games" initiative.

"Target namin to raise P1 million para sa PGH," said Magnolia's Marc Pingris, who is spearheading the event. "Naka halos P400k na tayo."


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The Lockdown Games features Pingris and June Mar Fajardo playing their favorite games, along with Japeth Aguilar and Kiefer Ravena. 

Other gamers can also join and play Marvel Super War, Call of Duty Mobile and DOTA2.

The PBA stars will play DOTA2 Showmatch on April 6, with the event to be livestreamed on Mineski's Facebook account.

Pingris continues to encourage fans to participate and donate.

"Panoorin niyo kami nila Junemar, Japeth at Kiefer maglaro sa April 6 para makatulong sa ating mga frontliners," he said through Instagram.

"Salamat sa lahat ng sumali, nag-donate at sumusuporta. Pero higit sa lahat, salamat sa ating mga bayani sa inyong laban para sa bayan," he added.

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