KD9 NikeID Limited Edition release

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KD9 GSW Colorway

Last Tuesday, Kevin Durant chose a new team in free agency and today #35 was officially welcomed to his new team in an introductory press conference.  In recognition of his move to the Bay Area, Nike is offering exclusive customization of Durant’s ninth signature shoe, the KD9.

 

   Durant’s evolution has been reflected in his Nike signature shoe line and this NIKEiD customization is just the beginning of an exciting future.

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The KD9 NIKEiD shoe is available now for a limited time on nike.comMulticolor knit is limited to North America, while home and away options will release globally.

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Brgy. Ginebra 3 on 3 natonwide tournament

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Ginebra San Miguel Inc. recently announced their upcoming summer activity on GINdependence Day. One of the interesting event to all the GIN Kings fans and basketball lovers. Ginebra San Miguel will having a 3 on 3 Basketball tournament in different baranggay’s nationwide.

These Barangay teams will battle it off to be their area’s representative for the national championships. The top 16 teams from the identified areas will face-off against one another in a championship tournament that will determine this year’s three-on-three national champion.

The winning team from each area will get P3,000 plus GSMI products and a once in a lifetime chance to play for the national championships. Like the “Ginebra San Miguel” Facebook page, for more exciting news on this event.

Mechanics:

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Lebron James visit manila for the Nike Rise event.

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Last Aug 20 Cleaveland Cavaliers superstar, Lebron James visited philippines for the Nike Rise event. He visited manila way back 2013 for the witness tour. Now he’s come back to inspire young athlete including the Nike Rise Prodigies who train by the talented coaches headed by coach Chot Reyes at Nike House of Rise in mandaluyong.

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He play together with the Nike Rise Philippines’ developmental program and serve as mentor of the finalists of the Nike Rise project against the UAAP/PBA selection.

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He also show to his fans, how to dunk a king james, he electrifies and entertain the crowd. sometimes we see james dancing on the bench, we knows he really enjoy playing here in manila.

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Lebron Design court in tenement Taguig City

On his second day, he visted his fans at tenement in taguig city. He teaches kids and inspire them, how he start playing basketball way back in his childhood days.

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Lebron James Visit Manila for the Nike Rise Tour.

The 2 time NBA Champion Lebron James visited Philippines again for the Nike Rise Tour. King James visited manila last 2013 for the Witness Tour.

6     Lebron meet the media for the Press Conference at Nike House of Rise at Mandaluyong City. Lebron show his athletic moves with the other basketball superstar at Mall Of Asia Arena. James grace the Nike Rise Philippines’ developmental program and serve as mentor of the finalists of the Nike Rise project against the UAAP/PBA selection.

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And on the second day, James visit the fans and play with the kids of Tenement Taguig City. He also visit Nike store to introduce his newest shoes, Lebron 12.

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Basketball Court Lebron inspired inside the tenement in taguig City.

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During the visit at Tenement

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Nike Rise Legacy Night

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Nike Rise Legacy Night, a exhibition game featuring the future of the philippine basketball and the legends of previous generation. Its a Legacy againts the Destiny.

Also the event highlight the 3 point shoot out at the half, Allan Caidic vs. Jeff Chan, James Yap against RR Garcia and RenRen Ritualo against aljin Andaya from the Nike Rise prodigy. See videos here.

We also wait for this event to see the young generation of Tower of Power, the UCLA newest player and the back to back FIBA u18 slamdunk champion Kobe Paras.

Kobe shows some moves and dunks during ingame and at the half, dunking over nico salva and jeron teng. (Video Here).

Nike brings Paul George to manila to inspire and enable to #Rise players

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Nike basketball athlete, Paul George, was in Manila to be the first mentor to the 24 players from #Rise, Nike’s first ever reality documentary and basketball development program.

George arrived on Sunday, July 19, and dropped in on local kids playing basketball at a tenement court, getting his first immersion into Pinoy streetball.

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On July 20 George opened the House of Rise, the main training ground for Rise players, and introduced the 24 Rise players. The Rise players have embarked on a six-week journey of high-level basketball training from professional coaches led by former Gilas head coach Chot Reyes and former national player now Talk ‘N Text team manager Jimmy Alapag.

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Since July 15, the Rise players have been living like a Nike athlete – professional training every day consisting of skills drills and strength and conditioning workouts.  Training is conducted by Nike Rise coaching staff led by Coach Chot. They will be aided by elevated training tools that will help them analyze their game and get better at it, raise their level through speed, shooting and defensive exercises, and be motivated by athletes who will share their own Rise stories.

The Rise players have been equipped with the best Nike Basketball product innovations that include both training apparel and footwear. For supporters and fans, the Nike Rise collection of tees and signature athlete shoes will be available at selected Nike stores beginning July 2015.

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“There is no lack of basketball talent in the Philippines. But there may be a lack of opportunity. Every basketball player wants to reach new heights in his game so he can bring his game out there and reach his or her basketball dream. Nike wants to help them get out of their comfort zone so they can make that next step that will make them rise to the top of their game. By providing them with a professionally run basketball program and product innovations to support them, they can hopefully make their dreams come true,”said Patrick Reyes, Country Marketing Manager of Nike Philippines.

The audience can follow the 24 kids on their Rise journey until the final 12 players that comprise the Rise Team are chosen over TV5, every Sunday starting July. For behind-the-scenes and additional training content, go to Nike.com.  Keep track of online content through #Rise.