Warrirors star Curry due in Manila anew
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry | AP File Photo
MANILA, Philippines — Another NBA champion is due for a visit to Manila.
Stephen Curry of the 2018 NBA titlists Golden State Warriors is set to reprise another Asian tour that will include a Philippine stop, marking the fourth time he'll make rounds in multiple Asian countries.
According to sporting brand Under Armour, Curry, the NBA’s lone recipient of back-to-back Most Valuable Player Awards, will be visiting Wuhan, China, and Tokyo, Japan,. The tour begins on September 5.
4 years. 3 World Championships. 2 MVPs. @StephenCurry30 continues to work hard each day to prepare for next season. And on September 5, @UABasketball will bring him, his mindset and his will to win to the Philippines, China and Japan. Manila, Wuhan and Tokyo – get ready! pic.twitter.com/x0DBGMW8yr— Under Armour News (@UAnews) July 11, 2018
Just last Sunday, Curry’s teammate and fellow former MVP Kevin Durant was in town for a promotional tour with Nike.
Curry’s first visit to the capital was in 2015 where he also also engaged young Filipino ballers in a light five-on-five game.
Last month, adidas brought Rookie of the Year finalist and Utah Jazz member Donovan Mitchell.