Gilas Pilipinas to face 12 NBA Stars at Smart Araneta Coliseum


Before heading to Spain for the FIBA World Cup, Gilas Pilipinas will face Fibr NBA All-Stars in one epic occasion deemed as the biggest basketball charity event in the Philippines – PLDT’s Last Home Stand.

After winning 3rd place in FIBA Asia Cup, the Philippine National Basketball Team is back to do 2 exhibition games with 12 NBA Superstars including Blake Griffin, Kawhi Leonard, James Harden, Damian Lillard and more along with coach John Lucas at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on July 22 – 23, 2014.

Some of the NBA stars for the Gilas Last Home Stand made an appearance at the press conference at the NBA Cafe in SM Aura.


Coach Chot Reyes said “Hello everybody, puso puso!! Thank you to you guys for coming here. We will show you the passion we have for basketball”

Kawhi Leonard, Damian Lillard, James Harden, DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry, Brandon Jennings, and Terrence Ross answered all the questions from the press. Missing in action during the presscon, Blake and Paul are set to arrive tonight to join an all-star cast of NBA players who will play two exhibition games against the national team on Tuesday and Wednesday. The games will serve as Gilas’ final appearances on local soil before leaving for the United States on July 25 for another set of preparations for the FIBA World Cup in Spain in late August.

Aside from the mythical roster, another anticipated event awaits the viewers – the 3-point shootout, slam dunk exhibition and a special show by the Air Elite Dunkers. Smart Araneta Coliseum is expected to be teeming with enthusiastic basketball fans who have waited for this all-star match-up. Get ready to say wow at PLDT’s Last Home Stand – the biggest basketball charity event in the Philippines.

Tickets for The Last Home Stand All-Star Charity Event are still available at, Ticketnet outlets or call 911 5555

The Last Home Stand Manila 2014 All-Star Charity Event

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