TEAM RISE’S FINAL MATCH AGAINST ELITE VARSITY PLAYERS CONCLUDES NIKE RISE PROGRAM

Nike Rise concluded its 6-week program with a final match held Sunday, August 23 at the House of Rise in Mandaluyong City. The 12 Rise kids and two reserves played against a team of elite players from the UAAP, NCAA and Discovery Perlas Pilipinas. The Rise players were : #1 ALGIN ANDAYA#3 ROLAND PATRIC “Soy” VINASOY#7 KRISTINE ‘Tintin” CAYABYAB#11 NELSON “Pogi” DE OCERA#13 DEAN “The Dean” FUDOTAN#14 KHERLIE PINO#16 JAIR BORNE MARABE#17 JUDE LUKE BULAN#18 MICHAEL ANGELO “Mico” PINGOL#22 NORMAN “MadMax” TORBELLES#24 JOHN PAUL “JP The Fighting Irish” FERNANDEZ#25 VINCENT…

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LEBRON JAMES VISITS MANILA TO INSPIRE AND MENTOR YOUNG FILIPINO BASKETBALL PLAYERS

Manila, Philippines, August 21 2015 – Basketball superstar LeBron James was in Manila for over 2 days from August 20 to 21, as part of the LeBron James Rise Tour to mentor the Rise players, inspiring them and young Filipinos to realize their true potential. During his visit, James met with local street-ball children, played at an exhibition game and launched the new LeBron 12 Low. He also introduced the final 12 Rise players who will play their final game as part of the Rise program on August 23, 2015.…

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NIKE BRINGS LEBRON JAMES BACK TO INSPIRE FILIPINO YOUTHS

LeBron James will be in Manila to inspire and mentor the final Rise team Manila, Philippines, August 12 2015 – Nike is bringing back two-time NBA champion and four-time MVP LeBron James to Manila to mentor the Rise players.  James will also announce members of the final Rise team on August 20 and will continue to inspire the young athletes to leave their comfort zone and get better in the game like never before.   LeBron’s #RISE Story LeBron James broke into the scene during his formative years in high…

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NIKE RISE INSPIRING FILIPINO YOUTHS TO REALIZE THEIR TRUE BASKETBALL POTENTIAL

Nike’s first-ever reality documentary basketball program in the Philippines, bringing the best in innovation and training to enable athletes to rise beyond their limits   Manila, Philippines, 23 June 2015 – Nike announced the launch of Rise in the Philippines today, its first ever reality documentary and basketball development program. The program hopes to inspire young Filipinos to discover that the ability to rise is in everyone, raise their game and realize their true basketball potential.   This is the first time Nike is bringing such an opportunity to Philippines’…

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