Thursday, August 13, 2015

Un-basketball Facts about LeBron James and FREE tickets to his August 20 Manila visit


Do we really need an introduction for LeBron James?

Well, for those who just came out under the rock after a decade, LeBron is currently playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has won two NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, two NBA Finals MVP Awards, two Olympic gold medals, an NBA scoring title, and the NBA Rookie of the Year Award. He has also been selected to 11 NBA All-Star teams, 11 All-NBA teams, and six All-Defensive teams, and is the Cavaliers' all-time leading scorer.

Now whether your a LeBron fanatic to hater (well, I doubt if you're the latter since you are reading this post), I'm pretty sure you'd love to know this list of 10 un-basketball facts about King James:

1. LeBron has brains while studying at Saint Vincent-Saint Mary High School. His favorite subject was Earth Science.

2. While still in high school, LeBron has already created a buzz among basketball fans. His autograph then was sold on eBay for $104.

3. US President Barack Obama said on seven different occasions that he hoped LeBron would sign with his hometown team Chicago Bulls.

4. LeBron hosted a 2007 episode of NBC’s "Saturday Night Live."

5. LeBron’s love of the baseball team New York Yankees resulted in the Bronx Bomber-inspired Air Zoom V LeBron.

6. In 2008, LeBron became the first African-American man to appear on the cover of Vogue, a women’s fashion magazine.

7. In 2012 LeBron became the new spokesman for Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins Ice Cream in Asia.

8. LeBron loves cereal. Among his favorites are Fruity Pebbles, Frosted Flakes and Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

9. LeBron’s favorite rapper is Jay-Z.

10. LeBron shoots right handed, but eats and writes with his left hand.

Cool facts, right? Well, here's another fact that you certainly want to hear: Nike will bring LeBron to Manila for the second time on August 20, 1015.

How to get your FREE ticket/s:

Fans are welcome to personally see LeBron James and hear how he inspires all to “Rise Beyond Belief” with the LeBron James Rise Tour on August 20th at the Mall of Asia of Arena. Gates open at 6:00PM. Tickets for the evening can be obtained by registering on http://gonike.me/LebronJamesRiseTour starting 9:00AM on August 14 until 11:59PM of the same day.

Fans who successfully register will need to bring their confirmation email and valid ID on the designated times and dates at Nike stores from August 15 to 18 to pick up their tickets. Fans can enjoy a custom “Rise Beyond Belief” photo booth exclusively at Nike Park Fort in Taguig and be part of a special LeBron James photo mosaic.

So mark your calendar and make sure you have a great internet connection because the FREE tickets are only good while supply last. Good luck!


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