LOOK: Pinoy athletes celebrate greatness with LeBron James
ABS-CBN Sports on Sep 02, 2017 09:23 PM
Once in a lifetime.
A handful of lucky Pinoy athletes got the chance of a lifetime to get close to Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James, a player who needs no introductions.
In a celebration of greatness, people from the local sporting scene rightfully shared some proof online that they were indeed a part of King James' historic third visit to our hoops-crazy nation, immortalizing a moment when they were able to be around a once-in-a-generation talent.
The list of Pinoy athletes includes volleyball superstar Alyssa Valdez:
Past and current Philippine basketball team members like Kiefer Ravena, Mike Tolomia, Japeth Aguilar, Jeff Chan, and Kai Sotto:
With king James!!!👑🤙🏽 pic.twitter.com/jm9esEScAd— Cris Michael Tolomia (@miketolomia13) September 2, 2017
Jimmy Alapag, and most of Gilas Pilipinas 2.0:
Post game pic: Pinoy Sakuragi made it!! @jeanmarc15 Gilas 2.0 almost complete. Missing @saginghilaw15 @douthitmarcus @larfon12 S/O to my Nike family @jappyparulan @jinoboy5 @patrickreyes007 for the special Gilas reunion with my brothers for life!! MOA Arena will always be a special place... #LebronJames #StriveForGreatnessTour #TeamNike #NikeAthlete #OnceGilasAlwaysGilas #FIBAAsia 📷 c/o @teamrdo
Local volleyball player Ysay Marasigan:
Meanwhile, here's Baser Amer, Ray Parks Jr., RR Pogoy, Almond Vosotros, and company:
It's just proof that the local stars we're venerating have all been looking up to an even bigger icon in LeBron James.