Bruce Bowen to celebrate NBA Finals with fans in the Philippines
NBA.com Global on May 28, 2018 03:57 PM
SAN ANTONIO - JUNE 17: Tim Duncan and Bruce Bowen (R) of the San Antonio Spurs wave to the fans during the NBA championship parade down the San Antonio River walk June 17, 2007 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
NBA PH press release
MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that three-time NBA Champion Bruce Bowen will visit the Philippines to celebrate the NBA Finals with Filipino fans. As part of his trip, Bowen will attend two NBA Finals viewing parties for fans hosted by NBA broadcast partner Solar and participate in NBA Cares community outreach efforts.
“I look forward to visiting the Philippines to enjoy the NBA Finals alongside Filipino fans,” said Bowen. “I’ve heard so much about the Philippines and their basketball fandom, and I can’t wait to experience it for myself.”
Bowen will attend the viewing parties hosted by NBA broadcast partner Solar for Games 1 and 2 of the 2018 NBA Finals on June 1 and 4 at the Eastwood City Mall Activity Center and Buffalo Wild Wings in Glorietta 2 respectively. Bowen will also appear on #NBAStreamSquad, a digital show featuring local influencers that will preview the NBA Finals. Fans can catch Bowen and the #NBAStreamSquad live on June 3 at the Eastwood City Mall Activity Center and on the NBA Philippines Facebook page on May 31 and June 3.
As part of NBA Cares efforts, Bowen will also help lead a basketball clinic with 40 boys and girls at the NBA-revitalized basketball court at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines College of Engineering on June 2.
Bowen, a 6’7” forward from California, was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Miami Heat in 1997. A three-time NBA champion with the San Antonio Spurs, he was selected to the NBA All-Defensive First Team from 2004-2008 and Second Team from 2001-2003.
The 2018 NBA Finals will be televised beginning June 1 in the Philippines on ABS-CBN, S+A, Basketball TV and NBA Premium TV, and will also be available on NBA League Pass.