LOOK: Joint statement by SBP and NBA on Jordan Clarkson

NBA.com Global on Aug 15, 2018 01:39 PM
LOOK: Joint statement by SBP and NBA on Jordan Clarkson
CLEVELAND, OH - FEBRUARY 27: Jordan Clarkson #8 of the Cleveland Cavaliers handles the ball against the Brooklyn Nets on February 27, 2018 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA and SBP press release

MANILA – The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) jointly issued the following statement regarding the participation of Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson in the 2018 Asian Games:

“After continued communication between the SBP and the NBA over the past few days, we were able to come together to pave the way for Jordan Clarkson to represent the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games.  The SBP and the NBA have a longstanding relationship of working together to grow the game of basketball in the Philippines, and we share in the excitement of fans across the country and wish Gilas Pilipinas the very best in Indonesia.”

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