Saturday, August 22, 2015

Minnesota Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio Takes On Manila with adidas

Despite the bad weather, it didn't stop NBA player Ricky Rubio of the Minnesota Timberwolves to meet the media and the fans and tour around and take on Manila. An avid traveller himself, Rubio dreamed on visiting Manila and heard how crazy in a fun way Pinoys about basketball.
Ricky Rubio with local adidas endorsers the Boys Night Out hosts.

Having seen our Philippine team play back in Spain when he played for the home team, he said that our players shows potential in NBA. As a Spaniard, he also plays football to keep himself in shape. As an adidas endorser, Ricky wears the new Crazy Light Boost. He shares that being part of adidas is like being part of the family.

He also heard about how crazy Pinoys are about our street basketball since we have at least one basketball court in every baranggay. If you seen him in Intramuros and in Gatorade Hoops Center in Mandaluyong, do join the trend online with the hashtag #TakeOnSummer as he participates with local personalities.

For aspiring basket players who wanted to make it in the big leagues, Ricky Rubio shares these 5 qualities: Passion, "Share the ball"(remember, it's a team sport), Be smart, Work hard, and Enjoy what you do.

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