Kobe Bryant will comeback in Manila on July 23, together with more NBA stars.
Two NBA MVP and five time NBA Champion Bryant, Chris Paul of New Orleans Hornets will be playing against selected PBA and Smart Gilas players. Also in the NBA line up are Kevin Durant, Derrick Williams, James Harden, Deandre Jordan and Derek Fisher.
Smart Gilas Pilipinas is the Philippine basketball team, they are now preparing for the Jones Cup in August. The national team is also playing with Kelly Williams, Jimmy Alapag, Ranidel de Ocampo, Asi Taulava and Dondon Hontiveros.
PBA will have James Yap,Marc Pingris, Mark Caguioa, JC Intal, Arwin Santos, Rabeh Al-Hussaini,Ryan Reyes, Jason Castro, Larry Fonacier, Sonny Thoss, LA Tenorio, Sol Mercado, Gary David, Gabe Norwood of Rain or Shine and Danny Seigle.
Ultimate All-Star Weekend is organized by Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas and MVP Sports Foundation. It will be on July 23 and 24 at the Araneta Coliseum.