LeBron thanks ‘patient’ Philippines for welcoming him back

first_imgBishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees James is in the country for his Strive for Greatness Tour sports giant Nike organized.The four-time NBA MVP was supposed to visit the country in September of 2016 but it was cancelled due to “logistical challenges.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’It took almost a year for James’ return to happen and he fulfilled his promise with a private session with members of the Gilas program and the media.“I’m thankful for you guys accepting me with open arms,” said James. Photo by Sherwin Vardeleon/INQUIRERLeBron James thanked the hoops-crazed nation for welcoming him back for the third time after his 2016 visit was postponed.“First of all thanks for being patient, I told you guys I’d come back,” said James Saturday at Kerry Sports during his media session.ADVERTISEMENT Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies James spent the afternoon guiding the press and select Gilas Pilipinas players in an intense workout.RELATED VIDEO Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay MOST READ View comments Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Sharapova throws shade at Wozniacki: Where is she? Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Black Nazarene back in Quiapo Church in record time PLAY LIST 00:55Black Nazarene back in Quiapo Church in record time01:04Sold-out: Stores run out of face masks after Taal spews ash02:54Praise, festivities at Quiapo Church ahead of Black Nazarene’s return01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite LATEST STORIESlast_img read more