Houston Rockets VS Indiana Pacers match in Manila.

The first NBA match in the Philippines.
Houston Rockets won over Indiana Pacers in the NBA preseason match in the Philippines held at the Mall of Asia Arena. Rockets Scores 116 while Pacers scores 96.

Quarter scores: 31-24, 61-55, 84-75, 116-96.

Houston Rockets (116) – Harden 21, Casspi 17, Motiejunas 16, Parsons 15, Lin 14, Beverley 12, Howard 9, Jones 5, Brooks 5, Brewer 2, Canaan 0, Covington 0.

Indiana Pacers (96) – George 17, West 14, Johnson 11, Scola 10, G. Hill 10, Granger 9, Watson 9, Hibbert 6, Armstrong 4, Stephenson 4, Copeland 2, Mahinmi 0, Sloan 0, Butler 0, S. Hill 0.

Updated October 10 2013.

NBAs Rockets and Pacers Arrived in Manila.
A lot of Filipino NBA fans now regret for not buying the pre-selling of tickets 4 months ago of NBAs Indiana Pacers and Houston Rockets match at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.
The only tickets available are on the courtside with the price of almost P35,000 and P52,000 which are half of my salary for one year when I was in the Philippines.
The whole team has arrived and they are doing press conferences, pre-show and practices for the match on October 10, 2013.

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June 1 2013

Tickets Pre-Selling.
The Filipino fans is going to have a chance to watch the live match of Houston Rockets versus Indiana Pacers at the SM Mall Of Asia Arena on October 10, 2013. Filipinos are the biggest basketball fans in Asia.

The whole teams will be in Manila "The entire team will be here, the managers, the dancers, the mascots, The whole NBA experience. They gotta be ready  for the 2013-14 season of NBA." said Scott Levy, NBA Senior Vice President and managing Director of NBA Asia.

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Tickets are set to be available at all SM ticket outlet and at www.smtickets.com on June 16, 2013 at exactly 10 am. The cheapest ticket is P550.00 while the most expensive is P32,300.

official tickets prices:

Premium A Red - PHP 32,300

Premium B Green - PHP 27,000

Section C Blue - PHP 8,400

Section D Orange- PHP 4,200

Section E Gray - PHP 550Mall of Asia Arena

The Pacers and the Rockets match will be the first time that two NBA teams will play against each other in the Philippines as part of an official league activity. Remember that in 1979 NBAs Washington Bullets went to the Philippines before for an exhibition game against a collections of PBA locals and imports at the Araneta Coliseum, and in 2011 NBA Superstars led by Kobe Bryant played two games against PBA selections and Smart Gilas.