First time in the history of Philippine Basketball, LG Electronics Philippines will be bringing in the Korean Commercial League Champion LG Sakers to our country to face the arguably most famous pro-basketball team in the Pearl of The Orient Barangay Ginebra San Miguel on September 9, 2014, 4PM at the historic Smart-Araneta Coliseum.
As per LG Electronics Facebook Page:
Witness history unfold as basketball archrivals, South Korea and the Philippines, go head-to-head in a match you will never forget.
LG Electronics, in cooperation with Korean Basketball League and Philippine Basketball Association, presents Korea's Champion LG Sakers vs. Philippines' favorite Barangay Ginebra San Miguel basketball game.
Join us on September 9, 2014, 6:00 PM at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Let's make history happen. Stay tuned for ticket details.
South Korea vs. the Philippines
South Korea’s seasoned champions, the LG Sakers leads the attendance rankings in eight out of 10 seasons of the Korean Basketball League (KBL). It is the team supported by LG Electronics which is headquartered in the city of Changwon in Gyeongsang.
Playing against the LG Sakers and representing the Philippines in the Asian Basketball Showdown is one of the pioneering teams in PBA history—the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel. Emerging as one of the most popular teams among Filipinos, the team currently holds eight PBA titles and has become one of the all-time fan favorites.
LG Electronics Philippines managing director Mr. Sung Woo Nam said, “This is history in the making. We are treating Filipinos to a one-of-a-kind opportunity to witness firsthand the excitement of watching Korean and Filipino cagers clash at the hard court.”
He continued, “LG, as a consumer-centric company, delivers experiences like this that make our consumers say – as conveyed by our mantra – Life’s Good.”