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PHILBOXING EXCLUSIVE -- Pacquiao receives signed jersey from Derrick Rose
By Homer D. Sayson
02 May 2015
LAS VEGAS -- Alongside his growing family and his unbridled faith, boxing is one of Manny Pacquiao's true loves.
But basketball is a beloved mistress, a sport that Pacman is heavily involved in as the playing coach of Kia Motors in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Pacquiao, who can switch from point guard to 2-guard with remarkable ease, is a big NBS fan. Among his favorites are Derrick Rose and Steph Curry.
Rose, who happens to be a Pacquaio fan, recently signed his patented No.1 jersey for the Filipino pug. On Thursday night, at his luxurious suite at the Delano Hotel, Manny received the item and was all smiles when he was shown photos of the 6-foot-3 guard inking his name on the red and white Bulls home uniform.
"Pakisabi na lang kay Derrick, thank you ulit," (Please tell Derrick thanks again), Pacquiao said.
Early this week, New Orleans Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis shipped a signed jersey to Los Angeles for Pacquiao. Manny will officially receive Davis' jersey on Monday when he returns to his swanky mansion in the city of angels. Pacquiao will also sign items for Rose and Davis. (Homer Sayson)
Photo: Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao (L) receives the Chicago Bulls jersey signed for him last week by former NBA MVP Derrick Rose. Handing Pacquiao the prized uniform is Dr. Adeline Deladisma, a correspondent for PhilBoxing and NBA Philippines.
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