Manny Pacquiao shows love to Fil-Am Jalen Green after being drafted 2 nd overall in NBA Draft

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Manny Pacquiao to giveaway signed merchandise
Manny Pacquiao to giveaway signed merchandise

Another historic day for the Philippines as another player with Filipino roots made it to
the NBA, well the most hype ever.
Filipino-American Jalen Green was picked second overall in the 2021 NBA Draft by the
Houston Rockets. He joined reigning Sixth Man of the Year from the Utah Jazz Jordan
Clarkson and Raymond Townsend as the only Filipinos to make it to the NBA.
The highly touted rookie received a lot of congratulations on his big day and one of
them is the eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao.
Pacquiao turned to Twitter to express his excitement for Green.
“Congratulations to @JalenGreen on getting drafted #2 overall. Looking forward to
watching your journey to becoming a superstar.”
Green has been to the Philippines twice as he participated to the National Basketball
Training Center commonly known as the NBTC. He easily captivated the Pinoy hearts
with his leaping abilities to lead to monster slams and unlimited highlights.
But despite his stardom, Green is also a huge of Pacquiao. Weeks before the draft, he
personally visited Pacquiao, not in the Wild Card Gym but in Fox Studio where they held
the kickoff pressconference for the Pacquiao-Errol Spence fight.
He then got the chance to take a photo with Pacquiao along with his belt.

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