Wednesday, April 2, 2014
PBA All-Stars to play at SM Mall of Asia Arena
Finally, you can watch live selected players of the PBA who will have to compete and have a special match with the Gilas Pilipinas players that will pave the way for them to be more competitive as a team in this coming league on FIBA Basketball World Cup in August.
Some of the Philippine Basketball Association’s (PBA) greatest will play at the Mall of Asia Arena and selected SM Supermalls at the annual PBA-All Star Weekend on April 3 – 6, 2014. The weekend will kick-off with challenges where current champions Jonas Villanueva (Air 21), Mark Cardona (Air 21) and Chris Ellis (Barangay Ginebra) will be defending their titles.
Highlights of the weekend are Skills Challenge and PBA Greats vs Stalwarts. This will start at 6:30PM on April 4, 2014. The weekend will end with the much anticipated PBA All-Stars vs Gilas Pilipinas game on April 6, 2014, 5:00PM. The weekend will also include basketball clinics, hospital visits, medical visits, meet and greet, referee clinics and coaches clinics.
National Team Coach Chot Reyes will be leading the Gilas Pilipinas team composed of Jayson Castro, Justin Melton, Gabe Norwood, Ranidel de Ocampo, and Junmar Fajardo. The PBA All-Star team will have a starting line-up of Mark Barocca, James Yap, Chris Ellis, Mac Baracael, and Greg Slaughter.
The Mall of Asia Arena, operated by SM Lifestyle Entertainment, Inc., has a seating capacity of 15,000, with a full-house capacity of 20,000. It has been the venue for world class concerts and sports events in the country. The Mall of Asia Arena, through to its commitment to change the game and elevate entertainment for the Filipino audience, guarantees a world-class events and entertainment experience to its audience.
For April 4, 2014, 6:30PM, ticket prices are as follows: VIP (Courtside) - PHP 1,410; Patron A - PHP 1,230.00; Patron B – PHP 1,140; Lower Box A – PHP 1,005.00; Lower Box B – PHP 960.00; Lower Box C – PHP 915.00; Upper Box – PHP 475.00; and General Admission – PHP 340.00.
For April 6, 2014, 5:00PM, ticket prices are as follows: VIP (Courtside) - PHP 1,550; Patron A - PHP 1,350.00; Patron B – PHP 1,250; Lower Box A – PHP 1,100.00; Lower Box B – PHP 1,050.00; Lower Box C – PHP 1,000.00; Upper Box – PHP 525.00; and General Admission – PHP 375.00.
You can buy tickets at SM Tickets outlets nationwide or visit their website at https://www.smtickets.com/.
SM Lifestyle Entertainment Incorporated or SMLEI is the educational, sports, and recreational arm of SM Prime Holdings Inc. that offers the best in movies, events, leisure and technology. Starting with SM Cinema, the largest cinema exhibitor in the country, as its sole marque, the company grew into 12 major brands in just a short span of five years. Currently tucked under its belt are brands such as Director’s Club Cinema, IMAX Theatre, WM Cinemas, SM Skating Rink, SM Bowling Center, SM Science Center, Snack Time, ePLUS and SM Tickets. SMLEI aims to promote bonding activities among Filipino families and friends, through entertainment and leisure facilities, while advocating the ease of use and personalized service created to complement the Filipino lifestyle.