After an 18 hour commute from Indianapolis via Anchorage, Alaska, the Indiana Pacers arrived in the sunny climes of Manila, Philippines on Sunday which was actually Monday...I think. Regardless, the time zone Olympics required to get to Manila is part of the reason the Pacers and Houston Rockets will spend a few days touring the area and practicing before playing the first of two games on their trip together on Thursday.
Of course, the essence of the Pacers arrival was captured on Twitter along with a few other reports out of Manila which lead the links today.:
Twitter / David Benner: Airport workers greet Pacers on arrival at Manila.
Twitter / Paul George: After 18hrs of flying.. Manila #PacerNation is in the house lol
Twitter / Ian Mahinmi: Philippines baby!!!
Twitter / Pacers: We have arrived at Global Games in Manila
Twitter / Pacers: One of the special guests ... Jalen Rose in Manila
Twitter / David Benner: George Hill and Paul George contemplating fishing in Manila Bay
Twitter / Orlando Johnson: the smiles and excitement in people's eyes when they see us walking around. #priceless @Paul_George24 @Quietstorm_32 @dsloan15 Block HIlton
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