WE WERE THERE: Nike Presents KD in Manila

Rise. Grind. Shine. Again.

The challenge was simple. Work for it. Live for it. Bask in it. Do it again. Wash. Rinse. Repeat.

For a weekend, KD called Manila home. Home to his Larry O’Brien trophy, home to his brand new Nike KD11, home to his work.

Deep down, underneath it all, there’s a pure passion for hoops that makes KD tick. As soon as he arrived in the Philippines, he knew: that love for the game had found its home too.

(READ: KD in Manila: Rising, grinding, shining for the future)