Kobe Bryant coming back to Manila on August 12

NBA superstar Kobe Bryant will be returning to Manila, Philippines on August 12, 2013 as part of a promotional tour for Lenovo Mobile.

Kobe Bryant in Manila, August 12
Kobe Bryant in Manila, August 12
A report on Interaksyon.com says the Chinese tech giant announced the event via Lenovo Mobile Philippines’ Facebook page.

“Kobe Bryant is coming back to Manila! Mark this date, August 12, 2013! Watch this space for more updates,” the wall post said.

The Los Angeles Lakers guard, who is recovering from a torn Achilles tendon injury, does love visiting the country. It will be his fourth time here.

In 2011, he came to Manila to play in exhibition games with other NBA players and to kick off his 5-city promotional tour sponsored by a shoe and apparel maker.