Manny Pacquiao will be watching the New York Knicks host the Portland TrailBlazers at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 5 (Wednesday) as part of the promotional tour of his April 12 rematch with Tim Bradley.
Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum said yesterday that Pacquiao will fly to New York immediately after the kick off leg of the press tour in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
Pacquiao, a die-hard NBA follower and is a fan of the Boston Celtics ands Los Angeles Lakers, is scheduled to leave for the US Sunday night and should be back in the country this weekend.
An owner of a local basketball squad, Pacquiao regularly plays hoops and in fact includes it as a part of his training. (Nick Giongco)