On Tuesday, January 8 as the Clippers face the Charlotte Hornets, the team will host its annual Filipino Heritage Night, co-produced with ROS Marketing Founder, Roslynn Alba Cobarrubias & supported by Cedars-Sinai, for a game dedicated to celebrating Filipino culture. The festivities will include special guests: Philippines Senator Manny Pacquiao (boxing’s only eight-division champion), a halftime performance by Apl.de.Ap of Black Eyed Peas ft. Jessica Reynoso, in-arena host Liane V., Jasmine V. performing the National Anthem and more.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
7:00 PM – Pre-game Festivities
7:30 PM – Clippers vs. Hornets
Post-game (approximately 9:30 p.m.) – Filipino Heritage Night on-court basketball game
1111 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Fans who purchase tickets at www.clippers.com/filipinoheritagenight using promo code FILIPINO will receive an Apl.de.Ap Bobblehead and a portion of the ticket sales will be donated to the Apl.de.Ap Foundation. In addition to the Filipino- themed elements throughout the night, other Filipino influencers in attendance and participating in the post-game basketball game on the court at STAPLES Center include: Don Benjamin, P-Lo, Alex Wasabi, Brian Puspos, Jules Aurora, Dante & Dion Basco, DJ E-Man, Icy Ice, E-Rock and many more.
The Apl.de.Ap Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to giving back to communities and children in the Philippines via arts and technology.
Media members interested in covering the event should RSVP to CredentialReq@clippers.com. Media outlets based internationally will need to be approved by the NBA (contact Mark Fischel – Mfischel@NBA.com).
About the L.A. Clippers
Led by Chairman Steve Ballmer, the L.A. Clippers in 2017-18 are competing in the franchise’s 49th season and 25th in Los Angeles. They are one of only two teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA) to have won 50+ games in each of the past five completed seasons and have made the postseason for the past six seasons. The Clippers are committed to the city of Los Angeles and through the L.A. Clippers Foundation, make a positive difference for children in L.A. on a daily basis. The Clippers pride themselves on being a fan-first, diverse, tech-driven franchise that is focused on winning and giving fans the best game entertainment experience possible. Visit the Clippers online at http://www.clippers.com or follow them on social media @LAClippers.