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Jordan Clarkson poses with fans in the Philippines.
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Clarkson Makes Splash in the Philippines

by Joey Ramirez
Digital Reporter

Fresh off being named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team, Jordan Clarkson made a trip out to the Philippines, where the league’s only current Filipino-American player spent some time meeting his fans overseas.

LA Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson has arrived in Manila! Take a sneak peek at his arrival earlier today! #NBAinPH

Posted by NBA Philippines on Thursday, May 21, 2015

Part of Clarkson’s trip included hosting an NBA Cares clinic alongside Utah’s Trey Burke and four-time champion Horace Grant.

From the #nbacafè had a great time with everybody that came out see you guys again Sunday

A photo posted by Jordan Clarkson (@jclark5on) on

Proud of his roots, Clarkson was fully immersed in his first ever trip to the Philippines.

Most fun I have had in a long time, such a joy being a part of this. #nbacares

A photo posted by Jordan Clarkson (@jclark5on) on

Before Clarkson flew back to the United States on Saturday, he was sure to leave the Philippines with a few highlights to remember him by.

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