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Breathtaking Nike Ad Proves Love Of Basketball Transcends Borders, Reigns Supreme In Philippines

Basketball has often been called the most popular sport in the Philippines. Even the country's best-known athlete, boxing champ Manny Pacquiao, is a big fan and plans to play hoops professionally.

Now Nike has captured the passion in a recent ad. From rural outposts to gritty urbanscapes, the spot offers a visual banquet of a national obsession, all done to a spoken-word version of "My Way."

While few followers of basketball need a reminder of its global reach, Nike has a knack for bringing it home.