NBA Star Jalen Green and Global Artist Jayson Atienza Team Up to Celebrate Filipino Heritage

Houston Rockets star Jalen Green and world-renowned artist Jayson Atienza came together during the 2022-23 NBA season to celebrate their shared Filipino heritage, organized by CloseUp360.

From Jalen and Jayson’s first remote meeting and Jayson’s creative process, to the two connecting with hundreds of fans in Houston at the Rockets’ Filipino Heritage Night and Jayson unveiling his customized painting and basketballs for Jalen, go on a journey through their special cultural experience. The collaboration celebrates May’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.