The Philippines Basketball Association (PBA) has secured a sponsorship deal with pizza chain Papa John's.
The agreement, sealed by Filipino franchise holder Berjaya Pizza Philippines, will see Papa John's become the official pizza of the PBA during the 2013 season. It will form part of the company's drive to become involved in basketball sponsorship and development in the Phillipines, complementing partnerships with the likes of college team San Beda Red Lions.
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PBA commissioner Angelico Salud said: "We are thankful that this partnership came into fruition. Not only will Papa John's Pizza provide us with the quality pizzas that the brand is known for, they will also be our partners as we pursue some of our activities and advocacies."