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Manny Pacquiao to coach basketball

Updated: June 10, 2014, 4:07 PM ET
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MIAMI -- Manny Pacquiao is getting into Erik Spoelstra's line of work.

Pacquiao is taking over as a basketball coach in the Philippine Basketball Association. The longtime boxing champion was introduced this week as the coach of a new Kia team in that league, with the season opening in October.

Even though Spoelstra is wildly popular in the Philippines, the coach of the two-time defending NBA champion Miami Heat might have just lost his title as that nation's favorite basketball ...

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