Ray Parks blasts MPBL for its Fil-foreign rule

first_imgLATEST STORIES The son of seven-time PBA Best Import Bobby Ray Parks Sr. expressed his disgust on his Twitter account saying how can a league label him a foreigner when he was born and raised in the Philippines.“First time in my life I was considered an American in my own home country,” Parks wrote on Wednesday. “Dito ako lumaki, dito ako pinanganak, may Filipino passport ako (This was where I grew up, this was where I was born, and I have a Filipino passport.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate fallscenter_img Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Bobby Ray Parks Jr. slammed the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League’s ruling on limiting teams from having more than one Filipino player with foreign blood on its rosters.ADVERTISEMENT Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew GlobalPort dumps struggling NLEX for third win Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownIn a report, league commissioner Kenneth Duremdes announced that the MPBL will limit teams from getting more than one Filipino-foreign player and that the player should not be taller than 6-foot-4.The new rule came about when expansion team Mandaluyong, which will have Mac Cuan as its head coach, will be fielding in Parks and fellow Filipino-American Lawrence Domingo. Cuan, Parks, and Domingo were all part of the Alab Pilipinas team that won the ASEAN Basketball League.Parks even went on to decry an almost racist policy the MPBL made.“Dahil sa kulay ng balat ko at dahil tatay ko ay Amerikano dapat na akong ikonsider na foreigner sa sarili kong bayan (Just because of the color of my skin that I’m considered an American, should I be considered a foreigner in my own country?” Parks posted.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img

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