After playing for the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Summer League, Bobby Ray Parks Jr. returns to the NBA court in the second round of the NBA D-League, this time playing for the Mavericks’ D-League affiliate, the Texas Legends.
Photo from: ph.nba.com
The former Normal University (NU) guard-forward played three seasons in the UAAP before playing in the PBA D-League under NU-Banco De Oro; he also played for the NLEX Road Warriors and Hapee Fresh Fighters in the D-League.
Born in Parañaque, Parks is the son of American Basketball player Bobby Parks, Sr. who was a seven-time Philippine Basketball association (PBA) Best Import awardee and Hall of Famer.
Last summer, Parks was invited to a pre-draft workout with the NBA teams Utah Jazz, Brooklyn Nets, Dallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks and Boston Celtics. Parks was later invited to play with the Dallas Mavericks in the summer league of the NBA, making him the first Philippine-born player to play in the league.
Park also played for the Gilas cadets in the SEABA 2015 Championships, where Gilas won first place and a ticket to the FIBA Asia Championships in Changsha, China.
The Texas Legends will play against the Austin Spurs on November 13.
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