Bobby Ray Parks Jr. might have missed the chance to be drafted in the NBA, but he’ll get a second shot at playing on the biggest stage in basketball.
The Filipino-American swingman got a call from the Dallas Mavericks to be part of their Summer League team in Las Vegas. The 24-team tournament will be a good chance for Parks to not only impress the Mavericks, but also scouts from all over the league who may be interested in adding a talented young combo guard in their regular season roster.
The son of PBA Hall of Famer Bobby Parks Sr. made a name for himself playing for the National University Bulldogs of the UAAP. While with the Bulldogs, he won back-to-back Most Valuable Player awards as he transformed a perennial cellar-dweller to one of the teams to watch in the league. He won another MVP award in the PBA D-League before being invited to several pre-draft workouts with NBA teams as they prepared for the 2015 NBA Draft.
Watch our very own Bobby Ray Parks Jr. in action as he tries to make a splash in Summer League action with the Dallas Mavericks. Games will be shown via satellite on Basketball TV at the following dates:
|vs New Orleans||12 July, Sunday||8:00 PM||July 13, 1030AM|
|vs Portland||13 July, Monday||9:00 PM||July 14, 1030AM|
|vs Washington||15 July, Wednesday||8:00 PM||July 16, 12NN|
NBA Premium will also be airing the Mavericks games via satellite:
|vs New Orleans||12 July, Sunday||4:00 PM||10:00PM|
|vs Portland||13 July, Monday||9:00 PM||July 14, 2AM|
|vs Washington||15 July, Wednesday||4:00 PM||July 16, 1AM|
Basketball TV is on Channel 33 on SkyCable and Channel 35 on Cignal TV.
Watch NBA Premium on Channel 84 (SD) and Channel 175 (HD) on Sky Cable, Channel 84 on Destiny, and Channel 131 on Cignal TV!
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