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Birthday boy Ray Parks thanks injury layoff for newfound streak

Feb 19, 2019 - 5:17 PM

Ray Parks just needed a breather before flashing his two-time local MVP form

BACK IN FORM. Ray Parks regains aggression just in time for playoff-bound Alab Pilipinas.  Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Parks nabs 2nd straight ABL Local MVP, Balkman nets Defensive Player honor

Apr 25, 2018 - 8:29 PM

Sensational all season, Bobby Ray Parks Jr posts averages of 15.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.5 assists for Alab Pilipinas

CAPTAIN. Bobby Ray Parks Jr. embraces his leadership role. File photo from ABL Facebook page

Brownlee drops 46, ties Balkman's scoring record in Alab's Game 1 win

Apr 22, 2018 - 11:01 PM

San Miguel Alab Pilipinas slips past Thailand's Mono Vampire to take a 1-0 lead in the ABL title series

SCORING MACHINE. Justin Brownlee teams up with Renaldo Balkman for 87 points. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Despite historic ABL win, coach Jimmy Alapag thinks Alab still 'far from sharp'

Apr 02, 2018 - 10:31 AM

Discontented coach Jimmy Alapag looks to do “a lot of homework” for Game 2 despite San Miguel Alab Pilipinas' groundbreaking victory over Saigon Heat in quarterfinals of ASEAN Basketball League

MY FAULT. Alab Pilipinas coach Jimmy Alapag faults himself for what he thinks was a lackluster game despite their victory over Saigon Heat in Game 1 of the ABL quarterfinals. File photo

Parks deems Alab loss a 'blessing in disguise', clamors for support to local players

Jan 11, 2018 - 10:00 AM

'Finally, I mean it’s just giving about what the team needs'

SUPPORT LOCAL. Bobby Ray Parks Jr. calls everyone to appreciate the entirety of the Alab Pilipinas team. Photo from ASEAN Basketball League

Ray Parks back in NBA D-League, drafted by Westchester Knicks

Oct 31, 2016 - 12:47 PM

The 23 year old is the last pick of the draft at the bottom of the sixth round

D-LEAGUE RETURN. Ray Parks (R) returns to the NBA D-League after getting drafted by the Westchester Knicks. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Gilas Pilipinas starts strong, falls late to France

Jul 05, 2016 - 11:29 PM

Terrence Romeo Andray Blatche and Gilas Pilipinas go to battle with Tony Parker Boris Diaw and France at the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila

Terrence Romeo makes his move against Tony Parker of France

Gilas Pilipinas, I choose you!

Jul 03, 2016 - 5:15 PM

Meet the 12 men of Gilas Pilipinas for the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Final 12-man Gilas roster announced for OQT

Jun 26, 2016 - 7:01 PM

Gilas Pilipinas makes its final two cuts ahead of the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila

Ray Parks eager to play for Gilas Pilipinas: 'I'm ready'

May 19, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Bigger and wiser Bobby Ray Parks Jr sets his sights on making the final Gilas Pilipinas lineup for the FIBA Olympic Qualifiers

JAM. Ray Parks is back in Manila and training with Gilas Pilipinas. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Ray Parks joins Gilas Pilipinas practice for the first time

May 18, 2016 - 3:00 PM

The two time UAAP MVP participates in Gilas practice for the first time as the national team resumes sessions following a break for the PBA playoffs

NATIONAL DUTY. Bobby Ray Parks Jr runs a play with Gilas coach Tab Baldwin and center June Mar Fajardo. Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

WATCH: Ray Parks throws it down, posts 16 points in NBA D-League

Apr 02, 2016 - 8:33 PM

Bobby Ray Parks Jr posts a season high 16 points with 4 rebounds 3 assists and two steals in 24 minutes off the bench for the Texas Legends

HOOP DREAMS. Bobby Ray Parks Jr showcases his wares in the D-Leauge as he chases his NBA dream. Photo from Texas Legends' Flickr

Ray Parks would ‘love’ to play for Gilas as he chases NBA dream

Nov 25, 2015 - 1:12 PM

The NBA D League player says I always have the Philippines on my back as he seeks to make it to the NBA

Bobby Ray Parks Jr selected in second round of NBA D-League Draft

Nov 01, 2015 - 12:20 PM

The former UAAP MVP will play for the Dallas Mavericks’ D League team

Gilas Pilipinas 24-man pool released; Clarkson, Parks included

Aug 25, 2015 - 9:56 AM

The Philippines submits its 24 man pool for the upcoming FIBA Asia Championship which includes Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson

CALL OF DUTY. Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson (L), naturalized big man Andray Blatche (C) and Bobby Ray Parks Jr (R) could ring in a new era for Philippine basketball. Clarkson/Blatche file photos/EPA, Parks photo/Rappler

Cone believes Fajardo could be one of ‘best big men’ in NBA Summer League

Jul 25, 2015 - 6:01 PM

June Mar Fajardo has established himself as a force in the PBA Ginebra coach Tim Cone thinks he could be a strong force in the NBA Summer League as well

San Miguel's June Mar Fajardo has won two PBA MVP awards, and Ginebra coach Tim Cone thinks his skills could transfer overseas as well. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Parks scores 4 points in Summer League loss to Atlanta

Jul 19, 2015 - 8:26 AM

Parks played a total of 14 minutes and converted two baskets

Bobby Ray Parks scores 10 points in latest Summer League game

Jul 17, 2015 - 12:03 PM

Bobby Ray Parks Jr plays his best game yet in the NBA Las Vegas Summer League

WATCH: Bobby Ray Parks Jr scores first basket as Mavs win

Jul 16, 2015 - 12:12 PM

Bobby Ray Parks Jr enjoys significant minutes for the first time in the NBA Summer League as he scored 3 points in the Mavs win over the Lakers

Bobby Ray Parks Jr played 15 minutes against the Lakers - which is nearly as much as he had played in 3 previous games. Screenshot from YouTube

Parks to take on Clarkson as Mavs battle Lakers

Jul 15, 2015 - 4:29 PM

Fil Ams Jordan Clarkson of the Los Angeles Lakers and Bobby Ray Parks Jr of the Dallas Mavericks are set to meet when the their teams go head to head in the Las Vegas Summer League

FIL-AM SHOWDOWN. Bobby Ray Parks Jr (L) and Jordan Clarkson (R) will be on opposite sides of battle lines when they play on Thursday morning Manila time. Clarkson photo by EPA/Parks photo from Parks' Twitter

Parks scoreless in 2-minute play time in Summer League game

Jul 15, 2015 - 12:15 PM

Bobby Ray Parks Jr plays a total of 1 minute and 53 seconds in the Dallas Mavericks 95 79 loss to the Washington Wizards

Bobby Ray Parks focused on NBA dream, but not ruling out PBA Draft

Jul 14, 2015 - 8:20 PM

Bobby Ray Parks Jr would be a top 3 pick if he entered the PBA Draft but at the moment his sole focus is standing out in the NBA Summer League

PARK LIFE. Bobby Ray Parks Jr only has eyes for the NBA at the moment. Screengrab from YouTube

WATCH: Bobby Ray Parks scores first Summer League point

Jul 14, 2015 - 1:49 AM

Parks was fouled in transition and trooped to the free throw line where he split his charities in the second quarter

Bobby Ray Parks Jr's Summer League bio has one glaring error

Jul 13, 2015 - 6:58 PM

As Bobby Ray Parks Jr chases his dream of playing in the NBA one error on his player page air balls his collegiate achievements

HOOP DREAMS. Bobby Ray Parks Jr is chasing his dream of playing in the NBA. File photo by Josh Albelda

Bobby Ray Parks Jr scores first point in NBA Summer League

Jul 13, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Former two time UAAP MVP Bobby Ray Parks Jr scores his first NBA Las Vegas Summer League point in a Mavericks loss to Portland

PARK LIFE. Bobby Ray Parks Jr, seen in a file photo duing his playing days for the UAAP's National University, is chasing his dream of NBA stardom. File photo by Josh Albelda

Mavs owner Mark Cuban speaks on Bobby Ray Parks Jr

Jul 13, 2015 - 2:40 PM

Former two time UAAP MVP Bobby Ray Parks Jr played sparingly in the Summer League opener but Mavs owner took notice

HOOP DREAMS. Bobby Ray Parks Jr is chasing his dream of playing in the NBA. File photo by Josh Albelda

Bobby Ray Parks goes scoreless in Summer League debut

Jul 12, 2015 - 9:19 AM

Parks played the least amount of minutes among players on the Mavericks Summer League roster

Bobby Ray Parks Jr invited to Mavs Summer League

Jun 30, 2015 - 11:53 PM

Playing for Dallas in the Summer League is Parks next step in chasing his dream to play in the NBA after he went undrafted in the 2015 NBA Draft

NBA SUMMER LEAGUE. Bobby Ray Parks Jr was invited to join the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Summer League. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

KIA would take Rosario over Parks with draft pick

Jun 25, 2015 - 7:33 PM

Parks is a former two time UAAP MVP and projected by some pundits to be a star in the PBA one day but KIA prefers to take Rosario

Bobby Ray Parks Jr. works out for Jazz, thinks he did 'alright'

Jun 16, 2015 - 6:09 PM

The former UAAP MVP will also workout for four more NBA teams

Gilas Cadets decimate Brunei by 111 points

Apr 30, 2015 - 10:35 PM

The Gilas Cadets shot a superb 73 3 on the field as they absolutely destroyed Brunei

Bobby Ray Parks, seen here playing for PBA D-League team, leads the Gilas Cadets in their domination of Brunei. File photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

Gilas Cadets destroy Laos, win second straight

Apr 28, 2015 - 6:01 PM

Former NU big man Troy Rosario finishes with 19 points to lead all scorers in addition to 6 rebounds

NU's Troy Rosario leads the Gilas Cadets in scoring vs Laos. File photo by Rappler

Douthit, Ravena lead Sinag roster; Teng, Van Opstal cut

Apr 13, 2015 - 7:11 PM

The 12 man roster that will represent the Philippines at the 2015 SEABA and SEA Games has been revealed

Marcus Douthit (L) and Kiefer Ravena (R) will represent the Philippine team

SBP reveals 16-man pool for Sinag Pilipinas

Mar 06, 2015 - 7:05 PM

Kiefer Ravena Jeron Teng and Bobby Ray Parks Jr highlight the 16 man pool for the national basketball team which will compete at SEABA and the SEA Games

Bobby Ray Parks Jr, Jeron Teng and Kiefer Ravena have made the 16-man cut

Ray Parks Jr 'not focusing on the PBA' as he aims for the NBA

Aug 03, 2014 - 6:13 PM

Former two time UAAP MVP Bobby Ray Parks Jr says he isn t considering a run with the PBA as he focuses on making an NBA squad

Two-time MVP Ray Parks Jr. says he has benefited from playing pick-up games against NBA stars like James Harden, Paul George and Brandon Jennings. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Jeric Teng Believes Tigers Can Reach Finals, Hopes For DLSU-UST Rematch

Jun 23, 2014 - 6:52 AM

After the heartbreak of Season 76 s UAAP finals loss Jeric Teng believes his alma mater can make the finals while hoping they can avenge his loss to DLSU

TIGER DOWN. Jeric Teng weeps after falling short to De La Salle University in last season's UAAP finals. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda

Source: Proposed UAAP foreign player ban has flaws

May 15, 2014 - 6:49 PM

A source close to the UE Red Warriors voices his dissent over the controversial rule proposal saying that it would cause an imbalance in competition

Parks hits game-winner as NU beats Adamson

May 07, 2013 - 11:28 AM

Bobby Ray Parks drilled the game winning jumper as NU clawed back to beat Adamson in the FilOil preseason tournament

BIG LIFT. Aroga had 20 points and 16 boards for NU. Photo from FilOil Flying V Sports Facebook page.

College Hoops: Summer league questions that should be answered

Apr 08, 2013 - 7:11 PM

The 2013 summer league is just around and here are a few questions Rappler s Enzo Flojo want answered

The top 10 collegiate basketball players

Nov 04, 2012 - 10:14 AM

They’re the best of the best the crème de la crème the 10 players that stood out all season and gave fans an extra reason to cheer

Back-to-back UAAP MVP Parks: I'll be back next year

Oct 11, 2012 - 4:16 PM

Bobby Ray Parks Jr bags the MVP award for the second consecutive season in the UAAP

NU survives FEU, enters Final Four

Sep 23, 2012 - 7:34 PM

In a heart stopping overtime victory Bobby Ray Parks scored the last 5 points of the game to put National University in the Final Four

Photo by Josh Albelda.

Parks fires 32 as NU stays alive; Salva deadeye in Ateneo win

Sep 10, 2012 - 8:52 AM

NU pulls half a game ahead of the Green Archers in team rankings as Ateneo secures a 14th straight Final Four appearance

Garcia, Javier star in day of buzzer-beaters in UAAP

Sep 02, 2012 - 8:08 PM

FEU ties UST at second with their 8 3 record while the UE Red Warriors grab their second win in the season

Photo by Josh Albelda.

Teng fuels La Salle rally over NU

Aug 18, 2012 - 3:43 PM

Rookie Jeron Teng broke the record for most points made by a freshman since the league started recording computerized stats

Jeron Teng paced the Archers with 35 points. Photo by Josh Albelda.

UAAP: The Top 3 performances of opening weekend

Jul 18, 2012 - 5:40 PM

As fans get over their hangover from the dizzying and electric UAAP Season 75 opening weekend here are Rappler s top 3 favorite moments

Emmanuel Mbe: This Bulldog's bite is back

Jul 04, 2012 - 9:24 AM

UAAP Season 75 is just around the corner and National University s Emmanuel Mbe is ready to bring glory to his team perhaps this is NU s year

Photo by Joshua Albelda.