PBA: Parks Jr. takes blame as TNT loses in his debut game
Paul Lintag on Nov 08, 2019 10:38 PM
“Breaks of the game went the other way. I take full responsibility about the loss. — Ray Parks Jr. (PBA)
Ray Parks Jr.’s debut with TNT was pretty much okay.
Up against Ginebra Friday in the 2019 PBA Governors’ Cup, Parks scored 17 points in 42 minutes.
However, the KaTropa lost a second straight game and it was Parks that missed a long three at the buzzer that would have forced overtime.
“Breaks of the game went the other way. I take full responsibility about the loss,” Parks said.
“TNT is a great group and I’m still adjusting, but the guys did a great job taking me in. I gotta step into the plate and do better,” he added.
With his trade to the KaTropa becoming official just this week, Parks only had a handful of practices before playing his first game with his new team.
He gets more time to prepare for the next outing though and Ray vows to be better.
“Just getting to know the system more, when to get my shots and when not to. It's more of settling in and trying to get everybody their shots,” he said.
“Go back and just watch film, learn from that and learn from my mistakes, learn everybody else and learn the system more and more. It's just more of experience, the X's and O's, and the more you run it, the more you learn how to play with your teammates,” Parks added.
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