Parks taken by Westchester as last pick of NBA D-League Draft
Ray Parks got another crack at the NBA D-League after being drafted by the Westchester Knicks early Monday morning (Manila time).
The 23-year-old guard was the last pick of the 2016 NBA D-League Draft with the Knicks selecting him at eighth in the sixth round.
Parks made his first stint in the D-League last year as a member of the Texas Legends.
He played 32 games and averaged 4.6 points and 1.9 rebounds per game for the Legends.
The 6-foot-4 Parks out of National University last saw action for the Philippine men’s national team in the Fiba Olympic qualifying tournament in Manila.
After wearing the country’s colors, Parks went back in pursuit of his ultimate goal, aiming to become the first Filipino-born player to make the NBA.
Parks was left out in the 2015 NBA Draft but got a break after being invited by the Dallas Mavericks to suit up for the Summer League team.
The Knicks play their opening game on Nov. 13 against the Delaware 87ers.
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