GILAS Pilipinas coach Tab Baldwin is hoping the sexual harassment allegations that Jordan Clarskon as well as Los Angeles Lakers teammate Nick Young are facing turn out to be unfounded.
The Filipino-American Clarkson, a national team prospect, and Young were accused of making “vulgar, sexual” gestures directed toward Alexis Jones, an activist, and her mother in Hollywood last week.
“I just hope that there’s nothing there,” Baldwin said on Monday after Gilas practice. “We support Jordan.”
“But we expect a certain standard of behavior from anybody that would be representing Gilas,” the American-New Zealander mentor was quick to add. “We’re hopeful that it’s erroneous and false charges.”
Clarkson said it was merely a “miscommunication on both sides.”
“We have to let the process play out,” Baldwin said. “I just wish Jordan well.”