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    Ray Parks impressive in first NBA D-League start as Texas Legends sweep Idaho Stampede

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    Jan 25, 2016
    Fil-Am Ray Parks gets his first start and goes 3 for 4 in 22 minutes of action for Texas. Photo from Texas Legends' Twitter account

    RAY Parks continued his upward surge, delivering quality minutes in his first start as the Texas Legends recovered from a sluggish start to turn back the Idaho Stampede, 114-106, in the NBA Development League on Sunday at CenturyLink Arena in Boise (Monday, Manila time).

    The Fil-Am guard registered his D-League high eight points on 3-of-4 shooting as the Legends shook off a slow start to score their 14th victory in 24 outings.

    Parks also had five rebounds and an assist in 22 minutes of action to help the Legends complete a weekend sweep of the Stampede. The two-time MVP in the UAAP also played 22 minutes in the 108-101 win over the Stampede the night before.

    [See Ray Parks helps Legends turn back Stampede to start five-game road trip on high note]

    Brandon Ashley led the Legends with 25 points and Tu Holloway added 20.

    Patrick Miller scored 19, Jamil Wilson had 17 and Toure Murry chipped in 15 for the Legends, who still have three games left in the road trip.

    The Legends did not take control until early in the third on a Wilson layup with eight minutes to play, 68-66.

    The Stampede started hot and took a 30-25 lead and was six points ahead at halftime, 60-54.

    Brandon Fields scored 21, EJ Singler had 16 points and Phil Pressey added 12 for Idaho, which suffered its 18th loss in 28 games.

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    Fil-Am Ray Parks gets his first start and goes 3 for 4 in 22 minutes of action for Texas. Photo from Texas Legends' Twitter account
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