For his controversial Twitter comments last Thursday, Barako Bull center Don Allado is facing heavy sanctions not just from the PBA, but from his team.
League commissioner Chito Salud did not yet announce the penalties to be levied on Allado, but hinted that they could be substantial.
“This is no light matter, you cannot expect me to make a decision right away,” said Salud on Thursday shortly after meeting with Allado.
“While I laud his passion for the game, this kind of behavior is unacceptable.”
Barako Bull team manager Raffy Casyao also denounced Allado’s earlier pronouncements.
“Barako management doesn’t tolerate this action, (neither do) governors and team officials. Definitely, there will be sanctions,” he said.
Allado already retracted his comments and apologized.
“The PBA is my home, I would never do anything to harm its name and integrity,” he said. “There’s no game-fixing in the PBA, there never was. I’m sorry for what happened, I hope the fans could forgive me and put it behind.”
Still, the 13-year veteran said he’s ready for the punishment for his comments.
“I have to face whatever commissioner gives me, as well as my team, which I think I deserve.”
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