Barako Bull center Don Allado retracted his statements Twitter last Tuesday alleging that PBA games are fixed.
“The PBA is my home, I would never do anything to harm its name and integrity,” said Allado on Thursday shortly after meeting with league commissioner Chito Salud. “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.”
Salud, who held off on announcing sanctions for the 13-year veteran until later on Thursday, said he accepted Allado’s apology.
“I am happy to note that Don Allado issued an apology, that is a virtue of admission of fault, when there’s clearly fault,” he said. “I reminded Don that being gracious in defeat is a virtue, assignment of blame has no place in sports.”
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