Don Allado Tweets “#PBA Games Are Fixed.”
Barako Bull center Don Allado became controversial because of his tweets saying that PBA games are fixed.
Tweets of Don Allado
I’m the guy that says what others can’t. games are fixed. They control who is in & who is out. It’s a disgrace to be in this league. — Don Allado (@alotofDON)
I am bitter about losing. Not to Powerade, but to . In my opinion, this league has little credibility left. — Don Allado (@alotofDON)
I feel for management. They put in time, effort & resources to form a competitive team like this only to be wasted by
@ this has nothing to do with Powerade. They didnt make the non calls. Its PBA only. — Don Allado (@alotofDON)
Cause of Disappointment
Don Allado is really disappointed to the failure of the referee to call a 3-second violation on Powerade import Omar Sneed during a crucial moment of the knockout game.
Don Deletes His Tweets and Apologizes
After creating such controversy, Allado has deleted his tweets against the basketball league.
“I would like to extend my sincerest apologies to Comm Salud & entire PBA for last night’s tweets that’s now a subject of controversy,” Don said.
“It was an error in judgement on my part to let my passion for this game get the best of me. As a professional I should’ve known better.”
“I understand my statement may be construed by many as discrediting the PBA. Let it be known, however, that such is not my intention,” he continued.
“Again, my sincerest apologies to the Comm Salud, Board of Governors & entire PBA”
PBA Comissioner Chito Salud Reacts
“He is certainly way out of line. He is indicting not just the game officials, but the entire organization and membership of the league, his co-players and team officials alike. This is a serious accusation, and I don’t intend to take it lightly.”