Daniel Orton

Daniel Orton1 post
25 Feb, 2015

Released after Pacquiao jibe

Dropped from Team

After making fun of Pacquiao’s basketball ability, Orton is released by Purefoods Star Hotshots. He is also fined $5,650.

[Pacquiao playing] is a joke… Professional boxer? Yeah. Congressman? All right. But professional basketball player? Seriously? It’s a joke.

Rene Pardo of the Hotshots:

Everyone is angry at him. It is like he went to the United States and insulted the name of Martin Luther King.

PBA commissioner Chito Salud:

This office disapproves of and frowns upon the cavalier manner in which Mr. Orton issued his comments and the unwarranted antics and liberties he has taken with the league and a fellow player. This insulting behavior will never be condoned by the league.

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