Kobe Paras UNREAL Pilipinas 2017 Highlights MONTAGE!!!
- Published on: Saturday, August 26, 2017
- Kobe Lorenzo Forster Paras (born September 19, 1997) is a Filipino college basketball player for the Cal State University Northridge (CSUN) Matadors. He is the son of Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) legend Benjie Paras.
He committed to play in the United States for UCLA, starting in 2016–17. However, Middlebrooks issued a statement that Paras was denied admission to the UCLA by the UCLA Admissions Department through an issued "corporate decision" on June 28, 2016. It denied that Paras had an "SAT scoring issue" and emphasized that Paras' academic achievements at Cathedral meant that he is a 100% academic qualifier for a division 1 college through the NCAA Eligibility Center. 80 Division 1 schools have expressed interest to sign Paras.
On July 18, 2016, the Creighton University Bluejays announced they had signed Paras. Paras was the first Filipino to join the program. After finishing his freshman season and failing to secure a regular playing role, Paras subsequently withdrew from the school, on April 29, 2017.
Cal State Northridge:
On May 9, 2017, Paras announced, via his Twitter account, that he verbally committed to play for the Matadors, under coach Reggie Theus. He officially signed later that month. Paras will be eligible to play for the Matadors starting with the 2018-19 season after sitting out a season due to NCAA transfer rules.
National Team Member:
2013 SEABA Under-16 Championship
2013 and 2015 FIBA 3x3 Under-18 World Championship (2013/2015 U-18 Slam Dunk Champ)
2014 FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship
2017 FIBA 3x3 World Cup
2017 William Jones Cup
2017 SEA Games
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