Castro returns as TNT ends Blackwater’s early streak

first_imgBut before everything went smooth sailing, the KaTropa first had to crawl back from an early nine-point deficit, 30-21, against a motivated Elite side.“We didn’t start the way we wanted to. We only adjusted when coach Nash started to get mad at the players, then they started doing the right things,” said assistant coach Josh Reyes, who addressed the media in lieu of new TNT coach Nash Racela.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad AliIt was officially Racela’s first game as the head coach after his duties with Far Eastern U in the UAAP has ended. TNT managed to recoup its old form just in time and pushed the lead to 13, 88-75, in the fourth, staving off numerous comeback attempts from Blackwater. Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes MOST READ Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Senators to proceed with review of VFA Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town “These are the things that we need to adjust on. We need to come out everytime with the right things in mind, energy-wise, intensity, and pride-wise,” said Reyes.Mo Tautuaa also had 20 markers and four boards, while Ranidel de Ocampo fired 10 of his 15 points in the fourth, to go with eight rebounds and four assists.Mac Belo topped Blackwater with 21 points and nine rebounds, while Nard Pinto and Kyle Pascual both wound up with 14 in the loss.The Scores:TNT 99 – Tautuaa 20, Castro 20, De Ocampo 15, Fonacier 11, Rosario 8, Ganuelas-Rosser 8, Carey 5, Reyes 5, Williams 4, Pogoy 3, Hernandez 0, Rosales 0, Golla 0.Blackwater 92 -Belo 21, K. Pascual 14, Pinto 14, Dela Cruz 12, Cervantes 10, Miranda 5, Ababou 4, Aguilar 4, Buenafe 4, Sena 4, Banal 0, R. Pascual 0, Forrester 0.Quarters: 21-30, 50-46, 76-67, 99-92.ADVERTISEMENT Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND PBA IMAGESJayson Castro made a triumphant return as TNT dealt surprise leader Blackwater its first loss, 99-92, Friday in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Castro came back from a two-game hiatus and scattered 20 points, five rebounds, and five assists to help KaTropa notch their second straight win.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img UFC: Jon Jones says he got ‘blacked out drunk’ before each bout View comments As fate of VFA hangs, PH and US forces take to the skies for exercise Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine EDITORS’ PICK PH among economies most vulnerable to virus Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next We are young Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PHlast_img

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