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Using balanced offense, TNT tops NLEX for 1st win in post-RDO era

Glen Rice Jr. tallied 25 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists, one of 6 TNT players who scored in double digits, as the KaTropa notched a 112-107 win over NLEX in the PBA Governors' Cup at Ynares Center in Antipolo city on Wednesday night.

Jayson Castro knocked down the game-winning 3-pointer with 1:12 remaining to make it 110-106, a basket that halted a mini-run by NLEX and gave TNT a comfortable cushion in an otherwise tight end game.

Troy Rosario's double-double was one of the key individual performances that propelled TNT to victory in the PBA Governors' Cup on Wednesday. PBA Media Bureau
TNT, losing Ranidel de Ocampo to a trade on Monday, raised its record to 6-3, now a half-game behind NLEX, which fell to 7-3.

TNT coach Nash Racela said it was tough parting ways with one of the franchise's best players.

"Yesterday in practice, they were still emotional to say goodbye. But the players went into focus right away and it showed in the game," Racela said.

Full Article: http://news.abs-cbn.com/sports/09/13/17/pba-using-balanced-offense-tnt-tops-nlex-for-1st-win-in-post-rdo-era

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