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TNT escapes SMB, ties series at one apiece

09:30 PM February 10, 2017

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TNT pulled off a huge escape act, coming away with an 87-85 Game 2 victory over San Miguel to even their 2017 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals series at one apiece Friday at Mall of Asia Arena.

Jayson Castro took charge for the KaTropa, stabilizing their end as they survived the Beermen’s furious rally late.

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The spitfire guard from Pampanga tallied a near triple-double of 10 points, 11 assists, and seven rebounds.

“We expected this kind of a ballgame, not like Game 1 that we were down big. We conditioned that this is going to be a close game and we knew that we had to gut it out until the end,” said coach Nash Racela.

Troy Rosario came off the bench and topped TNT with 14 markers, five boards, and three assists, while Ranidel de Ocampo tallied a 13 points and 13 rebounds in the win.

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