MANILA, Philippines – TNT has postponed Meralco's late fight to make a decision as part of the PBA Governors & # 39; Cup semi-final 2019 on Sunday night at the Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.
KJ McDaniels led the way to the KaTropa with 38 points and 14 rebounds, while Jayson Castro achieved a total of 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists.
"This is only the first game. I think it will be a long series," said TNT coach Bong Ravena, whose squad had a decisive lead of 1-0 in the triple duel.
“We are happy that we won the first game – which is very important. But there is nothing to celebrate, ”he added. "We need to find ways to stop (Allen) Durham," said Ravena.
Meralco's do-it-all import had a herculean effort of 32 points and 21 rebounds, while Chris Newsome threw another 14.
But that wasn't enough against TNT, who scored double-digit scores from three of his other starters in Roger Pogoy, Ray Parks and Troy Rosario.
TNT shoots the Big Dome again at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday for a 2-0 lead.
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