TNT looking to finish off Global to set semis date with SMB
ABS-CBN Sports on Feb 06, 2017 08:13 AM
Mo Tautuaa could set up a semis clash against SMB by beating Globalport in Game 2 of their quarterfinals series.
Following impressive Game 1 victories last Saturday, both the TNT KaTropa and the Star Hotshots look to finish off their respective opponents in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals Monday at the Big Dome.
Scoring a second dominant victory over Phoenix this season, Star is looking to complete the sweep of the Fuel Masters in Game 2 of their best-of-3 affair in the first offering of the double-header at 4:15 p.m.
Winning their previous two outings by a combined 75 points, the Hotshots obviously have the number of Phoenix in the All-Filipino. Another win, regardless of the margin, and Star makes a triumphant return to the PBA semifinals.
However, don't count out the Fuel Masters just yet as Pheonix was actually in control of Game 1 until disaster struck in the third quarter.
In the second game at 7:00 p.m., Jayson Castro and the KaTropa have the opportunity to arrange a titnaic semifinal clash against defending champion San Miguel by beating Globalport a second time.
The Batang Pier meanwhile, with Terrence Romeo leading the charge, hope to set up a deciding Game 3 on Wednesday.