Emotions running high for Castro as TNT faces elimination
Paul Lintag on Jun 08, 2017 09:23 PM
"Paminsan-minsan, nafu-frustrate ka rin so kailangan mo ilabas." --- Jayson Castro.
Jayson Castro went full beast mode in Game 1 of the TNT-Meralco quarterfinals series in the 2017 PBA Commissioner's Cup.
The Blur went for a game-high 25 points, seven rebounds, seven assist, three steals, and two blocks as the KaTropa went up 1-0 in a race-to-two affair.
But in Game 2, Castro was more of a regular human than beast... or The Blur, as he struggled in 30 disappointing minutes, scoring only 12 points on 2-of-13 shooting.
And in a rare show of emotion, Castro also barked at referees a couple of times.
He was also disqualified after earning six fouls. Overall, a bad night for Castro.
"Natural lang yun kasi part ng game yun," Castro said after arguing with officials more than he usually does.
"Syempre playoffs, emotions, nandun na. Natural lang naman yun, paminsan-minsan, nafu-frustrate ka rin so kailangan mo ilabas," he added.
With a deciding Game 3 on deck, the Blur says his team simply needs to figure out how to counter the adjustments made by Meralco in Game 2.
Although he was already pretty happy at how the KaTropa responded in the second half of Wednesday's game, losing by only three points in overtime after falling down by 19 points right in the opening period.
"Maganda naman yung adjustment namin nung second half. Tingnan namin kung ano mga dapat namin gawin," he said.
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