PBA Finals: Jones fined P20k for Ross headbutt

Paul Lintag on Aug 10, 2019 04:21 PM
PBA Finals: Jones fined P20k for Ross headbutt
The incident happened in the middle of the opening period as Jones hit Ross. The TNT import was called for a flagrant foul penalty 1. (Photo by Richard Esguerra)

Terrence Jones has been fined P20,000 for his headbutt on Chris Ross during Game 3 of the 2019 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals.

The incident happened in the middle of the opening period as Jones hit Ross. The TNT import was called for a flagrant foul penalty 1.

After sitting for three minutes, Jones came back and anchored TNT’s Game 3 win, scoring 37 points to go along with 18 rebounds, nine assists, and five blocks.

The KaTropa now lead the Finals, 2-1.

Jones’ fine comes after further review as his F1 has been elevated to a flagrant foul penalty 2. He would have been ejected if that was called on the floor.

Also fined is San Miguel’s Christian Standhardinger for an F1 call. The Beermen forward was fined for P5,000.

Game 4 is Sunday ar the Big Dome.

 


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