Emotions are high. But at the end of the day, it’s the team that stays focused and plays better ball – no-nothing, no-extras – that is likely to win the championship.
That’s the growing consensus even among the protagonists in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals, heading into the critical Game Four at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Sunday.
The TNT KaTropa, enjoying a good break the last time after a bad one in Game Two, go for a commanding 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven title playoff.
TNT regained the series lead in Game Three following a 115-105 victory in the contest that Terrence Jones should not have finished at all for a head-butting infraction on Chris Ross. Jones was assessed a P20,000 fine by the league Saturday as the Commissioner’s Office upgraded his flagrant foul penalty 1 to penalty 2.