Terrence Jones fires 49, TNT beats Meralco for 6-1 mark

first_imgLATEST STORIES “But at the same time, the locals stepped up, too,” he added. “We’re not going to take it easy in the coming games. We just have to play harder again.”Ryan Reyes—who seemed to have taken the memo from Roger Pogoy—shot the lights out, sinking six of his seven triples to shoot 19 off the bench.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsChris Newsome logged a new career-best with 39 points, while new import Jimmie Taylor had 13 points and 18 rebounds in the Bolts’ losing stand. Meralco fell 3-4 in the conference.Meralco led briefly until Reyes caught fire in the third and Jones doubled down on the scoring effort in the final frame. Jones poured in 18 straight to start the fourth period.But despite TNT’s 6-1 record, Ravena still wants to see more from his team especially on the defensive end.“We still have to be consistent with our defense. Meralco played well, Chris played well. There are still a lot we could work on and hopefully we could carry that mind-set in the coming games,” he said.TNT takes on 1-3 Columbian on June 21.The Bolts, meanwhile, look to stop their two-game bleeding when they play listless NLEX this coming Wednesday.ADVERTISEMENT Taal evacuees make the most of ‘unusual’ clothing donations, leaves online users laughing Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? MOST READ View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Olympic rings arrive in host city on barge into Tokyo Bay Rio’s unsafe Olympic Park ordered closed by Brazilian judge PSL: Sta. Lucia edges new team Marinerang Pilipina Solon urges Solgen to reconsider quo warranto petition vs ABS-CBN 11 nabbed for shabu, drug den busted in Maguindanao Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia PLAY LIST 00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu01:26Homes destroyed after Taal Volcano eruption Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Import Terrence Jones played his finest game yet, helping undermanned TNT carve out a 104-91 victory and take solo lead in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Saturday night at Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.“Tremendous game from Terrence,” TNT coach Bong Ravena of his import, who scored 49 points and 18 rebounds.ADVERTISEMENT Steaming fissures on Taal Volcano Island spotted Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Deandre Ayton shines as Suns pound Knickslast_img