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TNT reinforcement Terrence Jones magnifies NLEX’s import woes

first_imgANTIPOLO CITY—NLEX head coach Yeng Guiao was left in awe of TNT import Terrence Jones, acknowledging he’s the biggest reason why the Road Warriors lost their opening game in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup.ADVERTISEMENT Jones was too much for the Road Warriors as he had himself a debut of 41 points, 14 rebounds, and two blocks to lead the KaTropa to the 102-87 win.“There really was a disparity in the quality of the import.  Of course, we know that he’s a legit NBA player and it all started from there,” said Guiao in Filipino Wednesday at Ynares Center here.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsJones played eight seasons in the NBA playing for three different teams and had his best year in the 2013-14 campaign with the Houston Rockets wherein he averaged 12.1 points and 6.9 rebounds.“The whole team fed off his performance, and on the other hand our import was just a quick replacement.” Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Uncertainty over Serena fitness, Osaka form at Roland Garros Moultrie, who played two seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers, is still signed with Kalev/Cramo in the Latvian-Estonian Basketball League leaving Mitchell as the best possible option.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img NLEX originally tabbed former Detroit Piston Tony Mitchell but he failed to show up in time, prompting the Road Warriors to get Curtis Washington a week before the start of their conference.Washington, for his part, had 18 points, 18 rebounds, and two blocks.Guiao added that the team could still get Mitchell, whom he said is already the Philippines, for the remainder of the conference.“I think Tony is still around, and there’s that option to still bring him in,” said Guiao. “We heard that he’s here in the Philippines today so we’re looking at that option. We’re playing on Saturday but I don’t know if there’s enough time to do that. But we are seriously considering that option.”Another option for Road Warriors is former reinforcement Arnett Moultrie who was with them during the 2018 Commissioner’s Cup.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transport ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP View comments Catholic schools seek legislated pay hike, toolast_img

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