Jayson Castro, Troy Rosario come up big late as TNT topples San Miguel


first_imgLATEST STORIES Kevin Alas not satisfied with performance despite snapping out of slump in NLEX win Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netTNT KaTropa made a lot of big-time shots in the fourth period and took June Mar Fajardo away from his sweet spot on Sunday night to score a 104-93 triumph over defending champion San Miguel Beer in the PBA Philippine Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Jayson Castro was his usual take-charge self when the game hung in the balance, and Troy Rosario announced his return to active play with some clutch baskets of his own as the Texters won a second straight game to climb to 2-2 after opening with two consecutive defeats.ADVERTISEMENT PBA Season 43 Preview: San Miguel Beermen PLAY LIST 03:16PBA Season 43 Preview: San Miguel Beermen01:42Despite decorated career, June Mar Fajardo is not yet done: ‘I don’t want to be stagnant’05:38San Miguel, Ginebra expect long, gruelling PBA Finals series02:42PH 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 The loss snapped the mighty Beermen’s two-game winning streak as San Miguel dropped into a tie with Columbian, which took a 107-97 loss to NLEX earlier in the night, and the Texters.TNT’s victory also ended a nine-game losing streak to the Beermen dating back to Game 5 of the 2017 Commissioner’s Cup Finals.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsCastro finished with 24 points and 11 assists, while Rosario, who sat out the first three games because of a broken nose, had 22 points coming off the bench. SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town MOST READ View commentslast_img