TNT eliminates Ginebra, 84-71 (PBA) Quarterfinals | September 29


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No. 1 seed TNT Tropang GIGA eliminates the defending champion Barangay Ginebra, 84-71 in the quarterfinals of the 2021 PBA Philippine Cup on Wednesday at the Don Honorio Ventura State University (DHVSU) Gym in Bacolor, Pampanga.

RR Pogoy led the Tropang GIGA in scoring with 16 points (6/15 FG, 2/7 3PT), 4 steals, 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 block. Troy Rosario with a solid game of 15 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists while rookie Mikey Williams added 11 points on 5-of-14 shooting, 7 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal and 1 block in 36 minutes of play.

The Tropang GIGA spoiled Christian Standhardinger's huge double-double performance of 17 points (5/12 FG, 7/12 FT), 19 rebounds and 1 assist. TNT shot 33/78 or 42% from the field (Ginebra - 22/72 FG, 6/20 3PT) including a 8-of-38 shooting from downtown and went 10-of-14 from the free throw line and committed 16 turnovers (Ginebra - 20TO) in the contest.

TNT advances to the semifinal against the winner of San Miguel-NorthPort quarterfinal series.



The Scores:

TNT 84 - Pogoy 16, Rosario 15, M. Williams 11, Montalbo 10, Erram 9, Castro 7, Khobuntin 5, K. Williams 4, Heruela 3, Reyes 2, Marcelo 2, Exciminiano 0, Alejandro 0, Javir 0, Mendoza 0.

GINEBRA 71 - Standhardinger 17, Pringle 15, Tenorio 9, Ayaay 9, Chan 5, Devance 5, Dillinger 4, Caperal 4, Mariano 3, Salado 0.

Quarters: 17-21, 39-33, 66-49, 84-71. [FULL GAME STATS]

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