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TNT bounces back in PBA Finals with Game 3 rout

Although he had to put up a lot of shots, RR Pogoy led the way for the Tropang Giga offensively. PBA Images
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA--TNT stayed alive in the PBA Finals after blasting Ginebra, 88-67, in Game 3 of the championship series at the Angeles University Foundation Sports and Cultural Center.

The Tropang Giga recovered from the Barangay's solid start by holding them to just eight points in the second quarter to take a 44-34 halftime lead.

TNT then kept Ginebra to just 11 in the final frame to seal the blowout.

RR Pogoy led the Tropang Giga, which bucked the continuous absence of the injured Ray-Ray Parks, with 18 points, six rebounds, three assists, and six steals.

Troy Rosario and Jayson Castro each added 15 points.

Rosario went 7-for-9 from the field, while Castro had a double-double with 10 assists.

Poy Erram also had a double-double with 12 points and 14 rebounds alongside three assists and two blocks.

LA Tenorio posted his best performance in the bubble season with 19 points, three rebounds, six assists, and two steals for the Barangay, who still lead the best-of-seven series, 2-1.

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