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TNT puts up own 3-point blast to tie PBA Govs' Cup Finals vs. Ginebra anew

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson soars over Justin Brownlee for the dunk. Kennelf Monteza
By Ivan Saldajeno

QUEZON CITY—TNT countered Ginebra's three-point explosion in Game 3 of the PBA Governors' Cup Finals with one of its own—and much better at that—in Game 4 of the series on Sunday night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

The Tropang Giga banked on 21 treys en route to a 116-104 win against the Gin Kings in front of 16,203 fans inside "The Big Dome".

Two nights after Ginebra set a franchise record for most triples in a game with 18 to go up, 2-1, TNT responded with 21, setting a new record for a finals game despite playing without RR Pogoy, who will sit out the rest of the series due to a fractured finger.

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson proved that he indeed deserves to be the Best Import of the Conference by dropping 36 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, and three steals to lead the Tropang Giga, who tied the series at 2-all.

Jayson Castro added 17 points, two rebounds, two assists, two steals, and one block off the bench.

Justin Brownlee led the Gin Kings with 28 points, five rebounds, four assists, and one block, while Scottie Thompson added 22 points, nine rebounds, six assists, two steals, and one block.

Christian Standhardinger, who won the Best Player of the Conference award earlier in the night, was held to only 10 points, three rebounds, nine assists, and one steal.

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