Jeo Ambohot blasts off from deep as Converge rips TNT

Jeron Teng played great basketball even if with a mask on. PBA Images
By Ivan Saldajeno

MANILA—Jeo Ambohot finally put up a performance worthy of being a former number three pick as he led Converge to a 109-84 rout of TNT in their PBA on Tour battle on Wednesday night at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.

Ambohot, who struggled in form during his rookie season, caught fire for 31 points behind eight threes as the FiberXers gradually pulled away from Tropang Giga in front of Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Phil Handy, who was in the venue ahead of a special training session until the end of the month.

Ambohot also had eight rebounds and one assist, while Justin Arana, who was drafted next to him last year, added 18 points, 14 rebounds, six assists, one block, and one steal for Converge.

Jeron Teng, who played with a protective mask, put up 19 points, three rebounds, and one assist off the bench.

Glenn Khobuntin continued his impressive preseason with 22 points, five rebounds, three assists, and one steal for TNT.

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