TNT ADVANCES TO PLAYOFFS WITH OVERTIME WIN OVER NORTHPORT
TNT Tropang Giga pulled off an overtime stunner over NorthPort Batang Pier, 106-101, to clinch a playoff spot with a twice-to-beat advantage on Friday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Mikey Williams led TNT rally with 28 points, seven assists, four rebounds, and two steals to nab the no. three seed in the playoffs and ending the eliminations round with a 7-4 win-loss record.
TNT import Aaron Fuller had a double-double with 15 points and 20 boards.
Jayson Castro and RR Pogoy both scored in double figures, with 15 and 11 markers, respectively.
While Jamel Artis scored 39 points, grabbed 13 rebounds, had five assists, two blocks, and two steals in the heartbreaking loss, which dropped the Batang Pier to 5-6.
NorthPort has still the chance to board the playoffs bus as they face Phoenix on Sunday in their knockout match for the number eight position.