Without Ravena, Alas, Road Warriors fail to match KaTropa’s fire power

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial MOST READ And that absence was felt in the Road Warriors’ 117-106 loss to TNT Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena.NLEX head coach Yeng Guiao said they failed to match the firepower of the KaTropa, whose backcourt partnership of Jayson Castro and Terrence Romeo could easily exceed that of the Road Warriors’ Alas and Ravena.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“We really lack the firepower and when you play against a team with a lot of offensive firepower like TNT that’s the time you really miss Kiefer and Kevin,” said Guiao in Filipino.Guiao, despite his team falling to a 2-5 record, chose to look at the silver lining of their loss to the KaTropa. Supermom: Blatchford draws inspiration from daughter Mahli to win Ironman PH Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film LATEST STORIES View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours The Road Warriors fell behind in the second quarter, 51-30, but roared back in the third to get an 80-79 lead after a 50-28 run.Although TNT managed to regain composure in the fourth building a 108-96 margin, NLEX once more managed to get back to the game after Alex Mallari went on a personal 8-0 run to cut the deficit to 108-104.Unfortunately for the Road Warriors, Joshua Smith and Jayson Castro iced the game for the KaTropa exchanging buckets in the final two minutes for the 114-106 lead.“Looking at the positive side, the guys gave their best,” said Guiao. “If we want to give ourselves a chance we cannot lose any single game anymore. You need to win all four to be assured a slot.”ADVERTISEMENT NLEX may just be one of the most unfortunate teams in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup having to deal with the absence of its star backcourt in Kiefer Ravena and Kevin Alas.ADVERTISEMENT Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate fallslast_img

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