Do-it-all Thompson shines for Ginebra in Game 2 of PBA Finals

first_imgPBA IMAGESLUCENA—Joe Devance may have sent Game 2 into overtime but Barangay Ginebra’s win had Scottie Thompson’s fingerprints all over it.Thompson posted jaw-dropping numbers Sunday night with 18 points, career-high 18 rebounds and eight assists as the Gin Kings evened the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup Finals at 1-1.ADVERTISEMENT ‘Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance PLAY LIST 01:30’Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance01:02Fajardo predicts there will be no sweep in PBA Finals00:50Trending Articles01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite NBA: Spurs pounce early to post big win over Lakers Taal Volcano continues to emit steam, ash from weak explosions Palace: Crisis over ABS-CBN franchise unlikely LATEST STORIES Panelo: Duterte only wants to emulate strong political will of Marcos 2 ‘bookies’ bet collectors held in Quezon Prince Harry: ‘No other option’ but to cut royal ties MOST READcenter_img View comments China counts sharp rise in coronavirus cases, 2 in Beijing Ginebra seeks to sustain that run in Game 3 on Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Marcos monument beside Aquino’s stirs Tarlac town Motorcycle taxis ‘illegal’ starting next week — LTFRB board member Beggar dead in Quezon hit-and-run incident Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “I just didn’t stop. I was thinking that I hope they tire out looking for me when rebounding,” Thompson said in Filipino after Ginebra outlasted San Miguel, 124-118, in OT.“Coach Tim said that whoever wants this more will be the one to get the win. And I really wanted to win this to tie the series.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSBreak new groundSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnThompson and the Gin Kings had to muster whatever strength they had left after blowing a 26-point lead and nearly dropping the game had it not been for Deviance’s last-second followup off his own miss at the end of regulation.“It was really a tough game. We got up early, but San Miguel knows how to fight back. It was really a credit to the coaching staff, to coach Tim, because they really looked at how San Miguel played defense on us. They gave everyone of us confidence, so the least we wanted to do was to repay that faith they had on us.”last_img

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