Tautuaa suspended 1 game, fined P35k for hit on TNT import
Mo Tautuaa’s career reboot in GlobalPort is off to a shaky start.
The PBA handed a one-game suspension and P35,000 fine on the Fil-Tongan center for his flagrant fouls incurred in the Batang Pier’s game against TNT on Sunday.
Tautuaa kicked KaTropa reinforcement Jeremy Tyler in the chest on his way down from a dunk which led to his ejection with 2:41 left in the game.
Teammate Joseph Gabayni was also slapped with a P5,000 fine after his flagrant foul on Roger Pogoy.
GlobalPort import Malcolm White and TNT forward Don Trollano were also meted P5,000 fines each for their flagrant foul penalty one infraction in the game.
TNT came away with the 128-114 victory in the heated game against GlobalPort to open the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup.
Meanwhile, Blackwater shooter Allein Maliksi was also penalized P5,000 for his flagrant foul penalty one in the Elite’s 98-126 defeat to Columbian Dyip last Sunday.
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