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Terrence Jones headbutt on Chris Ross upgraded to flagrant foul 2

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 07:54 PM August 10, 2019

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MANILA, Philippines—As it turned out, TNT import Terrence Jones avoided ejection in Game 3 of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals.

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Jones’ headbutt on San Miguel Beer guard Chris Ross in the first quarter of the KaTropa’s 115-105 win on Friday was initially called a flagrant foul penalty 1 but was upgraded to a flagrant 2 by the league on Saturday.

The PBA also meted a P20,000 fine on Jones, who was brilliant once again with 37 points, 18 rebounds, nine assists and five blocks to spearhead TNT’s rally from 17 points down.

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Beermen forward Christian Standhardinger was also fined P5,000 for his flagrant 1 against Jones.

It has been a rough-and-tumble finals series after three games with TNT shooting for a commanding 3-1 lead Sunday night.

Jones is also tipped to win the Best Import plum during the awarding ceremony where the Best Player of the Conference will also be named before Game 4 tips off at Araneta Coliseum.

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TAGS: Chris Ross, PBA Commissioner's Cup, San Miguel Beermen, Terrence Jones, TNT KaTropa
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