Arwind Santos reaches out to Terrence Jones in person before Game 6
MANILA, Philippines—Arwind Santos is determined to right his mistakes as he personally apologized to Terrence Jones during shootaround of Game 6 between San Miguel and TNT in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup finals Friday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Santos sought out Jones a few minutes before tip-off to personally seek forgiveness for his racist gestures towards the TNT import that happened in Game 5.
The PBA veteran already said sorry to Jones via a video on social media Thursday night after he was slapped a P200,000 fine and required to do community service and counseling by the PBA.
Santos caused an uproar after he was caught mimicked a monkey while taunting Jones late in the second quarter of Game 5. To make things worse, he defended his action by saying it was just part of “mind games.”
Jones, whose son is Filipino-American, aired his grievance, saying Santos’ gestures were “not only disrespectful to me but to my family and my race.”
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