Arwind Santos reaches out to Terrence Jones in person before Game 6 | Inquirer Sports

Arwind Santos reaches out to Terrence Jones in person before Game 6

By: - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ
/ 08:44 PM August 16, 2019

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.

READ: PBA fines Santos P200K for racial taunt on Jones

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.”

READ: Arwind Santos finally apologizes to Terrence Jones: I hope you forgive me

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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