TNT’s Roger Pogoy downplays clutch offensive showing

first_imgUS judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants The score was tied at 74 with 3:04 left in the game when Pogoy made a booming 3-pointer off Jayson Castro’s assist with 2:38 remaining in the game to give the KaTropa a 77-74 lead.READ: Pogoy lifts TNT over Magnolia in OTFEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesHe then, made another clutch basket, this time a turnaround jumper in the post against Jio Jalalon that put TNT up, 79-74, with 29.9 seconds remaining.“We really have to win and that’s probably why we played that way,” said Pogoy in Filipino Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena. “The win, however, wasn’t just because of my dagger since all of us helped each other especially with that good pass from kuya Jayson in overtime.” ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Pogoy added that he wasn’t used to being a scorer and he regarded himself as more of a defender rather than an offensive player.But his numbers prove otherwise.“Actually, I’m not comfortable being a scorer and I see myself as more of a defensive player,” said Pogoy, who had 26 points and five rebounds. “I’m not consistent in my offense but I work hard to be a good defender and rebounder.”Pogoy has emerged as TNT’s leading scorer and rebounder averaging 19.8 points and 9.7 rebounds per game through six games this conference where the KaTropa went 3-3.Well his rebounding numbers is a defensive aspect of the game, but those nearly 20 points a game just shatters his claim that he’s not a scorer.ADVERTISEMENT PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war Beau Belga’s presence looms large over young Rain or Shine teammates SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte LATEST STORIES Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusationscenter_img ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town MOST READ PBA IMAGESMANILA, Philippines—Roger Pogoy may not say it but he’s a true blue scorer and when TNT needed his offensive exploits, he was more than happy to oblige.The KaTropa and Magnolia were locked in a tight overtime period when Pogoy decided to work his magic.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View commentslast_img

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