Here is the PBA live streaming video of the Semi-Finals Game 2 battle between the TNT KaTropa and the Meralco Bolts which will take place at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City at 7:00 PM on December 17, 2019.
Note: Live streaming will start at 7:00 PM (PHI time). Reload the page on that said time to watch the video.
The Talk ‘N Text KaTropa took Game 1 and wanted to add more victory to prevent the momentum shift. Yet, coach Norman Black and his Bolts are brewing a much-improved strategy to avoid the 0-2 series score.
During their semi-finals opener last Sunday, TNT had their explosive run in the second half after the tight scoring in the first and second quarters. The KaTropa built a 22-point lead to deflate the confidence of their sister-team.
RR Pogoy is one of those KaTropa players who had the hot hands as he torched the nets of Smart Araneta Coliseum with his three-pointers. Pogoy dropped 12 points in the second half and finished the game with 18 points.
Pogoy, on the other hand, is playing while having an injury.
“Unang-una buti naman may pahinga ako so naka-recover ako. Sa totoo lang hindi pa 100 percent, eh,” said Pogoy. “Noong isang araw nga, sumakit pa, eh. Nagpahinga ako, hindi ako nag-ensayo. Tinitiis ko lang kasi sayang, eh. Gusto ko talagang makatulong sa team,” he added.
Meralco head coach Norman Black, on the other hand, wanted his team to avoid making one-on-one plays but rather more of five-on-five.
“It was really uncharacteristic for us to not play as a team,” said Black. “I felt we were too one-dimensional in the fact that some guys were dribbling too much, trying to get their shots off. That’s why this is probably our worst output as far as assists are in this conference and probably our highest turnovers total,” he added.