“The Blur” came to the Tropang Giga’s rescue.
Jayson Castro scored seven of his team’s final 8 points as TNT scraped past Phoenix Super LPG, 95-92, and get the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals off to a thrilling start on Wednesday night at Angeles University Foundation.
Castro had a triple and a layup that put TNT ahead, 92-88, with 26 seconds remaining before draining the game-sealing free throws that gave the Tropang Giga a 1-0 head start in the best-of-five series.
“We’re so glad Jayson stepped up tonight. The leadership, execution and good decision-making are what we needed from him,” said coach Bong Ravena, whose wards dodged trouble when Phoenix big man Jason Pe…