In battle of gunners, TNT hopes defense holds up

SMART CLARK GIGA CITY — Facing a much-improved enemy, TNT hopes it has been able to make out of its tweaks and calibrations when it plunges into semifinal action with Phoenix Super LPG this Wednesday.

Coach Bong Ravena hopes his charges have shed their iffy habits on defense, especially against a Fuel Masters side that has become deadlier with Calvin Abueva.

“I just hope for consistency. Our offense could take care of itself,” he told the Inquirer. “It’s simple. If we make stops, we get to execute. So we’re really more concerned with how we make stops.”

Such a guarded approach was shared by Roger Pogoy, Tropang Giga’s dead-eye shooter who has emerged as the team’s most pot…

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