MANILA, Philippines—Scottie Thompson, by all accounts, was having one of the worst games statistically during Game 2 of the PBA Philippine Cup finals against TNT.
Until that one final three-pointer.
With just over 30 seconds left in the game, Thompson got a pass from Stanley Pringle and drilled a game-saving three-pointer from the right corner that put Barangay Ginebra up 87-85.
That was Thompson’s only field goal as he finished with three points, on 1-of-5 shooting, nine rebounds, three assists, and six turnovers.
Despite a horrid shooting from his point guard, Gin Kings head coach Tim Cone never had any doubts that Thompson could make the shot
“When I saw that pass go to him, …
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