Terrific 12: TNT falls to Lance Stephenson, Liaoning in tight game

first_imgHeart Evangelista, Kim Chiu, more celebs appeal for animal rescue after Taal eruption View comments Teen dead, another hurt in vehicular collision in Santiago City The KaTropa relied mostly on imports McKenzie Moore and KJ McDaniels as their offensive force with Troy Rosario, Ryan Reyes, and Anthony Semerad all sitting the game out.Moore finished with a game-high 41 points with seven rebounds and five assists while McDaniels, TNT’s main reinforcement in the PBA Governors’ Cup, had 32 points and nine boards.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lance Stephenson Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMACAU—TNT fell short in its opening match and lost to Liaoning, 96-91, in Group D of the East Asia Super League: The Terrific 12 Tuesday at Tap Seac Sports Pavilion here.The KaTropa fell to a 0-1 record in the group and will now have to rely on Niigata to beat the Flying Leopards on Thursday to at least get a shot at the semifinals.ADVERTISEMENT TNT held a 62-57 lead midway through the third but that was its last grasp on the driver’s seat with Liaoning staging a 9-0 run to take the 66-62 lead with 2:58 left in the third off of Li Xiaoxu’s putback layup.“First of I thought it was a really good game and we came off a long conference in the PBA so this is a really good competition for us to play in,” said TNT active consultant Mark Dickel.“Lots of positives to build around in this game.”TNT’s David Semerad got into a tussle with Stephenson late in the but was easily pacified after game officials intervened.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Robredo to visit Batangas families displaced by Taal erruption ‘People evacuated on their own’ A win for Liaoning against the Albirex Basketball would ultimately eliminate the KaTropa.Former NBA veteran Lance Stephenson sizzled in his first game with the Flying Leopards putting up 31 points, six rebounds, and eight assists.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAndray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai SottoSPORTSBig differenceSPORTSAlmazan status stays uncertain ahead of Game 4center_img LOOK: Kryz Uy, Slater Young expecting first son MOST READ Kiefer Ravena relishes return to UAAP as TV analyst LOOK: Taal Volcano island 2 days after eruption Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Taal Volcano’s lava fountain weakens, but Phivolcs says it’s not sign of slowing down No need to wear face masks in Metro Manila, says scientist Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:04Daybreak as smoke, ash billows from Taal volcano01:05Poor visibility, nakaapekto sa maraming lugar sa Batangas03:028,000 pulis sa Region 4-A, tuloy ang trabaho03:57Phivolcs, nahihirapan sa komunikasyon sa Taal01:04Sold-out: Stores run out of face masks after Taal spews ash01:45Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdownlast_img

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