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Scuffling with meals poisoning, Ginebra import Justin Brownlee rests on the bench in Recreation 5 of the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals. –PBA IMAGES

MANILA, Philippines—Ginebra coach Tim Cone is longing for Justin Brownlee’s fast restoration from extreme meals poisoning after the Gin Kings’ 104-95 loss to TNT in Recreation 5 of the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals at Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday. 

Dropping Brownlee, who needed to be taken to the hospital after the sport in response to Cone, made the sport much more difficult for the Gin Kings, who are actually down 2-3 within the best-of-seven PBA Finals collection.

“It’s very exhausting when our greatest participant didn’t play within the second half,” Cone stated.  “[Brownlee] had extreme meals poisoning. He tried to go within the first half and did a reasonably good job however by halftime, he was out. You’ll be able to see it at first of the second half, he simply didn’t have something.”

“He was throwing up on the bench. We took him out and now we’re taking him to the hospital, one thing we in all probability ought to have performed earlier than the sport even began.”

Brownlee performed for under 25 minutes within the defeat, earlier than finally leaving the sport late within the third quarter. The runner-up for Greatest Import of the Convention completed with 14 factors, 4 rebounds, a steal and a block.

Ginebra import Justin Brownlee in Recreation 5 of the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals. –PBA IMAGES

His departure from the match allowed his counterpart Rondae Hollis-Jefferson to dominate with a triple-double of 32 factors, 16 rebounds and 10 assists.

Cone, although, admitted that Brownlee’s early exit was not the one reason behind the defeat, stating that turnovers down the stretch have been as detrimental to the Gin Kings as nicely.

“[The] bottomline is, we made some turnovers down the stretch. We couldn’t rebound with out Justin there and that’s the story of the sport,” Cone stated.

WATCH: Coach Tim Cone after shedding Recreation 5 of the PBA Governors’ Cup Finals. | by way of Rommel Fuertes

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With 72 hours left earlier than the potential series-ending Recreation 6, Cone is hopeful that Brownlee would react positively after his hospital check-up.

“Hopefully, Justin might be higher after we convey him to the hospital. We’ll see. It’s fairly extreme… actually extreme, really.”

The Gin Kings goal to tie the collection on Friday’s Recreation 6 to arrange a winner-take-all seventh recreation on Sunday 

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