MANILA, Philippines–Mikey Williams and TNT are getting ready for a tricky response from Meralco after they go for the clincher in Recreation 4 of the PBA Governors’ Cup semifinals on Friday at Good Araneta Coliseum.
Williams mentioned he expects the Bolts to place up a vigorous strategy they put up when the Tropang Giga suffered a 124-117 time beyond regulation loss within the second recreation of the best-of-five collection final Sunday.
“[I expect] them [to be] aggressive,” Williams mentioned after TNT took a 2-1 lead with a 99-80 victory.
“You see in Recreation 2, each time we scored, they pushed it proper again in transition. That’s the place they scored most of their factors final recreation. I feel we simply have to be prepared in transition.”
A win will ship TNT to the championship collection in opposition to Barangay Ginebra, which claimed the primary Finals spot after sweeping San Miguel Beer within the different semis affair.
TNT produced its two wins by a median margin of 24.5 factors, together with a 110-80 rout in Recreation 1 final March 24.
Recreation 3 noticed Williams rating 29 factors, redeeming himself from cooling off within the fourth and time beyond regulation durations the earlier time.
Williams was draining threes throughout the third quarter of Recreation 2 earlier than going scoreless the remainder of the best way.
“I positively needed to be extra assertive within the third and the fourth,” he mentioned. “I do know final recreation I used to be assertive within the third, and I went gun shy within the fourth. And I feel that’s a facet that may assist my teammates, positively sparked them just a little bit as a result of as soon as they see just a little pick-me-up, then they begin leaping on the bandwagon and begin to get going, too.
“However [in Game 4], we simply stayed locked in for 48 [minutes]. We virtually had a few psychological lapses within the fourth however we pushed via,” added Williams.
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