Smith or Myers? TNT has until noon to decide

first_imgJoshua Smith vs June Mar Fajardo. PBA IMAGESA win behind in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals, TNT KaTropa is working on the requirements of Mike Myers as the coaching staff decides by 12 noon on Tuesday whether or not to play a new import for Game 4 of the best-of-seven title series.Joshua Smith played the first three games and helped the Texters win the series opener, but after back-to-back losses to the powerhouse San Miguel Beermen, coach Nash Racela is now contemplating on tapping Myers.ADVERTISEMENT Gerald: Just because I’ve been bashed doesn’t mean I’d stop working End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Myers flew in more than a week ago supposedly to replace Smith in the Final Four series with Barangay Ginebra after the 6-foot-9, 330-pound big man tore ligaments in his right foot.But Smith bravely plodded on and hit the winning basket in the Texters’ 104-102 Game 1 win as he repaid his local teammates in kind after they had asked Racela to give him the chance to play in the championship series.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnSPORTSBreak new groundMyers, if he gets the green light to play, will be measured for the 6-foot-10 height limit hours before the 7 p.m. tip off of Game 4 on Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Team officials are confident that Myers will easily make the grade. LATEST STORIES Cordilleras next stop of PSC games For Ina, portraying a zombie is like an ‘out-of-body experience’ View comments Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite A dream fulfilled for Christian Swing Out Sister back to PH this April Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ After the Beermen’s 109-97 Game 3 win, San Miguel coach Leo Austria said TNT would be “better” off replacing Smith at this stage of the series because the Beermen showed a lot of authority winning the last two games.Players of both teams will be coming off a break on Monday, with the TNT coaching staff meeting to discuss whether or not to replace the injured Smith.If he gets the go-signal, Myers will have the benefit of just one practice on Tuesday before he plunges into action to try to save the Texters from falling into a 1-3 hole against the consensus team to beat in the tournament.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ 7 NPA members surrender in Isabela provincelast_img

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