Here are the live scores, updates, and results of the 2022 PBA Philippine Cup between the TNT Tropang Giga and the Converge FiberXers scheduled on June 12, 2022, at 4:30 PM.
The TNT Tropang Giga is going to have a head-to-head match against the Converge FiberXers this afternoon. Both teams a win and a loss to start the conference.
TNT’s last game was against the Blackwater Bossing where they got defeated with a seven-point lead. Roger Pogoy led the team with 32 points and seven rebounds. Overall, Pogoy shot 11-27 from the field, six of them came from beyond the three-point arc where he splashed down two of them.
The Tropang Giga was not able to have offensive contributions from their primary scorers, namely, Rosario and Castro. Both of them played for most of the matchup, but only tallied 19 points, ten for Castro and nine for Rosario. TNT is looking to bounce back from their loss against Blackwater.
Meanwhile, the Converge FiberXers have already won their first-ever PBA game and they did it with style against the Magnolia Chicken Timplados Hotshots. The Hotshots were up by 20 points at one point of the matchup. In the first half, they were down 12-points against the Hotshots. They gradually reduced the winning margin of the opposing team in the second half and in the fourth quarter, the period where the lead ballooned to a 14-point lead, Ahanmisi drained down a three-pointer to tie the contest at 78-78.
With only seven seconds left with a score of 79-82 in favor of Magnolia, RK Ilagan received the ball from an inbound pass and without hesitation, pulls up from three-point country and splashes it down. The FiberXers then forced overtime.
In overtime, the FiberXers scored seven points while negating the Hotshots to score as they never logged in a single point in the extended period.
RK Ilagan, the main man of that matchup, finished with 14 points while shooting 4-8 from outside the three-point line. Jeron Teng led the team with 19 while Ahanmisi, who came off from the bench for Converge, had 14 for the historical victory.