Chot Reyes: Poor defense gets TNT’s ass kicked

MANILA, Philippines–TNT took the court on Friday bearing a heavyweight tag. But Converge looked every bit the more seasoned squad throughout the 48 minutes of the contest at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.

“Obviously, we got our assess kicked,” a disgruntled Chot Reyes told a handful of reporters on the heels of a decisive 130-117 beating.

“Converge shot very well. 21 three [pointers]. We can’t win games if we allow our opponents to shoot that way, and that’s pretty much what happened,” he added.

The FiberXers were hot right out of the gates, pouring 43 points in the opening frame to nearly double the Tropang Giga’s output. Their sweet shooting had the club coasting for th…

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