MANILA, Philippines–The PBA is about to summon import Jamaal Franklin for his outburst at league officers following Converge’s 106-103 loss to Phoenix within the PBA Governors’ Cup on Sunday.
Franklin approached the referees’ desk to voice his displeasure at a pair of contested three-pointers which he felt ought to have been known as for a foul within the dying seconds of the match held at Sensible Araneta Coliseum.
It took coach Aldin Ayo and different members of the FiberXers workers to separate Franklin from referees and different league officers that included PBA commissioner Willie Marcial.
WATCH: Import Jamaal Franklin responds to a query on the non-calls late in Converge’s 106-103 loss to Phoenix.“What do you concentrate on it?” says Franklin, clearly nonetheless upset over the non-calls he acquired whereas going for a pair of three-pointers within the last seconds. | by way of Jonas Terrado/Inquirer Sports activities
Posted by Inquirer Sports on Sunday, February 26, 2023
He was clearly not in an excellent temper when reporters requested in regards to the non-calls.
“What do you concentrate on it?” he mentioned. “If you happen to would inform me what you concentrate on, then I’d be cool with that.”
Converge suffered defeat regardless of main by 12 factors within the third as Franklin didn’t convert on two rainbow photographs.
NO OT THIS TIME.
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One noticed Franklin getting blocked by Phoenix’s Simon Camacho for a go-ahead triple, however the latter’s hand appeared to have hit the Converge reinforcement because the ball was being launched.
The opposite had Franklin go for a operating three for the tie in opposition to Phoenix counterpart Du’Vaughn Maxwell that missed as time expired.
“We misplaced, they gained,” he mentioned. “If we had gained that recreation, I consider we’d have been second [in the standings]. It sucks.”
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