Boost for TNT as Jayson Castro set for return in game against Rain or Shine
Jayson Castro sat out one game to rest an injured Achilles heel. Jerome Ascano

TROPANG TNT gets a boost from its franchise player when it squares off against Rain or Shine on Monday in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.

Jayson Castro is expected to make his return after being sidelined in the Texters’ 85-80 win over NLEX last Sunday to rest a recurring Achilles injury.

“He will be ready to play,” Texters coach Jong Uichico said in a text message to Spin.ph ahead of the 7 p.m. matchup where the defending champions seek to improve their 3-4 win-loss record.

Castro reinjured his Achilles after taking a wrong step and limping on his way back to the bench late in their loss to Star two weeks ago.

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