TNT resumes its drive to grab the top spot in the playoffs when it faces Rain or Shine on Wednesday in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.
The KaTropa end their 12-day break with a match against the Elastopainters at 7 p.m.
TNT is currently in first place with a 7-1 win-loss card after extending its winning streak to five games with a 109-102 win over Columbian on June 21.
Terrence Jones continued to be the major force for the KaTropa, averaging 34.5 points, 15.9 rebounds, 6.3 assists, 1.3 steals and 3.0 blocks.
In the victory against Columbian, Jones had 39 points, 17 rebounds, six assists, and seven blocks in another all-around effort.
Rain or Shine is in eighth place with a 3-4 win-loss record and hope to bounce back from a 100-97 loss to NLEX last week.
In the first game, NorthPort looks to return to its winning ways as it battles Columbian at 4:30 p.m.
The Batang Pier dropped a 97-87 decision against Phoenix Pulse last week to drop to second place with a 7-2 card.
They will be facing a Columbian team on a high after stunning San Miguel in overtime, 134-132, last Sunday.