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Former Rocket Terrence Jones Got Clotheslined After A Low Blow In The Philippine Basketball Association


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Remember Terrence Jones? The former Kentucky standout who spent most of his pro career bouncing between the Houston Rockets and the G League? Well, he’s playing in the Philippine Basketball Association now as a member of TNT KaTropa, and had himself a wild night on Monday as he participated in the 2019 PBA Commissioner’s Cup tournament.

After being leveled on a screen by Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters’ Calvin Abueva, a man nicknamed “The Beast,” Jones gave Abueva a forearm to the groin as he got up from the ground, then continued upward as his elbow met Abueva’s chin. As Jones walked back to TNT’s bench during a timeout following the incident, he began dancing to Yung Joc’s “It’s Going Down” that was blaring over the speakers, not a care in the world.

On the opposite end of the court, Abueva was plotting his revenge.

After the two men got tangled going for a rebound in the 4th quarter, Jones chased the loose ball toward the three-point corner. After corralling the ball, Abueva sped toward Jones and hit him with an incredibly hard clothesline to the neck, sending Jones sprawling to the ground. Jones, irate, got back up and tried to engage in a fight with Abueva, but teammates spearated the two men and kept things from escalating. As Abueva headed back toward his bench, he mocked Jones with a dance of his own, this time to Eminem’s “The Real Slim Shady,” because whatever playlist this tournament had access to was strictly made up of mid-2000s rap hits, apparently.

So that’s what’s going on with Jones, and with the Philippine Basketball Association. Groin shots, elbows, clotheslines and dancing. It’s what the people want.

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