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Santos apologizes to Jones for racist monkey taunt: Tao rin po akong nagkakamali


San Miguel forward Arwind Santos has finally asked TNT big man Terrence Jones for forgiveness after his racist monkey gestures in Game 5 of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup finals Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Santos, who was fined P200,000 by the PBA for his discriminatory actions and was required to do community service and counseling, posted a video on his Twitter account saying sorry to Jones and the PBA fans.

“First of all, I would like to say sorry to Terrence Jones. I don’t mean anything bad for you, I hope you forgive me.”

“Gusto ko rin humingi ng taos pusong pagpapatawadad sa fans ng Talk N’ Text, San Miguel, at PBA. Sa lahat po ng nasaktan, wala po akong masamang intensiyon at inaamin ko pong nagkamali ako.”

Santos was seen dancing like an ape directed at Jones late in the second quarter of the Beermen’s 99-94 in Game 5 that gave them a 3-2 series lead.

“I’m sorry, sana mapatawad niyo ako, tao rin po akong nagkakamali po ako. Sana mapatawad niyo ako.”