Rain or Shine dumps Phoenix for 2-2 record

first_img“I challenged them before the game that I want them to be a running team from the beginning,”said ROS head coach Caloy Garcia after his squad evened its record to 2-2.Ed Daquioag scored a game-high 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the field in less than 22 minutes while James Yap broke out of his shooting slump and explode for 20 points, hitting eight of his 10 shots to lead the Elasto Painters.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“I think this is the best game I’ve seen him play,” Garcia said of Daquioag.Daquioag’s night though was cut short after hurting himself on a drive against Phoenix rookie Jason Perkins at the 7:33 mark of the third quarter. He also collected five rebounds and five assists. Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense It was a dominant win for the Painters despite playing without their star center Raymond Almazan.Garcia said it was his decision not to play Almazan, who did not attend team practice the past couple of days.“Actually, after the loss against Global, [we got into a commotion] but I think everything’s good right now,” he revealed.Garcia said he called out Almazan after his poor outing in a 78-70 loss to GlobalPort on Friday.The Painters shot 55% from the field and had 31 assists.ADVERTISEMENT Matthew Wright and Jason Perkins paced the Fuel Masters (2-2) with 17 points apiece.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next PBA now ‘letting players play’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Rain or Shine’s Eduard Daquioag. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netRain or Shine raced to a commanding lead and never looked back en route to a 120-99 whipping of Phoenix in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.The Elasto Painters went on a 35-6 blast to take a 39-11 lead in the first quarter and extended it to as much as 39 points in the third period as the Fuel Masters just didn’t show up right from the opening tip.ADVERTISEMENT Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View commentslast_img

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