Another big game from James Yap lifts Rain or Shine past NorthPort

Another big game from James Yap lifts Rain or Shine past NorthPort

January 18, 2020 qrcdssnf 0

first_imgWill you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Rain or Shine drew another vintage performance from James Yap in it narrow victory over NorthPort, 107-100, in the 2019 PBA Philippine Cup Friday night at Mall of Asia Arena.Yap, who has been the spearhead of the ElastoPainters’ offense in its past exploits, knocked down a step-back triple over BatangPier’s Paolo Taha to put his squad ahead, 102-100, with roughly three minutes left to play.ADVERTISEMENT Yap finished with 19 points, joining Beau Belga as Rain or Shine’s top scorers. Raymond Almazan finally got his scoring groove back, tallying 14. Nambatac and Maverick Ahanmisi both chimed in 11.Stanley Pringle had 34 points for the Batang Pier. Sean Anthony also contributed greatly on the scoring department, finishing the game with 22 markers.“Come Sunday, we play in the first game, the time for us to study them is short,” said Garcia ahead of his squad’s showdown with league-leading Phoenix who they face this Sunday.“They played well. They beat NLEX by just a point today and they’re now 5-0,” he added. “It’s going be a tough game with both teams playing hard today.”NorthPort, for its part, slid to a 2-2 record in the standings ahead of its meeting against  Phoenix.ADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) PLAY LIST 03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)01:58SEA Games 2019: Melcah Caballero wins another rowing gold for Philippines01:06SEA Games 2019: Comaling gives PH another gold in modern pentathlon02:14Carpio 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 Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Rey Nambatac picked up the scoring cudgels and contributed from the charity stripe before Mark Borboran dealt the final blow and formalized the Painters’ fifth victory in six outings.“We hit big shots,” said Rain or Shine mentor Caloy Garcia. “James hit big shots, Nambatac carried us.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsGarcia went on to commend Borboran who he said “changed the complexion of the game.”“Practically, those guys who played in the end gave us this win,” he added. The Scores:Rain or Shine 107 – Yap 19, Belga 19, Torres 16, Almazan 14, Ahanmisi 11, Nambatac 11, Borboran 6, Norwood 4, Daquioag 3, Rosales 2, Mocon 2, Ponferada 0.NorthPort 100 – Pringle 34, Anthony 22, Tautuaa 16, Bolick 9, Lanete 7, Guinto 6, Gabayni 4, Grey 2, Elorde 0, Sollano 0, Taha 0, Arana 0.Quarters: 28-25, 53-59, 79-89, 107-100.RELATED VIDEOcenter_img Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Lady Chiefs forces winner-take-all Game 3 in NCAA volleyball finals View comments Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California collegelast_img

 

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