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2014-2015 Philippine Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: P. Lee (12.50)
RPG: R. Almazan (8.00)
APG: J. Quiñahan (3.00)
SPG: J. Chan (1.33)
BPG: J. Quiñahan (1.33)

November 02, 2014 5:15PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
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PBA to allow Asian players as 2nd imports in Governors' Cup

October 31, 2014

The PBA has approved the proposal to allow Asian cagers to play for the local teams as imports in the 2015 Governors' Cup.

The decision was made final after a unanimous agreement in the PBA Board of Governors' meeting on Thursday, according to the league's official website.

"This is clearly experimental on the part of the PBA, with the end in view of maximizing the marketing value of the PBA, not just within the country, but within the region," said PBA commissioner Chito Salud.

The Asian players will serve as second imports for the 12 teams competing in the last conference of the season. Tapping their services is optional....

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Despite still nursing injury, Paul Lee catches fire for Rain or Shine

October 30, 2014

Paul Lee missed Rain or Shine's last game against Blackwater due to a hyperextended knee, but came back with a vengeance on Wednesday against Kia Sorento.

The guard said he is still not 100 percent after the injury he sustained in the opening game against San Miguel, but he did not look bothered at all as he exploded for 22 points in 15 minutes of play against hapless expansion team Kia.

"S'yempre conscious ako e. Lagi kong binabantayan. Every move ko mine-make sure ko na hindi maii-straight talaga 'yung leg ko," Lee said of his knee....

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Paul Lee returns from injury, leads Rain or Shine to 29-point romp against Kia

October 30, 2014

KIA's Reil Cervantes challenges Rain or Shine's Paul Lee. Photo by Mark Cristino for The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters welcomed the return of star Paul Lee from injury with a 29-point rout of expansion team Kia, 117-88, in the PBA Philippine Cup on Wednesday at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

Lee scored 22 points and grabbed four rebounds while Beau Belga added 16 as Rain or Shine picked up a second straight win.

Seven Rain or Shine players finished in double figures in the high-scoring game with TY Tang adding 15 while three players – Jeric Teng, Jervy Cruz and rookie Jericho Cruz – chipped in with 12 apiece. Jonathan Uyloan also added 10 points....

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Rain or Shine, Kia tussle

October 29, 2014

Gabe Norwood of Rain or Shine with a dunk. Sports5/Paul Ryan TanRain or Shine tries to build a winning streak in its tiff with Kia.

The Elasto Painters (1-1) came from behind to dispatch the Blackwater Elite, 82-75, last Friday and Rain or Shine needs to be in its deadly form to avoid another near-upset from an expansion squad in Kia.

The Sorento (1-1) is hoping to erase the memory of its humiliating loss to Ginebra to return to the win column. ...

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‘He deserves it’: Yeng Guiao happy to see Jonathan Uyloan’s rise as key contributor for Rain or Shine

October 26, 2014

Rain or Shine teammates Jonathan Uyloan and Paul Lee. Sports5 file/Pranz Kaeno BillonesIn Rain or Shine’s two games this season, Jonathan Uyloan has gotten the most playing his time he’s had in his career.

With backcourt star Paul Lee suffering an injury in their season opener, Uyloan has been granted plenty of minutes and he’s made the most of them, averaging 6.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals in 23.5 minutes per contest.

“Jonathan deserves the time he’s getting. Last conference, the offseason, nagpakita naman siya na kaya niya,” Rain or Shine coach Yeng Guiao told in an interview....

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 2 1 0.667
2013-2014 Governors' Cup 12 8 0.600 Runner-up
2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup 7 8 0.467 3rd
2013-2014 Philippine Cup 18 8 0.692 Runner-up
2012-2013 Governors' Cup 7 7 0.500 4th
2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup 9 7 0.562 5th
2012-2013 Philippine Cup 15 12 0.556 Runner-up
2011-2012 Governors' Cup 14 7 0.667 Champions
2011-2012 Commissioners' Cup 3 6 0.333 8th
2011-2012 Philippine Cup 14 9 0.609 4th