Yap was on the winning side as his Elasto Painters walloped David’s Floodbuster in a game which also became historic for the former poster boy of the Star franchise.
At the 6:14 mark of the third quarter, Yap scored his 1,000th career three-pointer.
Yap finished with 10 points in the victory while David scored a measly point in the loss....
The former poster boy of the Star franchise, who had 10 points in his debut for the Elastopainters and made his 1,001st career triple, said he’s moved on from his past club.
“Naka-move on na ako (I have moved on),” said Yap Wednesday at Ynares Center. “Sa buhay basketball hindi naman natin hawak ang mga ganyang bagay. (That’s the basketball life, we don’t have control on these types of things).”...
MANILA, Philippines — The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters notched their second win of the season after beating the Mahindra Floodbuster 105-83 in the PBA Philippine Cup at Ynares Center in Antipolo City on Wednesday.
Jericho Cruz scored 15 points and fellow guard Maverick Ahanmisi had 14 as the Elasto Painters won their second straight blowout game.
Rain or Shine, which routed Talk N Text by 14 on Nov. 23, upped its record to 2-0 and joined Blackwater atop the standings....
The PBA has just ushered in its 42nd season but that didn’t prevent the league from collecting P38,000 in fines from eight players and one coach for their different infractions during the first week of the Oppo Philippine Cup.
NLEX big man Enrico Villanueva got the heftiest fine of P15,000 for a flagrant foul penalty one on rookie Carl Bryan Cruz and his “sarcastic and disrespectful on-court behaviour” during their game versus Alaska last week.
His teammate Eman Monfort was also slapped with a P10,000 penalty for “committing an injurious contact” again on Cruz....
MANILA, Philippines – Very few people were surprised when Mac Belo quickly established himself as a primetime player for the Blackwater Elite. After all, he was generally regarded as the most PBA-ready of all the rookies in the 2016 Draft.
Belo had 17 points and nine rebounds in his debut for the Elite, a 94-87 win over the Phoenix Fuel Masters. In his second game, he scored 12 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, sparking Blackwater's 86-84 win over the Meralco Bolts.
The former Far Eastern University (FEU) forward was promptly named the PBA Player of the Week. ...
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2016-2017 Philippine Cup||2||0||1.000|
|2015-2016 Governors' Cup||5||7||0.417||9th|
|2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup||16||7||0.696||Champions|
|2015-2016 Philippine Cup||12||7||0.632||3rd|
|2014-2015 Governors' Cup||9||7||0.562||3rd|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||15||7||0.682||Runn er-up|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||11||6||0.647||3rd|
|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|