Terrence Romeo paced the Batang Pier in scoring with 33 points. But it was Jay Washington’s putback in the final 28 seconds that led to GlobalPort’s third straight win.
The Batang Pier trailed the Elasto Painters for most part of the game until Washington found an opening to sink the basket that pushed GlobalPort ahead, 100-99.
Yousef Taha then split his free throws with 3.4 ticks remaining to peg the final scores....
The GlobalPort Batang Pier try to push their winning streak to three games as they take on the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in PBA Governors’ Cup out-of-town action Saturday at the Ibalong Centrum for Recreation in Legazpi City, Albay.
GlobalPort and Rain or Shine face off at 5 p.m. live on TV5.
After losing their first four games, the Batang Pier (2-4) finally got their campaign going by registering two straight victories. GlobalPort is hoping to ride the momentum of its huge 98-92 win over defending champions San Miguel....
Rafael Nadal arrived in New York last Sunday to prepare for the US Open, which begins on 29 August at Flushing Meadows. The Mallorcan, who returned to the ATP World Tour in Cincinnati after overcoming a left wrist injury, goes into the tournament excited after his time on the sidelines.
"I need to keep competing and training," explained Nadal in an interview with EL ESPAÑOL. "I went a long time without training. That's the reality. I think that is what I need at the moment."
The 14-time Grand Slam champion had to withdraw from the third round at Roland Garros due to a left wrist injury, which caused him to miss several tournaments including Wimbledon....
And after a disappointing 101-87 loss to Barangay Ginebra on Sunday, Elasto Painters head coach Yeng Guiao seemed to have had enough of his team’s inconsistent showing.
“I’m a little worried because it’s our sixth game in the eliminations and by this time, we should be peaking,” said Guiao on Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “Ang nangyayari nagsa-slide kami, so this will require urgent measures.”...
Rain or Shine Coach Yeng Guiao said the team will assess whether to replace import Dior Lowhorn or keep him after the Elasto Painters suffered a 101-87 loss to Barangay Ginebra San Miguel last Sunday in the PBA Governors’ Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Lowhorn was held to just 10 points and eight rebounds while committing four turnovers in 31 minutes of action for an efficiency rating of -24 as Rain or Shine dropped to a share of sixth to seventh places with NLEX at 3-3.
“I’ll meet with the coaches tomorrow after our practice,” Guiao said yesterday. “We’ll know if we’ll replace him or not, but as of now, we don’t have a decision on that matter.”...
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2015-2016 Governors' Cup||3||4||0.429|
|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|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||7||7||0.500||4th|