Skip to main content

No Big James for Rain or Shine: Former League MVP Out for the Rest of the Philippine Cup

(Photo by the PBA Media Bureau)


But the good news for the Elasto Painters, Chris Tiu is returning.

Just last Friday, the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters stayed within striking distance against the Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings in a game that went the distance as the Gin Kings needed three extra periods to beat an undermanned Rain or Shine squad. Ginebra's win not only sealed their quarterfinals position but also allowed the Gin Kings to know who they will be facing off against in a best-of-3 quarterfinals series and that team happens to be none other than the Elasto Painters themselves.

However, Coach Caloy Garcia is facing a big problem with a rejuvenated James Yap who missed the last games of his team in the elimination round due to an injury- has been ruled out for the rest of the Philippine Cup.  According to Garcia, it was the decision of  Yap to sit out the rest of the conference to avoid aggravating his pulled calf muscle injury which he sustained during practice. This is also a bad beat for Yap who was having an equally-rejuvenated conference despite his age, averaging 10 points, 3 rebounds, and a dime in 9 games.

Fortunately for the Elasto Painters, Chris Tiu is expected to make his much-needed return in time for the quarterfinals after missing the last 3 games due to a hamstring injury. According to Caloy Garcia, Chris Tiu would have been a big boost if he played last Friday against fellow Ateneo graduate, LA Tenorio. And frankly, Rain or Shine will need all the help that they can get despite the possibility that Ginebra star center, Greg Slaughter might miss the series opener as he also missed last Friday's encounter due to a sprain plus the fact that Japeth Aguilar is injured as well.


Prediction

Who will win the series? It depends on who has more manpower to overcome their respective injury stockpile. But talent-wise, Ginebra has the upper hand considering the fact that they still have Jervy Cruz, Raymond Aguilar, and Joe Devance to fill the void that Greg Slaughter might miss. In fact, it was Jervy Cruz who delivered the biggest blow in the third overtime period last Friday. 

Popular posts from this blog

10 Hottest PBA Courtside Reporters

It's a good thing that these ladies weren't ranked in this video. Not only will it be too difficult, it will also be too unjust.

As the games in the PBA start heating up and the country is getting all the more hotter, these PBA courtside reporters isn't at all helping and is keeping the PBA smoldering hot. PBA and TV5 has done a great job in aqcuiring these intelligent and attractive courtside reporters.

DIRECTORY: Basketball Courts For Rent in Manila

Village Sports Club - http://www.vsportsclub.com/
Address: El Grande Avenue corner Tropical Avenue, Topman Village
Las PiƱas
Metro Manila
1740
Philippines Time: Tuesdays to Sundays 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM Phone: 822-1000 Local: 232 / 233 Mobile: 0917-801-2094 or 0998-586-9321 Type: Maple wood flooring (supplied by Robbins Sports Surfaces), Covered Rate: Php 2,000 per hour Local: 822-1000 local 232/233

Rancho 3 Basketball Court Address: 3 Rancho
Marikina
Metro Manila
1811
Philippines Type: Cement Rate: Php 200 per hour

Servicing Tips Every Car Owner Should Know To Make Life Easier

Having the freedom to be able to roam freely in our cars is a privilege that many of us in this world have, and more often than not, when that privilege is taken from us we can feel lost. This usually happens when our cars break down or need to be serviced. To prevent this feeling from being a regular occurrence, there are some steps that you could be taking to make sure that you can rest assured that your car isn’t going to need to go in for repairs anytime soon. Here are some servicing tips every car owner should know to make life easier.
https://pixabay.com/en/ford-mustang-v8-67-ford-mustang-2705402/


Do your car checks regularly You’ve probably already heard about the checks that you should be making on your car. Checking the oil and water level, and making sure that your tires are pumped up enough can make a massive difference to how your car performs. Not only that, if any of these things are rejected to be taken care of, it can lead to bigger problems with your car that will cos…

Gilas Pilipinas vs. Australia 3rd quarter fight in FIBA World Cup 2019 Asian Qualifiers

Gilas Pilipinas vs. Australia 3rd quarter fight in FIBA World Cup 2019 Asian Qualifiers A fight breaks out in the third quarter of the FIBA World Cup 2019 Asian Qualifiers between Gilas Pilipinas and Australia. Subscribe to the GMA News channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/gmanews Visit the GMA News and Public Affairs Portal: http://www.gmanews.tv Connect with us on: […] MoreThe post Gilas Pilipinas vs. Australia 3rd quarter fight in FIBA World Cup 2019 Asian Qualifiers appeared first on Powcast Sports.

from https://powcastsports.com/gilas-pilipinas-vs-australia-3rd-quarter-fight-in-fiba-world-cup-2019-asian-qualifiers/