Rain or Shine Captured First Win Against Global Port, Romeo Good But Bad
Rain or Shine started the game on a positive note and got a 7 point lead in the first half. They continued the good run in the second quarter but Global Port put up a good fight in the second half only to fall short with the score of 98 to 96 in favor of Rain or Shine.
Rain or Shine was shooting at a high 50% while Global Port is only at 40%. It could have been higher if not because of Terrence Romeo who was triggered happy once again taking 27 attempts and only hitting 9 (33%). He led the scoring , though, with 28 points. But that is not the only issue in this game. Batang Pier also had a problem with their import Jabril Trawick who played only for 16 minutes, shot at 20% (1/5) and fouled out of the game. As per writing, we heard that Trawick will be replaced right away.
Rain or Shine's import was a different story as Weatherspoon scored a team high of 25 while shooting 61%. He also got a help from tonight's player of the game Ahanmisi with 17 points.
Watch the highlights from TV5.
RAIN OR SHINE 98 - Weatherspoon 25, Ahanmisi 17, Almazan 15, Tiu 10, Chan 9, Washington 8, Cruz 4, Norwood 4, Ponferada 3, Yap 2, Belga 1.
GLOBALPORT 96 - Romeo 28, Pringle 21, Anthony 12, Guinto 12, Arana 3, Mamaril 3, Trawick 3, Mamaril 2, Ababou 2, Van Opstal 0, Grey 0, Maierhofer 0.
Quarters: 24-17, 50-39, 71-70, 98-96.