" Co-owned by Raymond Yu and Terry Que, Rain or Shine
stepped up to the plate last year when it agreed to represent the country in the Asian Games.
Rey Nambatac, Gabe Norwood, rookie Javee Mocon and import Carl Montgomery are also expected to play key roles for Rain or Shine
in its quest to stay alive once again.
It could be a rematch if Magnolia eliminates Rain or Shine
and San Miguel Beer ousts Phoenix in Game Five of their series on Thursday night.
Ginebra (first overall), San Mig Coffee (2nd overall, 10th overall), Rain or Shine
(third overall and 9th overall), Barako Bull (4th, 5th and 6th overall), Globalport (7th overall), Alaska (8th overall).
In Game 2 last Monday, Rain or Shine
once again raced to a strong start and led by 29 early in the second period.
Montgomery drained a three and Parks slipped and lost the ball when Rain or Shine
went for a full court press that enabled Nambatac to score and cut the gap to 80-77.
Despite the win, Rain or Shine
head coach Caloy Garcia wasn't happy with how his team performed especially with his players turning the ball over 22 times and allowing Phoenix to score 25 points off of it.
Picked sixth overall by Rain or Shine
in last year's draft, Mocon jump-started the month by exploding for 18 points, 17 rebounds and four assists, as Rain or Shine
stunned reigning and defending champion San Miguel Beer, 108-98, at the Ynares Center in Antipolo to emerge co-Best Player of the Game with two-time Most Valuable Player James Yap.
Rain or Shine
is unbeaten with new import Carl Montgomery in harness.
Rain or Shine
lost Bowles after injuring his left knee in the first half of Saturday's win over Alaska but didn't take long for them to find a replacement in Montgomery, who was coming off a stint in Malaysia.
Winning three straight games wasn't enough momentum for Magnolia to dispense Rain or Shine
in the semifinals of the PBA Philippine Cup.
Although the national team would virtually be a Rain or Shine
squad, the SBP still has to make the official announcement about the team that will have NLEX's Yeng Guiao as head coach and the Elasto Painters' Caloy Garcia as his chief assistant.
ONE-ON-ONE: Pau Lee of Rain or Shine
being defended by NLEX's Wynne Arboleda.
TNT KaTropa showed little signs of rust despite a 12-day layoff and crushed Rain or Shine
, 102-81, to remain on top of the PBA Commissioner's Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Rain or Shine
's Daquioag named PBA week's best player !-- -- (Philstar.com) - April 16, 2019 - 12:31pm MANILA, Philippines Sweet-shooting guard Ed Daquioag captured the Cignal-PBA Press Corps Player of the week after playing a major role in Rain or Shine
's 2-0 series lead over Magnolia in their 2019 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals series.