Rain or Shine makes it two in a row with 99-95 OT win over Mahindra

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PBA Media Bureau

The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters could not win it in regulation but took care of business in the extra period as they defeated the Mahindra Floodbuster, 99-95, in an exciting overtime clash in the Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup on Sunday at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

Rain or Shine saw a seven-point lead slip away in the fourth quarter after an explosive showing from Mahindra’s Gary David but was able to force overtime on a late run before claiming the win.

Import Shawn Taggart led the way for Rain or Shine with 29 points, 10 rebounds and four assists.

Beau Belga and James Yap each scored 12 markers while Jeff Chan added 10 markers for the Elasto Painters, who are now 2-0 for the new conference. – InterAksyon.com

The scores:

Rain or Shine 99 – Taggart 29, Belga 12, Yap 12, Chan 10, Almazan 9, Ahanmisi 8, Washington 6, Ponferada 5, Tiu 5, Cruz 2, Norwood 1, Tolomia 0, Trollano 0.

Mahindra 95 – White 29, David 13, Galanza 10, Celda 10, Deutchman 9, Paniamogan 8, Mallari 6, Caperal 4, Revilla 3, Guevarra 2, Salva 1, Teng 0, Yee 0, Arana 0, Salva 0, Ballesteros 0.

Quarterscores: 22-24, 45-43, 68-66, 88-88, 99-95.