Rain or Shine snaps 2-game skid with 96-94 come-from-behind win over Phoenix



PBA Media Bureau

Jeff Chan played big in crunchtime, scoring the game-winning three-point play to cap Rain or Shine’s comeback from 17 points down and snatch a 96-94 win over the Phoenix Fuel Masters in the Oppo PBA Commissioner’s Cup Wednesday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum.

Chan finished with 24 points, including the clutch and-one that helped Rain or Shine (4-2) snap a two-game skid.

The Elasto Painters had stared at a 17-point deficit, 71-54, after a blistering 21-3 run by the Fuel Masters in the third frame.

But Rain or Shine suddenly came alive in the final stanza, launching a 16-5 finishing kick sparked by Jay Washington, James Yap and, of course, Chan who scored 14 points in the period. – InterAksyon.com

The scores:

ROS 96 – Chan 24, Taggart 20, Cruz 11, Almazan 8, Yap 7, Norwood 7, Belga 6, Washington 6, Ahanmisi 5, Tiu 2, Tolomia 0, Ponferada 0, Trollano 0

PHOENIX 94 – McKay 27, Alolino 14, Wright 12, Intal 11, Kramer 8, Borboran 7, Jazul 7, Baguio 6, Miranda 2, Torres 0, J. Wilson 0, Dehesa 0

Quarterscores: 25-25, 42-46, 62-73, 96-94.

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