EASTER came early for Rain or Shine as it pulled off a resurrection against Phoenix, hacking out a 96-94 victory behind Jeff Chan’s heroics to snap its skid in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup on Wednesday night.
Left for dead after falling into a 17-point hole in the third quarter, the Elasto Painters launched an impressive comeback behind Chan, who converted the three-point play that gave them the lead for good and got them back on the winning track.
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.
Total Scoreboard Result:
RAIN OR SHINE 96 – Chan 24, Taggart 20, Cruz 11, Almazan 8, Norwood 7, Yap 7, Washington 6, Belga 6, Ahanmisi 5, Tiu 2, Tolomia 0, Robles 0.
PHOENIX 94 – McKay 27, Alolino 14, Wright 12, Intal 11, Kramer 8, Jazul 7, Borboran 7, Baguio 6, Miranda 2, Torres 0, Eriobu 0, Lanete 0.
Quarterscores: 25-25, 42-46, 62-73, 96-94.