"To beat Rain or Shine is a testament to the progress of our team" - Coach Yeng
Photo by PBA Media Bureau
NLEX Road Warriors looks like a different team now after winning their 3rd game in as many games.
Rain or Shine tested NLEX Road Warriors tonight and they passed with flying colors. The Road Warriors kept themselves in the game and was able to finish strong after two overtime extensions.
Coach Yen Guiao commended his team for finishing strong while mentioning that it is still a learning process.
NLEX Road Warriors was led by their import Fuller with 33 and Kevin Alas who is having his career games so far with 24 points and 10 rebounds.
Alas got praised by his coach at the end of the game but also got some words from his coach after committing an unnecessary foul. NLEX is now riding a three game winning streak.
NLEX's next assignment will be on July 30, Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum against Phoenix.
NLEX 122 - Fuller 33, Alas 24, Quinahan 13, Fonacier 11, Lastimosa 10, Mallari 9, Tiongson 6, J. Villanueva 5, Taulava 4, Soyud 3, Al-Hussaini 2, Ighalo 2, Monfort 0, Rios 0.
RAIN OR SHINE 114 - Weatherspoon 20, Belga 15, Yap 14, Ahanmisi 13, Chan 12, Norwood 10, Cruz 10, Almazan 10, Tiu 9, King 1, Ponferada 0.
QUARTERS: 26-27, 59-55, 84-81, 101-101, 122-114
Highlights of the NLEX vs Rain or Shine Game 7/26 by TV 5