Rain or Shine ends eliminations with another win
MANILA, Philippines – The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters ended their Commissioner’s Cup elimination round campaign on a 6-game winning streak following a victory over the Blackwater Elite, 118-107, on Sunday, April 10, at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.
Rain or Shine, which started the conference 1-4 but will finish with a 7-4 record entering the playoffs, raced off to a 12-point lead at the half and then held on in the final two quarters for the victory.
JR Quinahan led 6 players in double-figures for the Elasto Painters with 15 points to go with 6 rebounds. The team’s import on Sunday, Pierre Henderson-Niles, had 12 points and 6 boards.
Blackwater ended its conference on a 5-game losing skid and was led by 27 points plus 9 assists from Carlo Lastimosa. Poy Erram also played well with 20 points and 6 boards. – Rappler.com