The NLEX Road Warriors is scheduled for a head-to-head game against the Rain or Shine Elastopainters at 6:45 PM on February 25, 2023 live from the Smart Araneta Coliseum at Quezon City, Metro Manila.
The Road Warriors will try to make a quick bounce-back victory and improve their chances to make it to the Top-4 while the Elastopainters will try to avenge their Wednesday’s defeat against the Magnolia Chicken Timplados Hotshots as they march towards to the borderline of Top-8 squads.
The much-anticipated matchup between the NLEX Road Warriors and the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters is set to take place on February 25, 2023, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. With both teams vying for a spot in the quarterfinals, fans can expect an intense battle on the court.
The Road Warriors have struggled recently, winning only one of their last four games due to injuries to key players Sean Anthony and Mike Miranda. Despite this setback, they remain in fifth place with a 5-3 record. Coach Frankie Lim and his players are determined to secure a spot in the quarterfinals, and they hope to bounce back from their recent losses.
“Our goal is to win every game, and we’re going to take it one game at a time,” said Kevin Alas, one of the key players of the Road Warriors. “We know that Rain or Shine is a tough team, and we’re going to prepare for them like we prepare for any other team.”
Meanwhile, the Elasto Painters are also fighting to stay in contention for the Top 8, having won two games in a row but suffering a setback against the Magnolia Hotshots on Wednesday. With a 2-5 record, coach Yeng Guiao and his players know that they need to bring their A-game to defeat the Road Warriors.
“We have to play our game and stay focused on our goal,” said coach Guiao. “We have to execute our game plan and play with intensity and passion. We know that NLEX is a strong team, but we’re not going to back down from the challenge.”
Rain or Shine’s veteran player James Yap also shared his thoughts on the upcoming game, saying, “We know that NLEX is a tough team, but we have to play our game and stick to our game plan. We have to stay focused and take it one possession at a time.”
With both teams determined to win, fans can expect a highly competitive game with every possession being crucial. It remains to be seen who will come out on top, but one thing is for sure – this matchup will be one for the books.