The Rain or Shine Elasto Painters is scheduled for a head-to-head game against the Phoenix Fuel Masters at 4:30 P.M. on January 8, 2017 in Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Both Phoenix and Rain or Shine are looking to extend its winning streak and solidify its position in the current 2016-17 PBA Philippine Cup standings.
Mark Anthony Borboran and Matthew Wright are playing well in the last outing of the Fuel Masters. The newly found Phoenix duo are averaging 20 points per game and not only that, they helped their team to make a back-to-back wins.
Still fresh from its win against their former mentor, the Elasto Painters is currently sitting comfortably at the second spot of the standings.
Jewel Ponfereda was the Rain or Shine’s go-to-guy against NLEX where he scored 22 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. Jeff Chan also registered his season-high with 16 points during that game.