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PBA Recap: Rain or Shine Beats Mahindra in OT

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Both teams got a chance to close the game in the fourth quarter however the defense from the opposing squad was effective which sends the game into overtime.


Jeff Chan got an open lane with less than a minute in the last quarter but James White was there to block his shot.

White got the chance to win it but missed his three-pointer as time expires.

In the extra period, Jeff Chan caught fire as he converted a rainbow shot from a Shawn Taggart pass who got doubled in the post which puts Rain or Shine to a four point advantage 93-97.

Gary David Back Turns Back The Hands Of Time

James White got another chance to tie the ball-game when Raymund Almazan fouled him and was slapped with a technical (deliberate) foul.

Mahindra was in a two-free throws plus ball position situation but all of those opportunities went to thrash bin as White missed his two free shots and Floodbuster unable to convert in their freebie position.

Jason Deutchman, Gary David and Philip Paniamogan attempted to shoot an open three-pointer to keep the score close but all three Mahindra players were unsuccessful.

Shawn Taggart was named as the Bida Player of the Game. He scored 29 points, grabbed 10 rebounds along with his 3 block shots.

Final score: Rain or Shine 99Mahindra Floodbuster 95

Rain or Shine (99): Taggart 29, Belga 12, Yap 12, Chan 10, Almazan 9, Ahanmisi 8, Washington 6, Ponferada 5, Tiu 5, Cruz 2, Norwood 1

Mahindra (95): White 29, David 13, Galanza 10, Celda 10, Deutchman 9, Paniamogan 8, Mallari 6, Caperal 4, Revilla 3, Guevarra 2, Salva 1

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