PBA: ROS snaps losing skid vs. Blackwater with new import

Paul Lintag, ABS-CBN Sports

Posted at Oct 23 2019 07:56 PM

The Elasto Painters are finally back on the winning track in the 2019 PBA Governors’ Cup. Richard Esguerra, ABS-CBN Sports

MANILA -- New import, new lease on life for Rain or Shine.

The Elasto Painters are finally back on the winning track in the 2019 PBA Governors’ Cup, scoring a 99-82 win over Blackwater Wednesday at the Cuneta Astrodome.

ROS paraded a new import in Kwame Alexander and arrested a four-game slide in the process. The Elasto Painters improved to 2-5 with the victory, the same record as the Elite.

Rey Nambatac led the Elasto Painters with 18 points, while Alexander had a solid 17 points and 16 rebounds. Beau Belga also finished with 17 points for ROS.

The Elasto Painters pulled away in the fourth quarter, doubling up on Blackwater, 30-15, to barely kee their playoff hopes alive.

Ray Parks scored 27 on 25 shots for the Elite while import Marqus Blakely added 21 points and 12 rebounds.

The scores: 

Rain or Shine 99 - Nambatac 18, Alexander 17, Belga 17, Daquioag 13, Exciminiano 8, Ponferada 7, Borboran 7, Norwood 5, Mocon 3, Onwubere 3.

Blackwater 82 - Parks 27, Blakely 21, Cortez 16, Sumang 7, Belo 7, Maliksi 2, Sena 2, Cruz 0, Desiderio 0, Heruela 0, Al-Hussaini 0, Jose 0.

Quarter scores: 20-26, 49-40, 69-67, 99-82

This story was originally published on the ABS-CBN Sports website.