Johnson powers Rain or Shine past Alaska in OT

first_imgP16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Campbell extinguished the Aces’ chances late with a turnover off an inbound pass that led to Johnson game-sealing two freethrows.Raymond Almazan also had 11 points and two rebounds, while James Yap got 10 for Rain or Shine, which survived a 40-point, 20-rebound performance from Campbell.Calvin Abueva got 19 points, nine boards, four steals, and three dimes for the Aces in the loss, while Vic Manuel got 12.The Scores:RAIN OR SHINE 109 — Johnson 32, Tiu 18, Ahanmisi 11, Almazan 11, Yap 10, Belga 9, Daquioag 6, Ponferrada 5, Norwood 4, Casiño 3, Washington 0.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netRain or Shine survived a tough Alaska side, 109-103, in overtime for its first win in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup Friday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.Reggie Johnson pumped in 32 points and 22 rebounds, while Chris Tiu shot 4-of-7 from thres to collect 18 points, six assists, and three rebounds for the Elasto Painters.ADVERTISEMENT Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames WNBA great Taurasi adapting to being a parent on the fly ALASKA 103 — Campbell 40, Abueva 19, Manuel 12, Casio 8, Thoss 8, Racal 7, Banchero 3, Baclao 2, Enciso 2, Teng 2, Exciminiano 0.Quarters: 23-16, 45-39, 69-61, 94-94, 109-103.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Maverick Ahanmisi almost bagged the win in regulation with a layup with 2.9 ticks left in fourth to make it a three-point lead, 94-91, but Chris Banchero banked in a desperation three to force overtime.“I got mad at them. It was already a won game. But then again, we can’t fault the players. We’re OK, but we’re not OK because we’re not getting the rebounds,” lamented coach Caloy Garcia of the wild finish.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownDeja vu struck Rain or Shine in extra period when it held a 105-103 lead in the final 18.7 seconds as Ahanmisi failed to deliver the final blows when he missed his foul shots.But the Fil-Am guard made up for the miscue with a steal on Antonio Campbell that led to a layup to extend the lead to four, 107-103 with 2.9 seconds left, and those proved to be the biggest of his 11 points and four rebounds for the night. Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ View commentslast_img