PBA: NLEX ruins Guiao's return to Rain or Shine

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Posted at Sep 23 2022 08:24 PM | Updated as of Sep 23 2022 09:36 PM

(UPDATED) NLEX spoiled Yeng Guiao's return to Rain or Shine by beating the Elasto Painters, 96-90, in the PBA Commissioner's Cup on Friday at the PhilSports Arena.

Earl Clark tallied 26 points and 14 rebounds, while Justin Chua added 18 markers. Kevin Alas finished with 15 points.

Steve Taylor had a 21-point, 12-rebound output for the Elasto Painters, who also got 11 markers from Rey Nambatac.

Guiao recently returned to ROS after spending 6 years coaching NLEX.

Road Warriors interim coach Adonis Tierra filled in for ex-NCAA champion mentor Frankie Lim.

Rain or Shine fell behind in the payoff period when Clark and Alas sparked a turnaround for NLEX.

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The scores:

NLEX 96 — Clark 26, Chua 18, Alas 15, Trollano 12, Nieto 12, Varilla 4, Ganuelas-Rosser 4, Miranda 3, Magat 2, Rosales 0, Fonacier 0, Ighalo 0.

RAIN OR SHINE 90 — Taylor Jr. 21, Nambatac 11, Nieto 10, Caracut 9, Ponferrada 8, Asistio 7, Demusis 6, Belga 5, Ildefonso 4, Santillan 4, Borboran 3, Norwood 2, Mamuyac 0, Torres 0.

Quarters: 15-24, 36-42, 67-66, 96-90.