‘PBA Finals is Bacolod’s victory’

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Saturday, February 15, 2014


“BACOLOD wins.”

This is how Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevela described the ongoing PBA All-Filipino Cup Finals between Rain Or Shine Elasto Painters and SanMig Coffee Mixers.

The best of seven series involves former University of St. La Salle Stinger Jeffrei Chan who is the chief gunner of ROS while the Mixers will be anchored by two-time MVP and Bacolod Tay Tung High School product James Yap.

Game 1 was still being played as of press time.

The sharpshooter Chan, who graduated as a Far Eastern University Tamaraw, is expected to provide ROS the firepower from the rainbow territory while Yap, who finished his studies as a University of the East Red Warrior, will provide experience and the needed points from the arc too.

Yap has a huge 30 point-performance in the Mixers’ 102-87 semi-final victory over crowd's favorite Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings while Chan and the Elasto Painters finished off favorite Petron in five games.

Another Negrense pride seeing action in the championship series is Mixers’ forward Joe De Vance, whose mother is from Escalante City. (HGD)

Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on February 15, 2014.

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