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Derby Ace survives end game run by Rain or Shine

Philippine Basketball Association
2010 Fiesta Conference
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
Derby Ace wins 86-84

Led by Solomon Mercado with 45 points, Rain or Shine almost made a big comeback after being down most of the game, only to lose by two points to the B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados, 86-84 Derby Ace had the chance to seal the game from the free throw line, but Rookie Rico Maierhofer missed two free throws and gave ROS a chance to steal the game but Gabe Norwood misses a long three and Derby Ace notched its tenth win to close the gap with league leading Talk N Text and San Miguel.

Derby Ace Import Clif Brown
had another monster game with 23 rebounds (15 offensive) and 18 points, but was only 8 out of 20 from the field. The duo of James Yap (20points) and Paul Artadi (15 points and 7 assists), both from UE helped Derby Ace take control of the game for the 1st three quarters, both making 4 three point shots to keep Rain or Shine at bay.

Rain or Shine made a run in the final six minutes of the game behind Mercado who was 7 out of 10 from 3-point range (22 in the 4th quarter), but no other ROS player scored in double digits. The awful free throw shooting of Derby Ace as a team also helped Rain or Shine inch closer, missing 10 free throws in the game. including the last 2 by Maierhofer.

Known for his offense, James Yap made a crucial defensive play at the end of the 4th quarter, guarding Sol Mercado and forcing him to miss a three.

Game scores:

Derby Ace 86 – Yap J. 20, Brown 18, Artadi 15, Pingris 8, Reavis 8, Yap R. 6, Maierhofer 4, Allado 4, Simon 2, Canaleta 1.

Rain or Shine 84 – Mercado 45, Norwood 9, Chan 7, Arana 7, Cruz 6, Reyes 5, Lewis 3, Ibanes 2, Tang 0, Laure 0, Hrabak 0.

Quarters: 23-14, 53-37, 67-51, 86-84

Derby Ace Import has a chance to redeem himself vs Rain or Shine

2010 PBA Fiesta Conference
B-Meg Derby Ace Llamados vs Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
Wednesday, May 5, 2010,7:30pm, Araneta Coliseum

According to Coach Ryan Gregorio, Derby Ace will still use new Import Clif Brown on their game against Rain or Shine this Wednesday despite their loss to San Miguel yesterday. Although Lorrenzo Wade can be activated anytime, Gregorio is sticking with Brown for the Philippine Cup quarter finals rematch between Rain or Shine and Derby Ace (Purefoods). Clif Brown made his debut against San Miguel scoring 15 points and grabbing 14 rebounds but also missed crucial free throws in the 4th quarter.

Let us give Clif Brown another chance and let’s see if Wade needs to be re-activated in their remaining games.

Do you think Import Clif Brown will redeem himself and lead Derby Ace to a win vs Rain or Shine?

  • Yes (74%, 20 Votes)
  • No (26%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 27

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