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Finally getting his chance, Almazan vows to give best for Gilas

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LUCENA — Raymond Almazan has always been vocal about donning the national colors. Offering his services back then, the lanky big man was content on helping Gilas Pilipinas even just as a practice player. But on Friday, the Rain or Shine center was more than just that as he was tapped in coach Chot Reyes’ […]

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Trollano, Matias help ROS overcome absence of key players

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With Gabe Norwood and Raymond Almazan missing Rain or Shine’s tussle with Phoenix due to injuries, coach Caloy Garcia dug deep from his bag of tricks. Luckily for Garcia, his reserves delivered with the Elasto Painters drawing 56 points from their bench in their 97-82 rout, showing once again that they have the depth to […]

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Fresh Painters wary of rust vs streaking Fuel Masters

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A well-rested Rain or Shine team and a Phoenix side coming off an epic win collide in what promises to be a very exciting match Sunday in the PBA Philippine Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Elasto Painters are looking to at least keep their share of second-running spot, a position the Fuel Masters also covet. With […]

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Rain or Shine had too many lapses in loss to Star, says Almazan

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Rain or Shine could’ve won over Star, if not for its old habits showing up in the end. That was how Raymond Almazan summed up the Elasto Painters’ loss to the Hotshots in a game where they blew a 10-point lead in the third quarter. “Parang pagkatalo namin sa Ginebra eh. Last six minutes, parang […]

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Rain or Shine’s Almazan embraces role as Gilas practice player

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Rain or Shine center Raymond Almazan, left, talks to Gilas Pilipinas head coach Tab Baldwin during national team training on Sunday, May 29, 2016, at Meralco Gym in Pasig City. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.net

His stay is just temporary and he won’t even make it to the final 12, but for Raymond Almazan, donning the Gilas Pilipinas jersey feels like nothing he ever felt before. “Siyempre sobrang happy,” Almazan, the Rain or Shine center, said on Sunday at Meralco Gym. “Wala akong mapaglagyan ng saya ko kahit na alam ko […]

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Injuries take toll on Painters in Game 4; Cruz may return in Game 5

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Rain or Shine can breathe that sigh of relief. Jericho Cruz, who was stretchered off in the waning seconds of Game 3 after hurting his left knee, could suit up on Wednesday in the pivotal Game 5 of the best-of-seven semifinals series between the Elasto Painters and the San Miguel Beermen. “Ready ako next game […]

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Belga, Painters step up for injured Almazan

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June Mar Fajardo may be putting up monster numbers, but Rain or Shine has gotten better of its semifinals duel with San Miguel Beer so far.

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San Miguel, Rain or Shine begin semis showdown

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Old rivals San Miguel Beer and Rain or Shine engage in another semifinal duel that is expected to become a war of attrition.

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Weird Christmas gifts PBA players received

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When Christmas season rolls around, PBA players often receive plenty of gifts whether from friends and family or from fans. Usually they’ll get greeting cards or hand-made scrapbooks. Sometimes, however, the gifts can get a little weird.

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Almazan bounces back after tough stretch with wife’s miscarriage: ‘I can’t stay down forever’

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Raymond Almazan had a game to remember on Wednesday as he tallied 21 points to go along 17 rebounds, eight of which came off the offensive end, as his Elasto Painters pulled off a 97-87 victory over cellar-dwellers Meralco Bolts. That gave Almazan at least a little something to smile about after a tragic news […]

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STANDINGS
GAMES TIME
GlobalPort VS Rain or Shine 04:15 PM
Barangay Ginebra VS Blackwater 07:00 PM
MAY 26 FRIDAY ALONTE SPORTS ARENA
San Miguel Beer VS Alaska 05:15 PM
NLEX VS Phoenix 03:00 PM
MAY 27 SATURDAY YNARES CENTER-ANTIPOLO
Rain or Shine VS TNT KaTropa 04:30 PM
Barangay Ginebra VS Meralco 06:45 PM
MAY 28 SUNDAY YNARES CENTER-ANTIPOLO