di lang napinturahan ang trohpy ng RoS ng gold...hehehe
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Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
di lang napinturahan ang trohpy ng RoS ng gold...hehehe
Medyo late na pero congrats pa rin to RoS.
Actually alam kung sila ang mag-champion ngayon. Bakit kanyo , kasi noong makita ko ang PeX Online Poll na panalo ang B-Meg sa botohan, alalm ko agad na RoS ang mananalo sa series na ito.
Kung mapapansni ninyo, ang mga nakalipas na poll niyan(including iyong NBA Finals) kung sino ang panalo sa poll...talo sa series.....JINX.....hahaha.Kaya ako tahimik muna tungkol sa poll jinx. Baka biglang manalo pa ang RoS sa botohan...na siyang ikatatalo nila sa series
Congrats again sa RoS.
lahat nagiging magaling na basketball analyst pagkatapos ng laban.
may thread pa rin palang ganito?tagal na ntapos ng ros-bmeg at nanalo na nga yung ros,di ba?
Kailan po ang susunod na season?
Full-Court Press: Defining the PBA Governors' Cup Finals
August 9, 2012 4:14pm
It needed to go seven games, but the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters have finally claimed their first championship in franchise history, toppling the B-MEG Llamados with a big-time 83-76 win last August 5.
The Painters lifting the trophy was a satisfying ending to a season that saw three different teams claim a championship, but how does one capture the essence of a full conference? We found five keen basketball minds willing to give it a try, asking them to describe five aspects of the recently-concluded 2012 Governors' Cup Finals.
1. Rain or Shine is…
Mico Halili, The Final Score columnist, PBA anchor: Surprising. They defied mainstream expectations. No one expected this team, first of all, to dominate the elimination round, no one expected them to survive the semifinal round, and no one expected them go 3-1 in the series. And when they squandered their 3-1 lead, no one expected them to survive Game Seven. So this whole series was about [them] defying expectations.
Despite playing without Rookie of the Year Paul Lee (right), the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters overcame the odds to win their first title. Nuki Sabio
agoo Marjon, PBA anchor, FTW panelist: Going to be a force to reckon with. The youngest team in terms of average age proved to everybody that a "small (but proud) franchise" can run with the best of them by steamrolling through the elimination round almost unblemished. It's been a long time coming for this franchise as they built their squad from the ground up. And in the process, getting it done "the right way" was proven to equal success on this level as long as great resolve is embedded in their patience. As a basketball junkie, I can't be any happier for team owners Raymund Yu and Terry Que.
Carlo Pamintuan, GMA News Online writer, FTW panelist: An over-achieving team. Nobody expected them to get this far. I don't think they have a single max-contract player there, but to win against a powerhouse in B-MEG, that's just amazing.
Renee Fopalan, GMA News Online PBA writer: Fearless. The Elasto Painters went into the series with no championship experience, yet they appeared more calm and composed than their counterparts, who won the Commissioner's Cup trophy just months before. They bumped, pushed, and even tackled the opposition, getting inside the minds of the Llamados. They believed in their bad boy brand of basketball when nobody else did.
Jen Reyes, FTW panelist: Unexpected. At the start of the season no one expected them to be champions but since pumasok na sila sa Finals and they won the championship, you can say that they're a legit team. [In the] next conferences and next seasons, siguro masasabi na natin na pambato ang Rain or Shine.
2. B-MEG is…
Halili: Talented. They're talented because they still cannot run the system Tim [Cone] wants. The players know this, Tim [Cone] knows this. [But] they've been blessed with enough talent to allow them to win games. Not to say that's a bad thing; that's a great thing because you can just imagine just how great B-MEG will be next season, once they have more time to learn Tim's system, once they have more time to really figure out how Tim Cone's system will work with the kind of players that they have. Next season they'll be even better.
B-MEG was successful, despite still not being 100 percent committed to the Triangle Offense of coach Tim Cone. KC Cruz
Marjon: Not done. This past season saw them climb back as a consistent powerhouse. They topped the elimination round of the All-Filipino Cup, conquered the Commissioner's Cup (and in the most dramatic of ways if I may say), and came up just 48 minutes away from another title in the last conference, without completely understanding Coach Tim Cone's system. With a year in and a full offseason to work on it, this is a team that will have a target on their backs every night they take to the floor, but will always have a fighting chance as long as guys like James Yap, Marc Pingris and PJ Simon continue to sport their colors.
Pamintuan: Still trying to see what team it really wants to be. I think after a year of coach Tim Cone, the old system of James Yap doing whatever he wants, versus the Triangle Offense, is still imbalanced. They'll get there. It's their first year, and they have a championship and another Finals appearance, that's not bad.
Fopalan: Still not finished in building its "dynasty team." When head coach Tim Cone hopped on board, he brought along the triangle to incorporate into B-MEG basketball. But whether due to choice or habit, the Llamados still found themselves leaning on James Yap isolation plays in crucial situations, instead of running the triangle that keeps everybody involved. The ironic thing is, RoS taught them the value of having several options, when they should have already had that with their triangle offense.
Reyes: The new powerhouse. We're used to Talk 'N Text and Petron, and now it's B-MEG, especially when you have Tim Cone, who's there to tell the guys what to do and set up everything.
3. James Yap is…
Halili: One of the best players in the Philippines. He's a combination of everything you want in a franchise player: talent, marketability, charisma, sense of humor. I think his interview skills are underrated. He gives great answers to interview questions even if he maybe doesn't say it in straight English. He gives great, honest, candid answers. He handles his fame well and honestly, I know people who are close to James, and they have nothing but great things to say about James Yap.