Despite the fact that the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters share the PBA Commissioner's Cup lead with a seven-1 record, mentor Caloy Garcia has not quit reminding his group they haven't refined their principle objective yet. Garcia told ESPN5, whose group goes head to head with the capricious Phoenix Fuel Masters at 4:15 p.m. in the PBA Commissioner's Cup Petron Saturday Special at the Mall of Asia Arena, "it's only a consistent update I've given to the players that we haven't accomplished anything [this conference] yet. That is the reason it's critical that we simply keep on playing reliable b-ball".

Phoenix has lost their last three assignments, dropping to ninth in the standings with a 3-5 record. Garcia knows Phoenix is fit for pulling off a win. Import Eugene Phelps plays greater than his size, while Matthew Wright and Jeff Chan are equipped for conveying the products at any given night. It is no big surprise then why the mild-mannered Garcia needs his group to continue crushing and plan to complete in the best two spots in the disposal round.

Image from Tiebreaker Times/Alvis S. Go

He said that 'in reality, he told his players that they ought to at any rate win 9 recreations to have a shot for the best 2 complete on the grounds that for the time being, they're guaranteed of the main six'. Garcia additionally needs beefy import Reggie Johnson to keep up his forcefulness on the two finishes of the floor.

Garcia included that "Reggie's been running the floor well, however the main pass he had so far is the point at which he tends to rest", alluding to Johnson's inclination not to surge back on resistance. The previous University of Miami champion has been extraordinary hitherto with strong per-diversion midpoints of 23.8 pts, 17.6 bounce back, 4.3 good assists and one point five blocks for Rain or Shine.