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first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Hotshots have won their last two games, the other one against Rain or Shine, which prompted the Painters to make an import change, dispatching J’Nathan Bullock and giving Watson another tour of duty in Asia’s pioneering pro league.Watson played for San Miguel last year, failing to lead the Beermen to a Grand Slam most everyone expected them to achieve. He averaged close to 24 points and just over 11 rebounds before bowing out in the Final Four.But the problem besetting the Painters in losing their first two games is simply the fact that their core just came from national duty, representing the Philippines in the Asian Games in Jakarta where they finished fifth.Still, coach Caloy Garcia, who also assisted Yeng Guiao on the bench in the Asiad, thought it better that Watson come in and give the Painters a more explosive offensive player.“We need an import who can basically post up and grab rebounds,” Garcia said. “We also hope he can bring energy on the defensive end, too.”ADVERTISEMENT Perez boosts Pirates bid for F4 bonus; Generals scrub off Chiefs The Aces, meanwhile, hope to bump up their 3-1 record to stay in step with the tournament leaders.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Paul Lee is on fire, and the 6-foot dynamo has given Magnolia that fearsome look once again.Averaging 25 points in the last two games, including a 28-point performance on Sunday night where he hit the game-winner, Lee wants just one thing to happen when he and the Hotshots shoot for a share of the PBA Governors’ Cup lead against Columbian at Smart Araneta Coliseum.ADVERTISEMENT Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title “I just hope to wake up on the right side of the bed again,” Lee told reporters in Filipino after a 109-108 decision of the Beermen where the Hotshots scored five unanswered points inside the last 51 seconds. “But more importantly, we just hope to play really well as a team.”That match against the Dyip tips off at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday also at the Big Dome. Rain or Shine unveils a new import in Terrence Watson in the 7 p.m. game against Alaska where the Elasto Painters hope to break through in the season-ending conference.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissMagnolia is tagged as the overwhelming favorite against the Dyip, not only because of Lee and its power-stacked local core, but because import Romeo Travis has been providing the team everything it has asked of him.The Dyip are among three winless sides in the conference and at 0-6, could become the tournament’s first casualty with another defeat. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View commentslast_img read more

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