Rain or Shine Defeats Talk ‘N Text in Game 3 of the PBA Finals (Highlights Video)

Rain or Shine Elasto Painters defeated Talk ‘N Text during the Game 3 of the best-of-seven finals series of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup 2015 and took a crucial 2-1 lead. The game ended with the final score at 109-97 in favor of the Elasto Painters, who lost the service of Paul Lee at the final period because of a tooth injury.

Watch the 4th Quarter Highlights of the TNT vs. ROS Game 3:


The Gilas Pilipinas mainstay Paul Lee have lost a front toot and was forced out of the game from the middle of the third quarter when he was hit by Talk ‘N Text import Ivan Johnson.

The Elasto Painters shot 13 three-pointers during the game and took control the tempo right from the start with a balanced 15-3 outburst and never lost the lead for the remainder of the game.

With the 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven finals series, history is now on Rain or Shine side, according to the league’s stats, in the race to the finals 24 of 39 teams which took a 2-1 lead aftr a split went on to win the title.

Rain or Shine is now doubtful on Paul Lee’s status for the Game Four of the best-of-seven finals series, the next game will be held on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Box scores:

RAIN OR SHINE 109 – Chism 32, Lee 17, Cruz Jericho 14, Chan 12, Quinahan 9, Norwood 6, Tiu 6, Belga 6, Almazan 4, Cruz Jervy 2, Tang 1, Ibanes 0, Arana 0.

TALK N’ TEXT 97 – Johnson 30, Castro 20, Fonacier 16, De Ocampo 16, Alas 8, Rosser 5, Washington 2, Carey 0, Williams 0, Aban 0.

QUARTER SCORES: 32-26, 52-45, 84-65, 109-97

Paul Lee

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