MANILA, Philippines—Rain or Shine received’t be taking it straightforward within the vacation break as head coach Chris Gavina needs his group to return again stronger within the new 12 months.
The Elasto Painters ended their 2021 schedule on two straight losses and their first sport again will probably be in opposition to third seed NLEX on January 6.
“There’s no break for me. We’re on a two-game dropping streak. However I did inform our guys that we’ve apply the subsequent two days and we acquired a brief little break,” stated Gavina as per the league’s official web site.
“However I advised them don’t come again zero as we’re going up in opposition to a hungry NLEX group coming off a loss additionally.”
The Elasto Painters are coming off a gut-wrenching 95-92 loss to TNT on December 26 of their ultimate sport of the calendar 12 months whereas the Street Warriors acquired their 4-0 begin tarnished once they misplaced to Phoenix, 102-93, on Christmas Day.
Gavina added that their first sport of 2022 in opposition to NLEX, which holds a 4-1 report, could be a “check of will” because the lengthy break coupled with the vacations would give gamers a leeway on stress-free for a bit.
“It’s gonna actually come down as to who saved themselves in higher form, extra sharp after the break,” stated Gavina as his group sits with a 2-3 report on the ninth seed.
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