PBA: Famous for his defense, Gian Mamuyac shows off the offensive game Rain or Shine
MANILA, Philippines — Gian Mamuyac started a new side of his game Sunday night, helping Rain or Shine to a 106-94 win over Terrafirma.
Known as a defensive player during his stint with the famous Blue Eagles in college, Mamuyac flexed his attacking muscles, scoring 17 points in the second half to help his club. won the second in a row in three outing matches.
It was a pretty good performance for the rookie, who missed the first two club meetings because of the flu. And of course, coach Yeng Guiao is satisfied.
““Mamu” gave us points at a crucial moment,’ said the fiery mentor. “That was the moment when we couldn’t move the opponent. He has increased his score. “
“He is probably better known for his defensive abilities, but now he seems to be a balanced man. [player],” Guiao continued. “That’s better for us.”
Guiao went on to compare Mamuyac as a combination of current team manager Jireh Ibañes and former club marksman Jeff Chan.
Mamuyac was drafted for the 5th time by the blue-collar club in the Rookie Draft.
For his part, the tall guard said his spectacular outing was simply because of the freedom in Guiao’s system.
“Our offense is really a liberal offense. It creates equal opportunities for everyone. Going into every game, my mindset is simply to stay defensively aggressive and give whatever I can to my team. [on both ends]. “
Guiao says that Mamuyac thriving in his system will strengthen his club well.
“Progress has been quick. I didn’t expect this team to start and be able to catch the system so soon,” said the seasoned mentor who returned to his old team during a break after six seasons with the franchise. NLEX.
“It looks like we were able to strengthen our cohesion and the players internalize the system,” he continued. “A good sign for us.”
“I always point out that it’s probably because of the good background of the team, that’s why [progression] was quick. “
Rain or Shine, as everything, is currently in the top half of the draw, behind only guest club 3-0 Bay Area and then Magnolia and the Road Warriors with an identical 2-0 record.
The Painters are hoping to land their third straight win as they take on the mighty San Miguel Beer, making its carnival debut this Sunday at the newly refurbished PhilSports Arena in Pasig City.
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