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PBA: Yap showcases old fire

ANTIPOLO CITY – Former two-time MVP James Yap showed a glimpse of his deadly form as Rain or Shine scored an impressive 105-83 win over Mahindra to stay unbeaten for a share of the lead in the PBA Philippine Cup last night at the Ynares Sports Center here.

Yap, who RoS obtained in a pre-season trade with Star for Paul Lee, finished with 10 points that allowed him to reach a couple of milestones.

Yap made two three-point shots, and the first put him in an elite group of 1,000 three-point club that has Allan Caidic, Ronnie Magsanoc, Al Solis, recently-retired Jimmy Alapag and Dondon Hontiveros.

The second triple at the 11:08 mark of the fourth quarter moved him past Solis into No. 5 overall in the all-time list.