Yap and Lee face former teams as ROS and Star clash

Paul Lintag on Dec 17, 2016 10:41 PM
Yap and Lee face former teams as ROS and Star clash
Both Lee and Yap were traded for one another a couple of months back. In 12 years, Yap won seven titles with the Purefoods franchise and the 2014 Grand Slam while Lee won two championships with ROS.

Basketball Christmas is coming one week early as the PBA have put together perhaps its best playdate for the new season.

As primary protagonists in a blockbuster trade back in October, James Yap and Paul Lee finally get to face their former teams with Rain or Shine going head-to-head against Star Sunday at the Big Dome.

Gametime is scheduled at 4:30 p.m.

The Elasto Painters are coming in at second place with a 3-1 record and Yap being prominently featured on offense after missing his first game due to injury.

On the other hand, Star has also been balling as of late, winning two straight, including a 44-point demolition of Phoenix, with Lee leading the charge.

Both Lee and Yap were traded for one another a couple of months back. In 12 years, Yap won seven titles with the Purefoods franchise and the 2014 Grand Slam while Lee won two championships with ROS.

In the second game at 7:00 p.m., the surging Alaska Aces battle an inconsistent Ginebra side.

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