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phevergy
07-26-2008, 01:12 PM
Since most of the forumers here loves to enjoy rehearsing on their minds the history of basketball history,i decided to create a new thread for that?
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thadzonline
07-26-2008, 03:09 PM
dude change the title, since you are like looking for a slambook material. hardcore fans would mistake the thread for real game stories and competition articles so the thread title you used is very misleading

phevergy
07-26-2008, 03:40 PM
thanks for the input...maybe you could start that thread....:) :) :)

donmar
07-28-2008, 03:17 AM
Here's the History of Philippine Basketball... I made this one a long time ago and published it in Wikipedia but I'm pretty sure nobody here will believe me but its all good... I hope you guys can add more infos because I only have limited sources for this and that some of you got better knowledge about Philippine Basketall as a whole than me... add some corrections as well... Cheers!

Basketball in the Philippines

The Philippines was among the world’s first basketball-playing nations; and Filipinos are some of the world’s most avid followers of the sport. The Philippines is the home of the world’s second oldest (and Asia’s first) professional basketball league, the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) which has for 30 years helped to shape the history of Philippine basketball. Before the professional era, the Philippines national basketball team dominated basketball in Asia, being some of the world’s best in the 1950s.

Today, basketball is the most beloved and popular entertainment in the Philippines, and is widely reputed to be the national sport of the Philippines.


History

The beginning and the pre-war era

Around 1898-1900s, the Americans’ Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) introduced the newly invented sports of “Basketball” in the Philippines. During this period, football (soccer) was the most popular sport in the Philippine Islands due to its history as a Spanish colony (influenced by British sailors from Hong Kong), even during the Far Eastern Games. Nevertheless, basketball went on to replace soccer (football) with other American sports like baseball.

According to historian and national artist Nick Joaquin, basketball was first introduced to Filipinos within the historic walls of Intramuros, Manila.

From the 1910s to the early 1930s, the Philippines dominated the Far Eastern Games basketball tournament winning 9 of 10 basketball championships.

In 1936, the Philippines played in the Berlin Olympic Games basketball tournament, the first time basketball played as an official sports. The Philippines started the tournament winning two in a row beating Mexico and Estonia but lost to the United States in the quarterfinals. The Philippines went on to beat Italy and Uruguay to finished fifth in the tournament with a 4-1 record. The 5th place finish was the best finish by an Asian country in the Olympic Games men’s basketball tournament. If not for controversial rulings, the Philippines could have at least won silver or bronze medal.

In 1938, the Manila Industrial Commercial Athletics Association (MICAA) was formed and went on to dominate Philippine basketball for almost 40 years.

Golden era
In the 1950s, the Philippines was among the best basketball team in the world after winning two consecutive Asian Games basketball gold medals (1951, 1954).

Despite missing the first FIBA World Championships (1950) in Argentina, the Philippines participated in the 1954 FIBA World Championship held at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Philippines finished third in the table after finishing third in the Final Group, and captured the bronze medal. The third placed-finished was the best finish by an Asian country in the world championships. Carlos Loyzaga finished as the world tournament’s third leading scorer (148 points/16.4 points per game) and was named in the FIBA World Mythical Five Selection.

Before the end of the decade, the country retained the Asian Games basketball gold medal in 1958. During this period, the Philippines also consistently playing in the Olympic Games basketball tournament since 1936.

In the 1960s, the first FIBA Asia Championship was won by the Philippines with Carlos Badion as the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. In 1962, the Philippines won its fourth consecutive Asian Games gold medal and retained the Asian championship in 1963.

Meanwhile, the Philippines won the right to host the third FIBA World Championship but were suspend after then President Diosdado Macapagal, father of current President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, refused to issue visa to players from communist countries (notably basketball powerhouse Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union).

In the Asian Games, after Carlos Loyzaga’s retirement, the Philippines dominance decline but continues to play competitively in the Asian and World Championships. While in the Olympic Games, the country played poorly without reaching the top 10.

The professional era
The 1970s - 1980s witnessed the birth of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), founded in April 1975, and the Philippine Amateur Basketball League (PABL) in 1983, both leagues replaced the 34 year old MICAA.

In 1978, the Philippines hosted the FIBA World Championship and finished 8th in the tournament, despite losing all its games. The event was the first World Basketball Championship ever to be held in Asian soil.

1980s
In the 1980s, San Miguel Philippines won the FIBA Asia Club Championship (1984) and earned the right to play in the FIBA World Club Championship (where the team finished third in 1985). The team also captured the William Jones Cup championship.

In 1985-1986, the Philippines won its fifth FIBA Asia Championship and earned the right to play in the 1986 FIBA World Championship held at Madrid, Spain. The team failed to play in the world championships due to political crisis, the Philippine People Power Revolution. Later in 1986, the Philippines captured the bronze medal in the Asian Games after a controversial semi-final loss to South Korea. American shooting maestro Arthur Engelland, Hector Calma and Allan Caidic, bannered the San Miguel Philippines and national teams in 1984-1986.

1990s
In 1990’s, the Philippines sent an all-professional national teams in the Asian Games basketball tournaments. The PBA was given the task to reclaim basketball supremacy in Asia but was limited by the national association, the Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP), to play just in the Asian Games.

The first all-professional national team was formed in 1990, coached by the "Living Legend" Robert Jaworski and the team was bannered by PBA superstars Alvin Patrimonio, Avelino “Samboy” Lim and 1990 PBA Most Valuable Player Allan Caidic. The dream team finished second and captured the silver medal after losing to China in the finals. Samboy Lim was named in the Asian Games basketball all-star mythical five selection.

In 1994, San Miguel Beermen captured the PBA All-Filipino Cup and earned the right to represent the Philippines in the Asian Games. The team also included loaned PBA players and amateur standouts. The PBA-San Miguel Philippines finished fourth place after losing to China and Japan in the play-offs. Allan Caidic, Asia’s most feared Filipino player, finished as the Asian Games’ leading scorer and was named in the Asian Games All-Star Mythical Five Selection.

In 1998, the PBA formed the celebrated Philippine Centennial Team who later captured the 21st William Jones Cup championship and the bronze medal in the Asian Games held at Bangkok, Thailand.

The centennial celebrations also witness the birth of the Metropolitan Basketball Association (MBA), the country’s second professional league.

2000s
In 2000, the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) celebrate its 25th anniversary and named the “Top 25 Greatest Players Ever of All Time”, the top 25 were – Johnny Abarrientos, William "Bogs" Adornado, Ato Agustin, Francis Arnaiz, Lim Eng Beng, Ricardo Brown, Allan Caidic, Hector Calma, Philip Cezar, Atoy Co, Jerry Codiñera, Kenneth Duremdes, Bernard Fabiosa, Ramon Fernandez, Danny Florencio, Alberto Guidaben, Freddie Hubalde, Robert Jaworski, Jojo Lastimosa, Samboy Lim, Ronnie Magsanoc, Vergel Meneses, Manny Paner, Benjie Paras, and Alvin Patrimonio. Later, the PBA All-Star beat the FIBA Asia All-Star Selection lead by MBA superstar Rommel Adducul.

Not finished….

donmar
07-28-2008, 03:22 AM
Timeline

Prior to 1950
1898-1900s – Americans introduced the newly invented sport of “Basketball” through the YMCA in the Philippines.

1913 – The first ever Philippine national basketball team was form to compete for the first ever Far Eastern Games (the precursor of the Asian Games) held at Manila, Philippines.
- The Philippines played and won its first international basketball game against China. The Philippines also won the first basketball gold medal of the Far Eastern Games.

1915 – The Philippines retained the basketball gold medal in the second Far Eastern Games held at Shanghai, China.

1917 – The Philippines for the third time captured the basketball gold medal in the Far Eastern Games held at Tokyo, Japan.

1919 – The Philippines again captured the basketball gold medal in the fourth Far Eastern Games held for the second time in Manila, Philippines.

1921 – China upset and put to an end to the Philippines unbeaten run in the Far Eastern Games basketball tournament. The Philippines finished second for the first time, losing 30-27 to China.

1923
§ The Philippines recaptured the Far Eastern Games basketball title in Osaka, Japan.
§ In the Far Eastern Games, Luis “Lou” Salvador scored the Philippines’ and the Far Eastern Games all-time record for the most points scored by a player in a single game. He scored 116 points to lead the Philippines beat China and recaptured the gold medal.
§ Filipino veteran Jovito Gonzales won his sixth consecutive Far Eastern Games basketball medal. Gonzales was a member of the first ever Philippine national team that won the first ever Far Eastern Games basketball title and went on to end his career with five gold medals and a silver in the Far Eastern Games. He holds the all-time record for the most appearances by a Filipino in the Far Eastern Games basketball tournament.

1924 – The University of the Philippines won the first ever Philippine National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Basketball championship. The NCAA is the oldest collegiate sports tournament in the Philippine history.

1925 – The Philippines retained its basketball title in the seventh edition of the Far Eastern Games held for the third time in Manila, Philippines.

1927 – The Philippines again captured the basketball gold medal of the eighth Far Eastern Games held at Shanghai, China.

1930 – The Philippines beat host Japan and won its eighth basketball gold medal in the Far Eastern Games at Tokyo, Japan.
- Filipino veteran Augusto Bautista won his fifth consecutive Far Eastern Games basketball medal. Bautista won four basketball gold medals and a silver medal in the Far Eastern Games, in addition to his volleyball medals won in the same Games.

1934 – The Philippines won its ninth and final Far Eastern Games basketball championship title at Manila, Philippines. It was the final edition of the championship, as Japan will eventually invaded China in the late 1930s that leads to the Pacific version of the Second World War.
- Mariano Filomeno, one of the greatest Filipino players in the pre-war era, won his fifth consecutive Far Eastern Games basketball gold medal and ends his career with 25-30 points per game.

1936:
§ The Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP) joined the international basketball governing body – Fédération Internationale de Basketball Amateur FIBA.
§ The American Commonwealth of the Philippine Islands issued the world’s first basketball stamp.
§ The Philippines participated in the first official Olympic Games basketball tournament held at Berlin, Germany. The national team finished fifth with a 4-1 win-loss record and was the best finished by an Asian country in the Olympic men’s basketball history. The team, lead by Ambrosio Padilla, beat Mexico (32-30), Estonia (39-22), Italy (32-14) and Uruguay (33-23), and losing only to eventual champion Team USA (23-56).

1938:
§ Two-time Philippine Olympic basketball team coach Dionisio “Chito” Calvo organized the Manila Industrial and Commercial Athletic Association (MICAA). It was the country’s top commercial league for 34 years with H.E. Hecock Inc. as its first champion.
§ The Far Eastern University won the first ever University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Basketball championship.

1941 – The Philippines, lead by Charlie Borck and the Fajardo brothers, participated in the Japan-sponsored Greater Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere Games.

1948:
§ The Philippines, finished 12th with a 4-4 win-loss record in the Olympic Games basketball tournament held at London, England, United Kingdom.
§ The Philippines became the first country to score at least 100 points in a single game in the Olympic men’s basketball history. The Philippines beat Iraq 102-30 in the opening game of Group A.

1950-1970

1950 – The first FIBA World Basketball Championship was held at Buenos Aires, Argentina but Asian countries like the Philippines, Japan and China did not send their national basketball teams.

1951 – The Philippines won the first ever Asian Games basketball gold medal with a 4-0 record. The first Asian Games was held at New Delhi, India.

1952 – The Philippines finished 9th with a 3-2 record in the Olympic Games basketball tournament held at Helsinki, Sweden.

1954
- The Philippines retained the basketball gold medal (6-0) of the Asian Games held at Manila, Philippines.
- Lauro Mumar won his second consecutive Asian Games gold medal and was named with Carlos Loyzaga as co-captains for the Philippine national team bound for the world championships. Mumar later coached the India national basketball team and the Philippine national team.
- (October 22-November 5) The Philippines finished third and captured the bronze medal in the second FIBA World Championship held at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Philippines finished with a 6-3 win-loss record and was the best finished by an Asian country in the world championships.
- Carlos “Caloy” Loyzaga regarded by many as the greatest Filipino basketball player of all time, finished as the third leading scorer of the tournament (148 points and 16.4 points per game) and was named in the FIBA World Championship all-tournament mythical five selections.

1956 – The Philippines finished 7th with a 4-4 record in the Olympic Games basketball tournament held at Melbourne, Australia.

1958
- The Philippines won the Asian Games basketball gold medal with a 6-1 record held at Tokyo, Japan.
- Chinese Taipei ended the Philippines unbeaten run in Asian basketball. The last time the Philippines lost a game against Asian rivals was 37 years ago when China beat the Philippines in finals of 1921 Far Eastern Games held at Shanghai, China.
- Mariano Tolentino won his third consecutive Asian Games gold medal. Tolentino was one of the very few players to play several times for the national team.

1959 – (January 16-31) The Philippines finished 8th with a 4-2 record in the FIBA World Championship held at Santiago de Chile, Chile.
- The Araneta Coliseum was completed in Quezon City and was during that time the largest covered-entertainment center in the world, and one of the biggest basketball coliseums in the world.

1960:
- The FIBA Asia (Asian Basketball Confederation) was formed at Manila, Philippines with Filipino basketball legends Ambrosio Padilla and Dionisio Calvo elected as the first President and the first Secretary-General of the newly formed Asian basketball federation.
- (January 16-28) The Philippines won the first ever Asian Basketball Confederation (now FIBA Asia Championship) gold medal with a 9-0 record held at Manila, Philippines.
- Carlos Badion was named the first ever FIBA Asia Most Valuable Player of the tournament and was named alongside Carlos Loyzaga in the Mythical five selection.
- The Philippines finished 11th with a 4-4 record in the Olympic Games basketball tournament held at Rome, Italy.

1962 – (August 24-September 5) The Philippines won its fourth consecutive Asian Games basketball gold medal with a 7-0 record held at Jakarta, Indonesia.
- Carlos Loyzaga won his fourth consecutive Asian Games basketball gold medal and sets the Filipino all-time record for the most appearances by a Filipino in the Asian Games basketball tournament.
- The Philippines was suspended by the basketball governing body, FIBA, after then President Diosdado Macapagal refused to issue visas to players from communist countries (Yugoslavia). In addition, the Philippines lost the right to host the third FIBA World Championship.

1963 – (November 20-December 3) The Philippines won its second consecutive FIBA Asia Championship title with a 9-2 record held at Taipei, Taiwan.
- Carlos Loyzaga ended his long illustrious career for the national team and ends his career as the most successful Filipino player ever to play for the Philippine national team. He later coached the national team to the Asian Championship and the Olympic Games.

1964 – The Philippines finished 6th with a 3-6 record in a 10-nation pre-Olympic qualifying tournament held at Yokohama, Japan. The Philippines, despite being the Asian champion, has to play a qualifying tournament due to its early suspension in 1962.

1965 – (November 28-December 11) The Philippines finished 2nd with a 8-1 record and captured the silver medal in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaya (now Malaysia).

1966 – The Philippines finished 6th with a 4-3 record in the Asian Games basketball tournament held at Bangkok, Thailand.

1967 – (September 21-October 1) The Philippines, lead by Robert Jaworski, won its third FIBA Asia Championships with a 9-0 record held at Seoul, South Korea.
- The Philippines finished 3rd and captured the bronze medal in the first ever Intercontinental Basketball Tournament for players under 5-11 held at Barcelona, Spain. The Philippines finished behind the United States and host Spain but beat South American giant, Brazil and European representative, France.
- The Philippines finished fifth in the World University Games held at Tokyo, Japan.

1968 – The Philippines finished 13th with a 3-6 record in the Olympic Games basketball tournament held at Mexico City, Mexico.

1969 – (November 18-29) The Philippines, lead by Robert Jaworski, finished 3rd with a 7-2 record and captured the bronze medal in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Bangkok, Thailand.

1970-1980

1970 – The Philippines finished 5th with a 4-4 record in the Asian Games basketball tournament held at Bangkok, Thailand.

1971 – (Ocotber 10-19) The Philippines, lead by Robert Jaworski, finished 2nd with a 7-1 record and captured the silver medal in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Tokyo, Japan.

1972 – The Philippines finished 13th with a 3-6 record in the Olympic Games basketball tournament held at Munich, West Germany (now Germany).

1973 – (December 1-15) The Philippines, lead by Robert Jaworski, won its fourth FIBA Asia Championship title with a 9-0 record held at Manila, Philippines.

1974 – The Philippines finished 4th with a 2-4 record in the Asian Games basketball tournament held at Tehran, Iran.
- (July 3-14) The Philippines finished 13th with a 2-5 record in the FIBA World Championship held at San Juan, Puerto Rico.

1975 – In April, ten MICAA commercial ball clubs broke up with the Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP) and formed Asia’s first professional basketball league, the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). The PBA was the world’s second oldest professional basketball league after the United States’ National Basketball Association (NBA). The league’s first champion was the Toyota Comets.
- (June 17) The PBA-NBA All-Star Invitational Series held at Araneta Coliseum, Manila, Philippines. The first ever exhibition series between two professional leagues in history. The NBA All-Star was led by led by Nate Archibald, Walt Frazier and John Drew.
- (November15-26) The Philippines finished 5th with a 5-4 record in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Bangkok, Thailand.

1976 – The Crispa Redmanizers, coached by Baby Dalupan, won the PBA first ever Grand Slam title after winning three consecutive PBA conferences in one season.

1976 - Gonzalo G. Puyat II was elected President of the international basketball governing body, FIBA. Puyat was later reelected and finished his term in 1984 and became FIBA's honorary president.

1977 – The Philippines won the first ever South East Asian Games basketball gold medal.
- (November 28-December 10) The Philippines finished 5th with a 4-4 record in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Kulal Lumpur, Malaysia.

1978 – The Philippines for the second time won the right to host the FIBA World Championship.
- (October 1-14) The Philippines finished 8th with a 0-7 record in the FIBA World Championship held at home in Manila, Philippines.

1979 – The Philippines won its second South East Asian Games basketball gold medal.
- Future PBA superstar Ricardo Brown was drafted by the Houston Rockets for the National Basketball Association (NBA).
- (June 21) PBA star Abe King scored 60 points for Toyota against Crispa. He became the first ever local player to scored 60 points in a game and set the record for the most points scored by a local player in the PBA (later broken by Allan Caidic).
- (November 30-December 12) The Philippines finished 4th with a 4-3 record in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Nagoya, Japan.

1980s

1980 - Two PBA selections host visiting Golden State Warriors, reinforced by Jamaal Wilkes of L.A. Lakers and Greg Lee of San Diego Clippers and featuring Raymond Townsend, reputedly first NBA player with Filipino roots; series ends in 2-2 tie.

1981 – The Philippines composed of Filipino-Americans and naturalized American players won the fifth R. William Jones Cup International Basketball Championship held at Taipei, Taiwan. The team was bannered by Dennis Still, Jeff Moore and Filipino-American NBA draftee Ricardo Brown.
- The Philippines captured its third straight South East Asian Games basketball gold medal.
- (March-April) The Philippines’ Apcor finished third captured bronze medal in the first ever FIBA Asia Champions Cup.
- (June 21) Bernie Fabiosa of Crispa became the second player to achieve 5000 career steal in the PBA after Yoyong Martinez of Royal Thru Orange.
- (November10-21) The Philippines finished 4th with a 4-3 record in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Calcutta, India.


1983 – The Philippine Amateur Basketball League (PABL) was formed as an amateur basketball league for collegiate players and was sponsored by large companies in the Philippines. The PABL would later be renamed into the Philippine Basketball League (PBL) as it grows into a commercially semi-professional league.
- The Philippines, lead by Hector Calma and Samboy Lim, retained its basketball gold medal in the South East Asian Games.
- The Crispa Redmanizer, coached by Tommy Manotoc, won the its second PBA Grand Slam title after winning three consecutive PBA conferences in one season.
- (November 20-29) The Philippines became the first ever unbeaten national team in a basketball tournament ever to finish without a medal. The team was penalized in the FIBA Asia Championship after fielding three foreigners in the tournament. The Philippines finished 9th with a 5-0 record in Hong Kong.


1984 – (November-December) The San Miguel Philippines - Northern Consolidated team won the FIBA Asia Club Championship (also known as the FIBA Asia Champions Cup) and earned the right to play in the FIBA World Club Championship held at Gerona, Spain. The team was bannered by American shooting maestro Arthur Engelland, Hector Calma, Samboy Lim and Filipino hotshot Allan Caidic.

1985 – The San Miguel Philippines finished 3rd and captured the bronze medal in the FIBA World Club Championship held at Gerona, Spain.
- The Philippines, lead by Arthur “Chip” Engelland and Allan Caidic, captured the 9th William Jones Cup championship after beating the United States in overtime 108-100 in the finals.
- The Philippines, lead by Allan Caidic, won its fifth consecutive South East Asian Games basketball gold medal.

1985-1986 – (December 28-January 5) The Philippines, lead by Allan Caidic, won its fifth FIBA Asia Championship title held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The championship earned the Philippines the right to play in the FIBA World Championship held at Madrid, Spain but due to political crisis in the country, the team failed to participate for the world championship finals.

1986 – The Philippines, lead by Allan Caidic, finished 3rd and captured the bronze medal after a dramatic semi-final loss against South Korea in the Asian Games basketball tournament held at Seoul, South Korea.

1987 - (November 11-27) The Philippines, lead by Alvin Patrimonio, finished 4th with a 4-3 record in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Bangkok, Thailand.

1988 – (April) Swift-PABL of the Philippines won the 3rd FIBA Asia Champions Cup held at Jakarta, Indonesia.

1989 – The international basketball governing body, Fédération Internationale de Basketball (FIBA), has now agreed to let professional players to play in any international basketball tournaments including the FIBA World Championships and the Olympic Games.
- The San Miguel Beermen, coached by Norman Black, won the third PBA Grand Slam title after winning three consecutive PBA conferences in one season.
- (September 15-24) The Philippines finished 8th with a 2-5 record in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Beijing, China.

donmar
07-28-2008, 03:24 AM
1990s

1990 – The Philippines finished 2nd and captured the silver medal after losing to China in the finals of the Asian Games basketball tournament held at Beijing, China. The team was the first ever all-professional national team sent by the Philippines and fittingly deserved to be called the “Philippines Dream Team”. The team, coached by Robert Jaworski, was bannered by PBA superstars Ramon Fernandez, Alvin Patrimonio, Hector Calma, Benjie Paras, Avelino “Samboy” Lim and 1990 PBA Most Valuable Player Allan Caidic.
-Samboy Lim was named in the Asian Games basketball tournament All-Star Mythical Five Selection, the top 5 best players of the tournament.

1991 – On 21 November, Filipino Allan “Triggerman” Caidic scored 79 points and lead the Presto Tivoli beat Ginebra San Miguel. Caidic’s 79 points was the most points scored by a Filipino in a single PBA game and sank 17 three-point field goals, the most three-point shots made in a single game. Other PBA records he sets in the game are the most points scored in a single half (53 points), in a single quarter (37) and the most consecutive triples and most triples in a single quarter (8 triples).
- The PBA-China Exhibition Series.
- (August 22-September 1) The Philippines, lead by Johnny Abarrientos, finished 7th with a 5-4 record in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Kobe, Japan.

1992 – Former NBA player and PBA import Tony Harris of the Purefoods Swift scored 105 points against Ginebra San Miguel in a 151-147 victory on 10 October. The 105 points was the most points scored by a player, both locals and imports, in a single PBA game.

1993 - The Philippines sweep the South East Asian Games Basketball tournament in Singapore.
- (November 12-21) The Philippines finished 11th with a 3-3 record in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Jakarta, Indonesia.

1994 – The San Miguel Beermen earned the right to represent the Philippines in the upcoming Asian Games after winning the PBA All-Filipino Cup Conference championship. Later, the national team, not only includes San Miguel players, but also includes loan players from the other PBA franchises (notably Alvin Patrimonio and Johnny Abarrientos) and from the collegiate teams.
- The Philippines, lead by Allan Caidic, finished 4th after losing to China and Japan in the play-offs of the Asian Games basketball tournament held at Hiroshima, Japan.
- Allan Caidic finished the Asian Games as the tournament’s leading scorer and was named in the Asian Games basketball tournament All-Star Mythical Five Selection, the top 5 best players of the tournament.
- (July) former FIBA President Gonzalo Puyat II along with FIBA’s founding father Renato William Jones and 14 others were awarded with the FIBA Order of Merit.
- (April 10-16) The Philippines finished 4th in the first ever South East Asia Basketball Association (SEABA) tournament in Segamat, Johore, Malaysia. The next SEABA tournament took place in 1998.

1995 – (September) The PBL’s Andok won the 6th FIBA Asia Champions Cup held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
- The Philippines sweep the South East Asian Games Basketball tournament in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
- (June 17-26) The Philippines finished 12th with a 2-5 record in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Seoul, South Korea.

1996 - The Alaska Milkmen, coached by Tim Cone, won the fourth PBA Grand Slam title after winning three consecutive PBA conferences in one season.
- PBL’s Hapee Toothpaste won the 7th FIBA Asia Champions Cup held at Manila, Philippines. Import Tony Harris was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player.

1997 - (October 12-19) The Philippines, lead by Rommel Adducul and Danny Ildefonso, captured its fourth consecutive basketball gold medal in the South East Asian Games at Jakarta, Indonesia.
- (September 11-19) The Philippines finished 9th with a 3-3 record in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
- Rommel Adducul was awarded with the Emirates Sportsmanship Award in the FIBA Asia Championship.


1998 – The Philippines celebrate its centennial 100th year of national independence from Spain; to commemorate the anniversary, the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) formed the Philippine Centennial Team. The PBA Centennial Team was the national team for the year 1998, task to represent the country in international basketball tournaments.
- (March 25-31) The Philippine national team, led by Rommel Adducul and Danny Ildefonso, sweep the South East Asia Basketball Association (SEABA) and captured its first ever SEABA title in Manila, Philippines.
- The Philippine Centennial Team Tour of United States.
- The Philippine Centennial Team captured the 21st William Jones Cup tournament after beating Chinese Taipei, 82-72, in the finals.
-The Philippine Centennial Team finished 3rd and captured the bronze medal in the Asian Games basketball tournament held at Bangkok, Thailand.
- Filipino international veterans Alvin Patrimonio and Allan Caidic played in their fourth consecutive Asian Games tournaments and won their third Asian Games medals. Both players became the most capped Filipino players (23 games) in the Asian Games after the legendary Caloy Loyzaga (24 games), for the most appearances by a Filipino player in the Asian Games basketball tournament, and share the distinction of being the only PBA players to represent the country in four Asian Games. In addition, Allan Caidic won his second William Jones Cup title and became the only Filipino player in the 20th Century to win the William Jones Cup twice in history. Once as an amateur with the San Miguel Philippines in 1985 and once as a professional with the Centennial team in 1998.
- The Metropolitan Basketball Association (MBA), Philippines’ second professional basketball league, was formed and effectively regionalized the basketball professionalism throughout the country. The league’s first championship was won by the Pampanga Dragons.
- The PBA named the Philippine Basketball All-Time Mythical Five: Carlos Loyzaga (1950s), Narciso Bernardo (1960s), Robert Jaworski (1970s), Hector Calma (1980s) and Alvin Patrimonio (1990s).

1998-1999 – Philippine basketball legend Robert Jaworski ended his PBA career that spanned since 1975. Jaworski was elected to the Philippine Senate in 1998 and retired from playing pro-basketball. At 52, he was the world’s oldest professional basketball player in history.

1999 - The Manila Metrostars set the MBA league record by winning 23 consecutive games during the elimination round, en route to a 26-4 record and the MBA National Championship. The record was also seen by many as the most in Philippine professional basketball history, breaking the PBA’s Crispa Redmanizers’ record of 19 consecutive victories in 1980.
- The first batch inducteed to the Philippine National Basketball Hall of Fame was named. They were Filipino legends that brought gold and glory to Philippine basketball: Carlos Loyzaga, Fely Fajardo, Gabby Fajardo, Ambrosio Padilla, Charlie Borck, Tony Genato, Jacinto Ciria-Cruz, Primitivo Martinez, Ramoncito Campos, Ed Ocampo and Narciso Bernardo.
- (May) Mauricio Martelino, former secretary-general of the Asian Basketball Confederation (ABC) from 1991–1998 and member of the powerful FIBA (International Basketball Federation) Central Board, became the second Filipino ever to be awarded with the FIBA Order of Merit after Gonzalo Puyat.
- (July 2-7) The Philippines, lead by Rommel Adducul, sweep the 3rd South East Asia Basketball Association (SEABA) held in Manila, Philippines

- (August 8-15) The Philippines sweep the South East Asian Games basketball tournament and captured its fifth consecutive gold medal in University Brunei Darussalam, Brunei.
- (August 28-September 5) The Philippines, lead by Rommel Adducul, finished 11th with a 2-4 record in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Fukuoka, Japan

donmar
07-28-2008, 03:25 AM
2000s

2000 – The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) celebrates its 25th Anniversary and named the “Top 25 Greatest Players Ever of All Time.” The 25 players include PBA Most Valuable Player awardees, national team players, all-time statistic leaders, superstars and so on. They are: Johnny Abarrientos, William "Bogs" Adornado, Ato Agustin, Francis Arnaiz, Lim Eng Beng, Ricardo Brown, Allan Caidic, Hector Calma, Philip Cezar, Atoy Co, Jerry Codiñera, Kenneth Duremdes, Bernard Fabiosa, Ramon Fernandez, Danny Florencio, Alberto Guidaben, Freddie Hubalde, Robert Jaworski, Jojo Lastimosa, Samboy Lim, Ronnie Magsanoc, Vergel Meneses, Manny Paner, Benjie Paras, and Alvin Patrimonio.

- The PBA All-Star Selection won the exhibition game against the FIBA Asian All-Star Selection led by MBA superstar Rommel Adducul. Johnny Abarrientos was named the game’s Most Valuable Player with Eric Menk and Lebanon’s Elie Mchantaf receiving the Sportsmanship Award.

- The Philippine Basketball League (PBL) named the PBL All-time Legacy Team – 12 best players of all time. The team includes Alvin Patrimonio, Benjie Paras, Allan Caidic, Vergel Meneses, Johnny Abarrientos, Danny Ildefonso, Jerry Codiñera, Jun Limpot, Jojo Lastimosa, Marlou Aquino, Eric Menk and Sonny Cabatu.

- The Philippine Young Men’s national team registered what could be the world's biggest lead in an amateur basketball game when it clobbered Brunei Darussalam, 160-19, at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium on 2 July 2000. The 141-point lead could be the biggest for any amateur basketball team since basketball was introduced in the Philippines by the Americans. During the game, the Philippine national team limited the Brunei squad to only 19 points. It later won the South East Asian Basketball Association (SEABA) Young Men’s Tournament crown against Malaysia.

- (July) The Philippines (represented by the MBA’s Laguna Lakers) finished fourth in the 23rd William Jones Cup tournament.


2001 - (April 2-7) The Philippines, led by Rommel Adducul, sweep its third consecutive South East Asia Basketball Association (SEABA) title in Rizal Memorial Coliseum, Philippines. Chris Calaguio was named the tournament Most Valuable Player.

– (August) The Philippines (represented by the MBA’s Laguna Lakers) for the second time, finished fourth in the 24th William Jones Cup tournament. Chris Clay, Jones Cup’s most popular player, finished as the tournament’s leading scorer for the second consecutive year.
- (September 10-16) The Philippines, led by Rommel Adducul sweep the South East Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

2002 - (June 2-5) The Philippines finished third in the RP-Euro Basketball Challenge in Sondrio Sports Arena, Italy.
- (August 20-22) The Philippines defetated Chinses Taipei in a two-game goodwill series in Manila, Philippines.
- (September 22-23) The Philippines defetated Qatar in a two-game goodwill series in Manila, Philippines.
– (September 28-October 14) The Philippines finished 4th in the Asian Games basketball tournament after losing to China, South Korea and Kazakhstan in the play-offs. The team was bannered by Filipino-Americans Paulasi Taulava, Eric Menk, Rudy Hatfield and PBA veteran Kenneth Duremdes.

– (July) The Philippines (represented by Cebu Lhuillier) finished fifth in the William Jones Cup tournament. The team was lead by Rommel Adducul and Alexander Compton.

2003 – The Philippine Basketball League (PBL) celebrated its 20th year and named the “Top 20 Greatest Players Ever of All Time.” The 20 players were: Alvin Patrimonio, Benjie Paras, Allan Caidic, Vergel Meneses, Johnny Abarrientos, Danny Ildefonso, Jerry Codiñera, Jun Limpot, Jojo Lastimosa, Marlou Aquino, Eric Menk, Sonny Cabatu, Kenneth Duremdes, Ato Agustin, Roger Yap, Yancy de Ocampo, Ren-Ren Ritualo, Rommel Adducul, and Leo Austria.

- (April 19-21) The Philippines sweep its fourth consecutive South East Asia Basketball Association (SEAB) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
- The PBA Classic All-Star Game between Crispa and Toyota, the league’s greatest rival teams. Toyota won the game, 65-61, after Robert Jaworski’s heroics at the end of the game.
- (September 22-October 2) The Philippines finished 15th with a 2-5 record in the FIBA Asia Championship held at Haerbin, China.
- (December 6-16) The Philippines, led by James Yap, sweep the South East Asian Games in Army Sports Gymnasium, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.


2004
- The inaugural season for the regionalized professional league, the National Basketball Conference (NBC). NBC was created as a low profile replacement for the now defunct Metropolitan Basketball Association (MBA).

2005
- Coca Cola Tigers' head coach Vincent "Chot" Reyes was named the new head coach for the Philippine national basketball team to compete in international competitions. He also became the de facto coach of the San Miguel Philippines as the national team were about to compete as a club in the FIBA Asia Club Championship (also known as the FIBA Asia Champions Cup).

– The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) celebrated its 30th Anniversary.
- The PBA Classic All-Star Greatest Game between Baby Dalupan’s Legends versus Robert Jaworski’s Greats, both teams composed of PBA’s 25 greatest players named in 2000. The Legends beat the Greats 96-92, behind the game’s Most Valuable Player, Allan Caidic’s 30 points.

- The San Miguel Philippines finished fifth in the FIBA Asia Club Championship held at Manila, Philippines. Rommel Adducul was named in the mythical five selection.

- The Philippines for the third time is suspended by the international governing body - FIBA, after the Philippine Olympic Committee suspended the FIBA-recognized Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP) due to its failure to develop the national team into a powerhouse in Asia. As a result, the national team was suspended to play in any FIBA-sanctioned tournaments like the FIBA World Championship, FIBA Asia Championship, the Olympic Games and the Asian Games.

- The San Miguel Philippines took part in the Las Vegas Global Hoop Summit in the United States and was named the most exciting team of the tournament.

- The Philippines, despite being suspended by the international governing body - FIBA, finished third and captured the bronze medal with a 6-3 record in the 27th William Jones Cup tournament.

- The San Miguel Philippines captured its first ever Shell Rimula-Brunei Cup title after defeating the Alaska Aces in the All-Philippine finals in Brunei. Jay-jay Helterbrand was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player.

- The PBA Legends Tour of Australia, the touring team were bannered by Alvin Patrimonio, Allan Caidic, Samboy Lim, Jerry Codinera, Jojo Lastimosa, the Loyzaga brothers and Bong Alvarez. Allan Caidic was named tour MVP.

- Basketball was not included in the 2005 South East Asian Games due to the Philippines’ FIBA suspension.

2006
- The USA-NBA All-Star Legends, lead by Dennis Rodman, defeated the San Miguel All-Star, lead by Filipino hotshot Allan Caidic, in Mandaue City, Philippines.
- The Philippine national team demolished the USA-NBA All-Star Legends lead by Dennis Rodman.
- The Philippine national basketball team sweep World Championship-bound Lebanon in a 2-Game Goodwill Series.
- The San Miguel Philippines captured its back-to-back Shell Rimula-Brunei Cup championship after beating the Darwin All-Star in the finals. Danny Seigle was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player.
- (September) The Samahang Basketball ng Pilipinas (SBP) was formed after the Basketball Association of the Philippines merged with the Pilipinas Basketball.
- (November) For the first time in history, the Philippine national basketball team failed to participate in the Asian Games Basketball Championship held at Doha, Qatar. The Philippines failed to participate due to a suspension from FIBA-sanctioned tournaments.

2007
- (January) The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), the Philippine Basketball League (PBL), the University Athletics Association of the Philippines (UAAP), the Philippine National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA), the San Miguel Corporation (SMC), Basketball Coaches Association of the Philippines (BCAP), former Philippine national team head coaches Norman Black and Derrick Pumaren, current Philippine national team head coach Vincent ‘Chot’ Reyes and PBA players in the national team - Danny Seigle, JayJay Helterbrand, Asi Taulava, Jimmy Alapag, Renren Ritualo, Willie Miller, Dondon Hontiveros, Rommel Adducul, and basketball legends Allan Caidic, Hector Calma, Samboy Lim, among others. Came together in support of the formation of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), led by Manny V. Pangilinan and Senator Jinggoy Estrada, as the country’s national governing body in basketball and to lift the FIBA suspension of the Philippine national team.
- (February) The suspension against the Philippines was lifted by FIBA after the formation of the BAP-Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (BAP-SBP).
- (March) Dionisio Calvo, former head coach of both Philippine national basketball team and Philippine national football team, was named in the inaugural FIBA Hall of Fame. He was named as a contributor due to his role as the founding father and the first Secretary-General of the Asian Basketball Confederation (now known as FIBA Asia) in 1960. Calvo also was the founding father of the now defunct Manila Industrial and Commercial Athletics Association (MICAA) in 1938. He was named alongside James Naismith (the inventor and father of basketball) and William Jones (one of the founding fathers of FIBA).
- (May) The PBL’s Harbor Center captured the South East Asia Basketball Association Club Championship (SEABA Champions’ Cup) in Jakarta, Indonesia.
- (May) The all-pro San Miguel Philippines finished fourth in the 18th FIBA Asia Club Championship held at Tehran, Iran. Danny Seigle was named in the tournament’s first mythical team selection while Mark Caguioa was named in the second mythical team selection.
- (May 24-28) The all-pro Philippine national basketball team sweep the South East Asia Basketball Association (FIBA Asia Qualification Tournament) by defeating Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand in four consecutive games with more than 38 points winning margin.
- (June) The Philippine national team tour of Belgrade (Serbia), where they played tough Serbian clubs and the Montenegro Under-20. The team finished the trip with a 3-3 win-loss record.
- (July 3-10) The Philippine national basketball team finished third with a 5-4 record and captured the bronze medal in the 29th William Jones Cup International Basketball Tournament held at Taipei, Taiwan.
- (July 12-15) The Philippines won the 4-Nations Manila Invitational Basketball Cup at home in Manila, Philippines. The tournament was participated by the national basketball teams of China, Syria, Lebanon and the Philippines in preparation for the upcoming FIBA Asia Championship. Jimmy Alapag was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player and was named in the mythical five selection along with teammate Kelly Williams, Michael Madanly of Syria, Lebanon’s Joseph Vogel and superstar Fadi El Khatib.
- (July 20-21) The Philippines defeated the Kuwaiti national basketball team in a two-game goodwill series.
- (July 28-August 3) The Philippines finished 9th place with a 5-2 record and top the classification round of the FIBA Asia Championship in Tokushima, Japan.
- (December) The Philippines sweep the South East Asian Games basketball tournament and captured the gold medal.

2008
March - The Grand Re-union of Philippine Basketball Greats (PBA Legends Tour of California). Toyota Legends vs. Crispa Legends.

March - PBA Legends, lead by Allan Caidic, defeated the Philippine Army Basketball Team, lead by boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, in an exhibition game.

April 29 - Erik Spoelstra became the first Filipino-American head coach in the National Basketball Association (NBA) history after Hall of Famer Pat Riley resigned as the Head Coach of the Miami Heat franchise. Spoelstra already captured a championship ring, as an Assistant Coach, with Miami Heat, lead by Shaquille O’ Neal and Dwayne Wade

May 4 - Jason William Castro becomes the first Filipino player in the Australian National Basketball League (NBL) after the Singapore Slingers signed him a contract for a single season.

donmar
07-28-2008, 03:25 AM
Notable Coaches (National Team)
(Past and Present)

Pedro Villanueva (1930)
Alfredo del Rosario (1934)
Dionisio Calvo (1936, 1948)
Felicisimo Fajardo (1952-1966)
Herminio Silva (1954)
Leo Prieto (1956)
Valentin Eduque (1958, 1973-1974)
Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan (1959, 1970)
Arturo Rius (1960)
Enrique Crame (1962)
Carlos Loyzaga (1967-1968)
Lauro Mumar (1969)
Ignacio Ramos (1971-1972)
Nicanor Jorge (1978)
Ron Jacobs (1981-1986)
Joe Lipa (1986-2000)
Robert Jaworski (1990)
Norman Black (1994, 2006)
Tim Cone (1998)
Jong Uichico (2002)
Vincent “Chot” Reyes (2005-2007)



Notable Players

(Past and Present)
Johnny Abarrientos (MVP, 2000 Philippines-FIBA Asia All-Star Exhibition Game)
Rommel Adducul (Mythical 5, 2005 FIBA Asia Club Championship)
Kurt Bachmann, Jr.
Carlos Badion (MVP, Mythical 5, 1960 Asian Basketball Confederation)
Charlie Borck
Allan Caidic (Mythical 5, 1994 Asian Games and 1990 Asian Games)
Mark Caguioa (Mythical 10, 2007 FIBA Asia Club Championship)
Hector Calma
Jacinto Ciria Cruz
Geronimo Cruz (MVP, Mythical 5, 1963 Australian Pan Pacific Games)
Mariano Felomino
Danilo Florencio
Jovito Gonzales
Robert Jaworski
Avelino “Samboy” Lim (Mythical 5, 1990 Asian Games)
Eduardo Lim
Carlos Loyzaga (Mythical 5, 1954 World Basketball Championship/Mythical 5, 1960 Asian Basketball Confederation)
Ramon Manulat
Jaime “Jimmy” Mariano
Alfonso Marquez
Lauro Mumar
Edgardo Ocampo
Ambrosio Padilla
Adriano “Jun” Papa, Jr.
Alvin Patrimonio
Alberto Reynoso
Ponciano Saldana
Luis “Lou” Salvador
Danny Seigle (Mythical 5, 2007 FIBA Asia Club Championship)
Paul Asi Taulava
Mariano Tolentino


Famous players

Johnny Abarrientos - Philippine basketball’s and Asia’s best point guard in the 1990’s. Abarrientos played for the Philippines in the 1991 Southeast Asian Games and the 1994 Asian Games. He was later selected to play for the Philippine Centennial Team to represent the country in the 1998 Asian Games and the 21st William Jones Cup championship. Abarrientos was named Most Valuable Player in an exhibition game against the FIBA Asia All-Star team led by his compatriot, Rommel Adducul.

Rommel Adducul - one of the Philippines’ most experienced players in international basketball and many time member of the FIBA Asia All-Stars. Adducul lead the national team to three consecutive South East Asian Games gold medals and four consecutive South East Asia Basketball Association (SEABA) championship titles. Despite the Philippines poor showings in the FIBA Asia Championship in the recent years, he was selected to the FIBA Asia All-Stars and was made captain when the Asian Selection played the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) All-Stars in 2000 to commemorate the 25th year of Asia’s first ever professional league.

Allan Caidic - Asia’s most feared three-point shooter and arguably one of the greatest players ever to play for the Philippines internationally. He was a four-time veteran of the Asian Games (1986, 1990, 1994, and 1998) and a two-time William Jones Cup champion (1985, 1998). Early in his career, Caidic played a major role for the Philippines to capture the 1985 South East Asian Games and the 1985-1986 FIBA Asia Championship. In 1994, he was the Asian Games basketball tournament leading scorer and was named in the All-tournament mythical five selection. In 1998, he represents the country for the final time with the celebrated Philippine Centennial Team.

Robert Jaworski - the world’s oldest professional basketball player and arguably the Philippines’ most popular player of the professional era. He represents the country in numerous international tournaments and one of the last Filipino basketball players to play in the World Championship and in the Olympic Games.

Samboy Lim - one of the best players ever to play for the Philippines in international basketball. A prolific scorer, he represents the Philippines in the 1982 Asian Youth Championship and in the 1985-1986 FIBA Asia Championship. He was later named in the 1990 Asian Games mythical five selection.

Carlos Loyzaga - the greatest international Filipino basketball player in the history. He led the Philippines in four consecutive Asian Games gold medals and three Asian championship titles. His biggest achievement was leading the country into third place and captured the bronze medal in the 1954 FIBA World Championship, the best finished by an Asian country in the World Championships. He was named later in the all-tournament mythical five selection after finishing third leading scorer of the tournament.

Ambrosio Padilla - one of the greatest Filipino basketball players of the pre-war era. He played for the Philippines in the Far Eastern Games before leading the country to a fifth place finished in the 1936 Olympic Games, the best finished by an Asian country in the Olympic basketball tournament.

Luis “Lou” Salvador - one of the most prolific Filipino scorers in history. Salvador played for the Philippines in several Far Eastern Games tournaments but in 1923, Salvador set an all-time record for the most points scored by a Filipino in a single international game, he scored 116 points against China to lead the country to gold medal.



References

Bocobo, Christian and Celis, Beth, Legends and Heroes of Philippine Basketball, (Philippines, 2004)
Dela Cruz, Juan, Book of Pinoy Facts and Records, (National Bookstore, Mandaluyong City, Philippines, 2004)
Philippine Basketball Association, The First 25 Years, (Philippines, 2000)

ras627
07-29-2008, 05:04 AM
this is a great one keep up dude

b3lowzro
07-29-2008, 05:24 AM
Notable Coaches (National Team)
(Past and Present)

Pedro Villanueva (1930)
Alfredo del Rosario (1934)
Dionisio Calvo (1936, 1948)
Felicisimo Fajardo (1952-1966)
Herminio Silva (1954)
Leo Prieto (1956)
Valentin Eduque (1958, 1973-1974)
Virgilio “Baby” Dalupan (1959, 1970)
Arturo Rius (1960)
Enrique Crame (1962)
Carlos Loyzaga (1967-1968)
Lauro Mumar (1969)
Ignacio Ramos (1971-1972)
Nicanor Jorge (1978)
Ron Jacobs (1981-1986)
Joe Lipa (1986-2000)
Robert Jaworski (1990)
Norman Black (1994, 2006)
Tim Cone (1998)
Jong Uichico (2002)
Vincent “Chot” Reyes (2005-2007)






what happened to Boysie Zamar, he led RP into numerous SEA GAMES titles

batgirl
07-29-2008, 07:11 AM
Anybody here still remember the game between Philippines and North Korea.
If I'm not mistaken North Korea was left with 3 players at the end of the game due to fouling out of most of their players.I can't remember what year it was and who the players on the Philippine side.

donmar
07-29-2008, 08:14 AM
what happened to Boysie Zamar, he led RP into numerous SEA GAMES titles

I know about Zamar... he also coach RP in the Asian Championships... but I don't know what year he started coaching the national team...

Lebron23
07-29-2008, 01:56 PM
Today in Philippine Basketball History


1978

Open Conference begins.

1982

Lee Chung-hee fires 54 points, but South Korean loses to Toyota, 118-124.

1988

Under the principle of command responsibility, Commissioner Rudy scoring error committed by the official scorer in the San Miguel - Anejo game on July 26, However, he upholds the Beermen's 104 - 103 win. At the end of the 1st quarter, the official score stood at 37-71 in San Miguel's favor, instead of the correct score 35 -31.

ankle breaker
07-29-2008, 02:05 PM
Today in Philippine Basketball History

1988

Under the principle of command responsibility, Commissioner Rudy scoring error committed by the official scorer in the San Miguel - Anejo game on July 26, However, he upholds the Beermen's 104 - 103 win. At the end of the 1st quarter, the official score stood at 37-71 in San Miguel's favor, instead of the correct score 35 -31.
what? i would contest that one all my life if that happens to me.

donmar
07-30-2008, 03:43 AM
Today in Philippine Basketball History


1978

Open Conference begins.

1982

Lee Chung-hee fires 54 points, but South Korean loses to Toyota, 118-124.

1988

Under the principle of command responsibility, Commissioner Rudy scoring error committed by the official scorer in the San Miguel - Anejo game on July 26, However, he upholds the Beermen's 104 - 103 win. At the end of the 1st quarter, the official score stood at 37-71 in San Miguel's favor, instead of the correct score 35 -31.

Bro you forgot the month and date for each event... good idea for posting this section of the PBA history

grimaze
08-05-2008, 08:37 AM
Did you know that Pinays were the first to play Basketball in the Philippines?

Pinoys were busy playing baseball that time... :D

jeree18
08-05-2008, 08:59 AM
Since most of the forumers here loves to enjoy rehearsing on their minds the history of basketball history,i decided to create a new thread for that?
:) :) :)
You can now post your most handsome,taller,smaller,faster,quicker,most favorite....whatever...:p :p :p

enjoy posting your history!!!
maybe i can write a book using this thread!!!:D :D :D
sad to say you are correct..they just keep on dreaming and living in their own history..:confused: :confused: :confused: :confused:

The_Big_Cat
08-05-2008, 09:05 AM
Today in Philippine Basketball History


1982

Lee Chung-hee fires 54 points, but South Korean loses to Toyota, 118-124.


This was when Toyota was re-inforced by import 6'2 Donnie Ray Koonce.