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The PBA issued a memorandum order that prevent players who have boy-cut hairdos to play in the PBA Women's 3x3 Basketball tournament, the memorandum has received negative feedback from the players and the Gabriela's women's group for being "discriminatory". Gilbert Bulawan died after collapsing while on team practice with Blackwater Elite. He is the youngest and very first active player to die in the PBA. The PBA announced the inclusion of female referees in the league's referees pool starting this Governor's Cup, the first in league's history.
Their new uniforms and logo debuted on July The glass-encased jersey was presented to his wife, Dr. As part of their tribute, the Elite will wear a black 11 patch on their jerseys and will dedicate the whole conference to Bulawan.
The team's new logo debuted on July 20 against Rain or Shine. Mark Cardona was rushed to the hospital after a suicide attempt. PBA referee Edward Aquino was removed from the pool of referees as confirmed by the league's media bureau chief Willie Marcial.
During the game 2 of the finals series between the Meralco Bolts and the Barangay Ginebra San MiguelJimmy Alapag of the Bolts sank a three-pointer during the second quarter to surpass the year record of 1, career triples made by Allan Caidic and become the all-time leader for most three-pointers made in a career.
Rule changes[ edit ] The PBA board approved the rule changes for implementation starting this season: No 3-minute sit out for the player who committed the deliberate foul. A deliberate foul committed in the last two 2 minutes of the fourth quarter and overtime period s shall be subject to automatic video review. Shot clock reset — The shot clock shall be reset to 14 seconds if the ball goes to the offensive team after a legal attempt. Free throw — During a free throw, a player can only enter the free-throw lane "restricted area" after the ball has hit the rim.
Landing spot rule Leaving a foot on the landing spot of a shooter — if without contact — Flagrant Foul Penalty 1 FFP1 is called; two 2 Free Throws are awarded; ball possession is retained by the team of offended player; and the offender is sent to the penalty box for three 3 minutes for first offense.
Second and subsequent offenses of players from the same team results in a five 5 minute penalty. A fine of at least Php 5, Leaving a foot on the landing spot of a shooter — if with contact -Flagrant Foul Penalty 2 FFP2 is called; two 2 Free Throws are awarded; ball possession is retained by the team of offended player; and the offender is ejected from the game. A fine of at least Php 20, Review of goal tending violation under the last two minutes — Any goal tending violation called in the last two 2 minutes of the fourth quarter and overtime period s shall be subject to automatic video review.
When a foul is called on a shot and a player touches the ball, basket or backboard and there is a chance to score, even if the referees do not call a goal tending violation, it shall likewise be subject to automatic review if it occurred in the last two 2 minutes of the fourth quarter and overtime period s.
In addition, the league modified its shot clock rules, adopting a procedure similar to the NBA and Euroleague, featuring tenths of a second.
The shot clock should also display the time remaining in the game. A portable shot clock that is capable of displaying tenths of a second and the time remaining in the game is temporarily installed if the in-venue shot clock is not capable to adopt the new shot clock rule or if the shot clock does not also display the game clock. The time the shot clock changes to tenths is determined by the venue and the brand of clock used. The Orangemen placed fourth in all three conferences of the PBA's first season.
Both Paner and Estrada made it to the Mythical Team in the league's inaugural season. Royal had its first best finish of third place in the second conference as they paraded the high-scoring Carl Bird as one of their imports. Bird was the league's first point man as he scored 73 points in RTO's win over N-Rich on October 12,only to be broken two weeks after by 7-Up's Harry Rogers.
Estoy Estrada left to joined the Toyota Tamaraws in the following year in The team had two imports of unlimited height playing together - 6'9 Otto Moore and 6'7 Larry Pounds. The following year inSan Miguel had one of their best seasons with two finals trips. The team also signed former Tefilin import Norman Black as their import for the season. San Miguel almost won the first conference crown as they led in the best of seven title series against Toyota Super Corollas but lost in seven games.
The Beermen bounce back a month later by winning the Asian Invitational championship, defeating Crispa Redmanizers, two games to one, in the best of three series. That team remains as the only squad the multi-titled Crispa never beat in a PBA finale. Manotoc moved to Crispa in and replacing him in the Beermen bench is former national coach Nat Canson.
Despite Gold Eagle acquiring the services of Toyota's top forward Abe King and signing two rookies; Joey Loyzaga and Dante Gonzalgo, the team placed second to last at the bottom of the cumulative team standings. Former import Norman Black return to the squad and this time, he was not only their import but as the team's playing coach.
The Thirst Quenchers were booted out of the semifinals by Great Taste in a playoff game. The franchise filed for a leave of absence from the league after the season. At the start of the seasonsome Magnolia players were absorbed by different teams, newcomer Alaska Milkmen acquired three from Magnolia and signed Norman Black to a one-year contract.
After a two-conference leave, the SMC franchise were back in the third conference and were known as Magnolia Cheese. Only Manny Paner is the holdover from the previous Magnolia ballclub. They also signed two players straight from the amateur ranks; Alvin Teng and Jeffrey Graves.
Playing-coach Norman Black was back in the helm for the Ice Cream Makers and led the team to third-place finishes in the first and second conferences.
They wore green and white color instead of traditional red and white jerseys they used in the early s. Coffee Kings formerly Alaska in five games. Center Abet Guidaben won his second Most Valuable Player award San Miguel acquired Ricardo Brown from Great Taste through an offer sheet beginning the PBA season and they continued their winning ways by capturing the Open Conference crown, defeating newcomer Purefoods Hotdogs, who were aiming for a cinderella finish, in a classic, seven-game series.
The trade was executed in the height of a disagreement between Fernandez and the Purefoods management. The Beermen added two rookies in their lineup whom the team drafted during the pre-season, shooting-guard Renato Agustin and forward Bobby Jose. Picked by experts as heavy favorites in the first conference of the season, the team have lived up to the billing, sweeping the game eliminations and they easily won the Open Conference crown with a repeat series victory over Formula Shell that is built around the troika of best import awardee Bobby Parks, sophomore guard Ronnie Magsanoc and rookie center and top draft pick Benjie Paras.
Another interesting match up is the duel of coaches Norman Black and the dean, Purefoods coach Baby Dalupan. San Miguel won in six games after being stunned in Game One of the title series. The Beermen clinch their first All-Filipino title on September 3,outscoring the Hotdogs in the final quarter,in a victory. The title-clinching win came three days after they lost Game five to the Hotdogs in a hard-fought overtime game. Only one conference was left to achieve the grandslam and San Miguel brought in Keith Smart as their import for the Third Conference.
After five games in the eliminations, Smart was replaced by Ennis Whatley. Three more titles [ edit ] Entering the new decade, the San Miguel Beermen were dethrone and failed to defend all their titles in the PBA season. During the third conference when four of their starters along with coach Norman Black, missed the first few games due to their commitment in the all-pro national team, the team never recovered upon their return and San Miguel were eliminated for the first time in the semifinals since rejoining the league in In the first conference that year, the Beermen makes a return trip to the finals but were beaten by Shell Rimula X in five games.
Alvin Patrimonio, playing at his peak and aching to get back at their two-time All-Filipino tormentors, led the Stars to victory and the Beermen were outclassed in six games. The Beermen became the first back-to-back champions in the s by regaining the All-Filipino title the following year inreversing the outcome against defending champion Coney Island, winning in six games. The title-victory earned San Miguel the right to represent the country in the basketball competition in the Asian Games in Hiroshima, Japan.
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Injuries among the players hounded the team for the rest of the season. Mids decline and the end of the Norman Black era[ edit ] InSan Miguel was struggling to maintain its ranks as among the best teams in the league with Sunkist and Alaska dominating at the time. Though the beermen didn't prosper on first two conferences but in Governors' Conference with Kenny Travis back as import San Miguel broke Sunkist's dream of a grandslam by entering the finals of the Governors' Cup, only to lose to Alaska in a seven-game showdown.
San Miguel's struggles would continue inthe team finished third in the All-Filipino while nabbing fourth in the season-ending Governors' Cup. After the season, Norman Black left the team and became the head coach of Mobiline. But, Jacobs remained coach of San Miguel for the league's 23rd season. San Miguel won third place in all three conferences of the '97 campaign. The Beermen failed to enter the finals in the Commissioner's and Governors' Cups, respectively, losing in two do-or-die games against Gordon's Gin and Purefoods.
SMB made its return to the finals but was defeated by the Milkmen in the rematch of the All-Filipino Cup, this time in six games. Strothers and Robinson teamed up for San Miguel, but with their height disadvantage against other teams, the Beermen failed to either win the special Centennial Cup or the season-ending Governors' Cup. Ron Jacobs resigned after two seasons with the Beermen.
One of their finest moments was during a match against Mobiline and star center Asi Taulava. San Miguel's squeaker on Asaytono's two clutch free-throws handed the Phone Pals its first defeat after winning their first seven games. Mott, a known temperamental player during his first stint in the league, molded well with his local teammates as San Miguel was able to make a strong showing in the elimination round.
San Miguel won the first two games of the series before Shell tied the series at But the Beermen won the last two games to win their 12th PBA crown and their first in five years.
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The Milkmen even led the series at but San Miguel was able to win the last three games to win their second straight championship in six games. San Miguel failed to win the All-Filipino Cup by finishing fourth in the tournament. Inthey were favorites to win the All-Filipino Cup and San Miguel did so to enter the finals against sister team Barangay Ginebra and prized rookie Mark Caguioa.
Ildefonso, meanwhile won his second consecutive MVP in Some observers though believed that it was Danny Seigle who deserved to win the award. After the Beermen finished eighth in the elimination round, SMB upset the Talk 'N Text Phone Pals in the quarterfinals but was eliminated by Alaska in the semi-finals and finished fourth in the tournament.
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Strothers announced his retirement after the tournament. But the temperamental Long got into a dirty scuffle with Red Bull import Antonio Lang during a game despite San Miguel finishing fourth after the elimination phase. Terquin Mott replaced Long before the end of the eliminations. After eliminating Coca-Cola in the quarters, Red Bull eliminated them in the semis before finishing third. Racela, Ildefonso and Hontiveros returned for San Miguel but they were eliminated by Coca-Cola in the semis to finished third for the second-straight conference.
San Miguel returned in the on a bright note. After the elimination round of the All-Filipino, they finished first in Group A to qualify for the quarterfinals phase of the tournament. But the Beermen failed to enter the semis after finishing in the single-round robin format.