1989 PBA Open Conference
|1989 PBA Open Conference|
|Duration||March 5 - May 21, 1989|
|TV partner/s||Vintage Sports (PTV)|
|Champions||San Miguel Beermen|
|runners-up||Formula Shell Zoom Masters|
|Best Import||Bobby Parks (Shell)|
The 1989 Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Open Conference, is the first conference of the 1989 PBA season. It started on March 5 and ended on May 21, 1989. The tournament is an Import-laden format, which requires an import or a pure-foreign player for each team.
The following format will be observed for the duration of the conference:
- Double-round robin eliminations; 10 games per team; Teams are then seeded by basis on win-loss records.
- Team with the worst record after the elimination round will be eliminated.
- Semifinals will be two round robin affairs with the five remaining teams. Results from the elimination round will be carried over.
- The top two teams in the semifinals advance to the best of seven Finals. The last two teams dispute the third-place trophy in a best-of-five playoff.
|Qualified for semifinals|
|1||San Miguel Beermen||10||0||1.000||–-|
|2||Presto Ice Cream Makers||5||5||.500||5|
|3||Formula Shell Zoom Masters||5||5||.500||5|
|5||Alaska Air Force||3||7||.300||7|
|6||Añejo Rum 65ers||3||7||.300||7|
|Qualified for finals|
|Qualified for battle-for-third|
|1||San Miguel Beermen||14||4||.778||–-||4||4|
|2||Formula Shell Zoom Masters||10||8||.556||4||5||3|
|3||Presto Ice Cream Makers||9||9||.500||5||4||4|
|4||Alaska Air Force||7||11||.389||7||4||4|
Battle for third
|Alaska Air Force 135, Presto Ice Cream 129|
|Alaska Milk wins series, 3-0|
|San Miguel Beermen 123, Formula Shell 105|
|San Miguel Beer wins series, 4-1|