1998 PBA Governors' Cup
|1998 PBA Governors Cup|
|Duration||October 9, 1998 - December 9, 1998|
|TV partner/s||Vintage Sports (IBC)|
|runners-up||Mobiline Phone Pals|
|Best Import||Silas Mills (Mobiline)|
The 1998 Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors Cup was the fourth conference of the 1998 PBA season. It started on October 9 and ended on December 9, 1998. The tournament is a two-import format, which requires each team to have two American reinforcements.
The following format will be observed for the duration of the conference:
- One-round robin eliminations; Teams' won-loss record in the Centennial Cup were carried over
- The top four teams after the eliminations will advance to the semifinals.
- Semifinals will be two round robin affairs with the standings back to zero.
- The top two teams will face each other in a best-of-seven championship series. The next two teams dispute the third-place trophy in a Best of three series.
|Qualified for semifinals|
|1||Mobiline Phone Pals||9||6||.600||--|
|2||San Miguel Beermen||9||6||.600||--|
|4||Purefoods TJ Hotdogs||9||6||.600||--|
|5||Pop Cola 800s||8||7||.533||1|
|6||Ginebra San Miguel||7||8||.467||2|
|7||Sta. Lucia Realtors||6||9||.400||3|
|Qualified for finals|
|Qualified for battle-for-third|
|1||Mobiline Phone Pals||12||9||.571||--|
|3||San Miguel Beermen||12||9||.571||--|
|4||Purefoods TJ Hotdogs||12||9||.571||--|
|San Miguel Beermen 90, Purefoods TJ Hotdogs 89 (OT)|
Double finals berth playoff
Battle for third place
|Purefoods TJ Hotdogs 90, San Miguel Beermen 101|
|Purefoods TJ Hotdogs 99, San Miguel Beermen 96|
|Purefoods wins series, 2-1|
|Formula Shell 93, Mobiline Phone Pals 91|
|Formula Shell wins series, 4-3|