2002 PBA season

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2002 PBA season
2002 PBA season
Duration February 10, 2002 – December 25, 2002
Number of teams 10
TV partner(s) Viva TV (IBC)
Top draft pick Yancy de Ocampo
Picked by FedEx Express
Governors Cup champions Purefoods TJ Hotdogs
Commissioner's Cup champions Batang Red Bull Thunder
All-Filipino Cup champions Coca-Cola Tigers
Season MVP Willie Miller
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The 2002 PBA season was the 28th season of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

Notable occurrences[edit]

Opening ceremonies[edit]

The muses for the participating teams are as follows:

Team Muse
Alaska Aces Pia Guanio
Batang Red Bull Thunder Assunta de Rossi and Alessandra de Rossi
Barangay Ginebra Kings Rica Peralejo
Coca-Cola Tigers Thalia Parks and Yeng Serrano
FedEx Express Patricia Coronado
Purefoods TJ Hotdogs Zora Andam
San Miguel Beermen Anna Shire
Shell Turbo Chargers LJ Moreno
Sta. Lucia Realtors Juliet Duncan
Talk 'N Text Phone Pals Cheska Garcia


  • Team with best win-loss percentage: Coca-Cola (31–16, .660)

Individual awards[edit]

Awards given by the PBA Press Corps[edit]

  • Coach of the Year: Ryan Gregorio (Purefoods)
  • Mr. Quality Minutes: Ato Morano (Coca-Cola)
  • Executive of the Year: George C. Chua (Red Bull)
  • Comeback Player of the Year: Ronnie Magsanoc (Purefoods)
  • Referee of the Year: Mario Montiel