2006–07 PBA season

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2006-07 PBA season
2006-07 PBA season
Duration September 28, 2006-July 20, 2007
Number of teams 10
TV partner/s ABC
Annual Draft
Top draft pick Kelly Williams
Picked by Sta. Lucia Realtors
Conferences
Philippine Cup champions Barangay Ginebra Kings
Fiesta Conference champions Alaska Aces
Awards
Season MVP Willie Miller (Alaska Aces)
Top Scorer Mark Caguioa (Ginebra)
Seasons
← 2005-06

2007-08 →

The 2006–07 PBA season is the 32nd season of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). The season started September 28 in Guam and began its formal opening on October 1 at the Araneta Coliseum, and ended on July 20. The league started the season with the All-Filipino Conference, now known as the PBA Philippine Cup while the PBA Fiesta Conference, an import laced tournament, ended the season.

Philippine Basketball League team Welcoat Paintmasters became the tenth member of the league after acquiring the franchise from the defunct Shell Turbo Chargers. The Welcoat franchise has been renamed Welcoat Dragons.

Opening ceremonies[edit]

The season began on Oct 1 with the Barangay Ginebra Kings defeating the expansion team Welcoat Dragons, 102-69 in the opener.

The muses for the participating teams are as follows:

Team Muse
Air21 Express Tanya Garcia
Alaska Aces Gelli de Belen
Barangay Ginebra Kings Angelica Panganiban
Coca-Cola Tigers
Purefoods Chunkee Giants 26K girls
Red Bull Barako Milena Krahvicova
San Miguel Beermen Valerie Concepcion
Sta. Lucia Realtors Precious Lara Quigaman
Talk 'N Text Phone Pals Pauleen Luna
Welcoat Dragons Bianca King

2006-07 Philippine Cup[edit]

Notable events[edit]

Elimination round[edit]

Qualified for semifinals
Qualified for quarterfinals
Qualified for wildcards
Eliminated
# Team W L GB PCT Ties
Diff Clas
1 Barangay Ginebra Kings 13 5 -- 0.722 +1
2 San Miguel Beermen 13 5 -- 0.722 -1
3 Red Bull Barako 11 7 2 0.611
4 Talk 'N Text Phone Pals 10 8 3 0.556 +4
5 Purefoods Chunkee Giants 10 8 3 0.556 +3 92-78
6 Sta. Lucia Realtors 10 8 3 0.556 -7 78-92
7 Alaska Aces 8 10 5 0.444
8 Air21 Express 7 11 6 0.389
9 Coca-Cola Tigers 5 13 8 0.278
10 Welcoat Dragons 3 15 10 0.167

Legend: GB = games behind; PCT = Winning percentage; Diff = Points difference; Clas = Classification game

Playoffs[edit]

Wildcard playoffs Quarterfinals
Best of 5 series
Semifinals
Best of 7 series
Finals
Best of 7 series
                                       
    6  Sta. Lucia 1  
      3  Red Bull 3  
  Total WC     3  Red Bull 3  
6  Sta. Lucia 11-10 1-2*       2  San Miguel 4  
7  Air21 10-11 3-0*       2  San Miguel 2
8  Alaska 9-12 1-2       1  Brgy. Ginebra 4
9  Coca-Cola 6-15 1-2       1  Brgy. Ginebra 4
      4  Talk 'N Text 2      Third place playoff
  4  Talk 'N Text 3     4  Talk 'N Text 124
  5  Purefoods 1     3  Red Bull 111

*Sta. Lucia won the elimination game over Air21, 121-118 via overtime.

Finals results[edit]

2007 Fiesta Conference[edit]

Notable events[edit]

Elimination round[edit]

Qualified for semifinals
Qualified for quarterfinals
Qualified for wildcards
Eliminated
# Team W L GB PCT Ties
Diff Clas
1 Red Bull Barako 13 5 -- .722
2 Alaska Aces 12 6 1 .667 NA* 103-95
3 Barangay Ginebra Kings 12 6 1 .667 NA* 95-103
4 Talk 'N Text Phone Pals 11 7 2 .611
5 Air21 Express 10 8 3 .556 NA* 103-99
6 San Miguel Beermen 10 8 3 .556 NA* 99-103
7 Coca-Cola Tigers 7 11 6 .389
8 Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants 6 12 7 .333
9 Sta. Lucia Realtors 5 13 8 .278
10 Welcoat Dragons 4 14 9 .222

Legend: GB = games behind; PCT = Winning percentage; Diff = Points difference; Clas = Classification game
Note: NA* = Not applicable, if two teams are tied for #2, #5 and #9, a classification game (a knockout game in case for the #9 seed) will be held regardless of elimination round results.

Playoffs[edit]

Wildcard phase
Knockout games
Quarter finals
Best of 3 series
Semi finals
Best of 7 series
Finals
Best of 7 series
                                             
    3  Brgy. Ginebra 1  
    6  San Miguel 2  
6  San Miguel 102       6  San Miguel 2  
9  Sta. Lucia 85       2  Alaska 4  
  6  San Miguel 102       2  Alaska 4
  7  Coca-Cola 101       4  Talk 'N Text 3
7  Coca-Cola 100     1  Red Bull 2
8  Purefoods 97       4  Talk 'N Text 4      Third-place playoff
  4  Talk 'N Text 2     6  San Miguel 96
  5  Air21 1     1  Red Bull 103


Finals results[edit]

2007 All-Star Weekend[edit]

Further information: 2007 PBA All-Star Weekend

The 2007 PBA All-Star Weekend was held at San Fernando City, La Union and Baguio City. The winners were:

April 26
Rookies 122, Sophomores 107
Arwind Santos named the game's most valuable player.
  • All-Star Game:
April 29
South All-Stars 142, North All-Stars 145
Jayjay Helterbrand and Willie Miller named the game's co-most valuable players.

Manila Invitational[edit]

As part of the warmups for the upcoming FIBA Asia Championship 2007, the PBA invited four national teams taking part in the Asian Championships for the first PBA-Smart Manila Invitational Championships.

Preliminary round[edit]

# Team W L PF PA Diff.
1  Lebanon 2 1 255 219 +36
2  Philippines 2 1 254 239 +15
3  China 2 1 246 245 +1
4  Syria 0 3 233 285 -52
ABC
July 12
Prelims
China  98–94  Syria
ABC
July 12
Prelims
Philippines  88–83  Lebanon
ABC
July 13
Prelims
Syria  60–95  Lebanon
ABC
July 13
Prelims
Philippines  74–77  China
ABC
July 14
Prelims
China  71–77  Lebanon
ABC
July 14
Prelims
Philippines  92–79  Syria

Final[edit]

ABC
July 15
3rd place
Syria  90–85  China
ABC
July 15
Final
Lebanon  81–87  Philippines

Awards[edit]

Individual awards[edit]

  • Most Valuable Player: Willie Miller (Alaska)
  • Rookie of the Year: Kelly Williams (Sta. Lucia)
  • First Mythical Team:
    • Gary David (Air21)
    • Willie Miller (Alaska)
    • Jay Washington (Talk 'N Text)
    • Kelly Williams (Sta. Lucia)
    • Dorian Peña (San Miguel)
  • Second Mythical Team:
  • All-Defensive Team:
    • Nelbert Omolon (Sta. Lucia)
    • Arwind Santos (Air21)
    • Harvey Carey (Talk 'N Text)
    • Wynne Arboleda (Air21)
    • Gary David (Air21)
  • Most Improved Player: Gary David (Air21)
  • Sportsmanship Award: Gary David (Air21)
  • Mr. Energy: Ronald Tubid (Brgy. Ginebra)

Awards given by the PBA Press Corps[edit]

Cumulative standings[edit]

Overall standings[edit]

Champion
Second place
Third place
Semifinalist
Quarterfinalist
Wildcard qualifier
Elimination round
Team GP W L PCT Best finish
Barangay Ginebra Kings 52 34 18 0.654 Champion
Red Bull Barako 55 33 22 0.600 Third place
Alaska Aces 53 30 23 0.566 Champion
San Miguel Beermen 62 35 27 0.565 Runner-up
Talk 'N Text Phone Pals 65 35 30 0.538 Runner-up
Air21 Express 44 22 22 0.500 Quarterfinalist
Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants 41 18 23 0.439 Quarterfinalist
Sta. Lucia Realtors 44 17 27 0.386 Quarterfinalist
Coca-Cola Tigers 41 14 27 0.341 Wildcard qualifier
Welcoat Dragons 36 7 29 0.194 Elimination round

Elimination rounds[edit]

Team W L PCT
Barangay Ginebra Kings 25 11 0.694
Red Bull Barako 24 12 0.667
San Miguel Beermen 23 13 0.639
Talk 'N Text Phone Pals 21 15 0.583
Alaska Aces 20 16 0.556
Air21 Express 17 19 0.472
Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants 16 20 0.444
Sta. Lucia Realtors 15 21 0.417
Coca-Cola Tigers 12 24 0.333
Welcoat Dragons 7 29 0.194

Playoffs[edit]

Includes one-game playoffs.

Team W L PCT
Air21 Express 5 3 0.625
Alaska Aces 10 7 0.588
Barangay Ginebra Kings 9 7 0.563
Talk 'N Text Phone Pals 14 15 0.483
Red Bull Barako 9 10 0.474
San Miguel Beermen 12 14 0.461
Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants 2 3 0.400
Coca-Cola Tigers 2 3 0.400
Sta. Lucia Realtors 2 3 0.400
Welcoat Dragons 0 0 0.000

Eala's resignation[edit]

League commissioner Noli Eala resigned on August 8, 2007 after being disbarred by the Supreme Court on charges infidelity.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Villanueva, Yeo talk things over, settle feud. Nelson Beltran, The Philippine Star. Published Wednesday, Nov 22, 2006, accessed Dec 2, 2006.
  2. ^ Bulls trip Pals; refs eject Yeng, TnT manager. Published Friday, Dec 01, 2006, accessed Dec 2, 2006.
  3. ^ PBA shuts door on one-sided trade deals by Musong Castillo. The Philippine Daily Inquirer. Published Dec 24, 2006, accessed January 3, 2007.
  4. ^ SMC sells share in Coke; disbandment looms by Nelson Beltran. The Philippine Star. Published Dec 31, 2006, accessed January 3, 2007.
  5. ^ Yancy returns to Talk n Text in trade deal by Nelson Beltran. The Philippine Star. Published Dec 28, 2006, accessed January 3, 2007.
  6. ^ PBA IN MOURNING: “KUME” JUN B, 59: Longest-serving commissioner in fatal heart attack. PBA.ph
  7. ^ Realtors ship Duremdes, Cabagnot to Tigers
  8. ^ VILLANUEVA—ADDUCUL SWAP SEALED PBA.ph
  9. ^ WITH ELLIS BACK, ACES EYE OUTRIGHT SEMIS PLAYOFF; DO-OR-DIE FOR WELCOAT; Adducul goes to Purefoods which seeks outright wildcard slot along with SLR PBA.ph
  10. ^ Competitive balance? by Ronnie Nathanielsz at the Manila Standard Today

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