2011 PBA D-League Foundation Cup

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2011 PBA PBA D-League Foundation Cup
2011 PBA D-League Foundation Cup.jpg
Duration March 12, 2011 - June 16, 2011
TV partner/s Sports5
IBC
Finals
Champions NLEX Road Warriors (1st title)
  runners-up Cebuana Lhuillier Gems
Awards
Best Player Allein Maliksi (Cebuana Lhuillier Gems)
Finals MVP Calvin Abueva (NLEX Road Warriors)
PBA D-League Foundation Cup

2012 →

The 2011 PBA D-League Foundation Cup is the inaugural tournament of the PBA Developmental League.

Format[edit]

The following format will be observed for the duration of the conference:[1]

  • The teams were divided into 2 groups.
  • Teams in a group will play against each other once, Group A will play an extra game, the pairings of which will be decided by lottery; 6 games per team; Teams are then seeded by basis on win-loss records. Ties are broken among point differentials of the tied teams. The top two teams of each group will advance to the semifinals while the next four teams of each group will qualify to the quarterfinals.
  • The two bottom-ranked teams in Group B will play a knockout game for the last playoff spot.
  • Quarterfinal phase (knockout games):
    • first round
    • Q1: A3 vs. B6
    • Q2: A4 vs. B5
    • Q3: B3 vs. A6
    • Q4: B4 vs. A5
    • second round
    • Q5: A1 vs. Q4
    • Q6: A2 vs. Q3
    • Q7: B1 vs. Q2
    • Q8: B2 vs. Q1
  • Semifinals (knockout games):
    • SFA: Q5 vs. Q8
    • SFB: Q6 vs. Q7
  • Best-of-three Finals: winners of the semifinals.

Elimination round[edit]

  y  – clinched outright semifinals,   x  – clinched quarterfinals,   e  – eliminated

2011 PBADL Foundation Cup Standings
Team W L PCT
NLEX Road Warriors 5 1 0.833
PC Gilmore Wizards 4 2 0.667
Black Water Elite 3 3 0.500
Freego Jeans 2 4 0.333
RnW Pacific Pipes 2 4 0.333
Pharex Naproxen Sodium Bidang Generix 2 4 0.333
Group B
Team W L PCT
Cebuana Lhuillier Gems 5 1 0.833
Max Bond Super Glue Sumos 4 2 0.667
Cobra Energy Drink Iron Men 4 2 0.667
FCA Cultivators 3 3 0.500
Maynilad Water Dragons 3 3 0.500
Junior Powerade Tigers 1 5 0.166
Café France 1 5 0.166

Playoff round[edit]

The top two teams of each group will be automatically in the quarter-finals second round. But, in group B, there are seven teams. So, the two teams who are in the lowest standings will be battle for the knockout stage. It will be Junior Powerade Tigers and the Cafe France.

From Quarter-finals to Semi-finals the game is always knockout. But in the finals, it is best of 3 series.

Bracket[edit]

Knockout Game
(May 24)
     
B6 Junior Powerade 77
B7 Cafe France 65
  Quarterfinals
1st round
(May 26 & 31)
Quarterfinals
2nd round
(June 2 & 7)
Semifinals
(June 9)
Finals
(June 14 & 16)
                                     
        
  A1  NLEX 100  
    B4  FCA 71  
B4  FCA 65
A5  RnW 61  
  A1  NLEX 74  
  B2  Max Bond 61  
        
        
  B2  Max Bond 74
    A3  Black Water 71  
A3  Black Water 70
B6  Junior Powerade 66  
  A1  NLEX 2
  B1  Cebuana Lhuiller 0
        
        
  B1  Cebuana Lhuiller 71
    A4  Freego 64  
A4  Freego 88
B5  Maynilad 81  
  B1  Cebuana Lhuiller 83
  A2  PC Gilmore 55  
        
        
  A2  PC Gilmore 92
    A6  Pharex 77  
B3  Cobra 66
A6  Pharex 96  

Knockout Stage[edit]

May 24
Junior Powerade Tigers 77, Cafe France 65

Quarterfinals[edit]

First round[edit]

Q1

May 26
Black Water Elite 70, Junior Powerade Tigers 66

Q2

May 26
Freego Jeans 88, Maynilad Water Dragons 81

Q3

May 31
Cobra Energy Drink Iron Men 66, Pharex Naproxen Sodium Bidang Generix 96

Q4

May 31
FCA Cultivators 65, RnW Pacific Pipes 61

Second round[edit]

Q5

June 7
NLEX Road Warriors 100, FCA Cultivators 71

Q6

June 2
PC Gilmore Wizards 92, Pharex Naproxen Sodium Bidang Generix 77

Q7

June 2
Cebuana Lhuillier Gems 71, Freego Jeans 64

Q8

June 7
Max Bond Super Glue Sumos 74, Black Water Elite 71

Semi-finals[edit]

SF1

June 9
Cebuana Lhuillier Gems 83, PC Gilmore Wizards 55

SF2

June 9
Max Bond Super Glue Sumos 61, NLEX Road Warriors 74

Finals[edit]

F1

June 14
NLEX Road Warriors 76, Cebuana Lhuillier Gems 62

F2

June 16
NLEX Road Warriors 61, Cebuana Lhuillier Gems 59
NLEX win series, 2-0

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