1993 Coney Island Ice Cream Stars season

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1993 Coney Island Ice Cream season
Head coach Chot Reyes
All Filipino Cup results
Record 16–7
(.696)
Place 1st
Playoff finish 1
Commissioner's Cup results
Record 14–12
(.538)
Place 2nd
Playoff finish 2
Governor's Cup results
Record 9–9
(.500)
Place 5th
Playoff finish N/A

Stats @ PBA-Online.net
Coney Island Ice Cream seasons
1992 1994

The 1993 Coney Island Ice Cream Stars season was the 6th season of the franchise in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Change its team name to Purefoods Oodles Flavor Noodles in the Commissioners Cup and return to Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdogs in the Governors Cup.

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Height Position College
1 4 Dwight Lago 6"3' Forward La Salle
1 5 Benito Cheng 6"3' Forward Mapua
2 10 Olsen Racela 5"11' Guard Ateneo De Manila
2 14 Freddie Abuda 6"4' Center-Forward University of Cebu
3 Victor Villarias 6"1' Guard-Forward UE

Off-season transactions[edit]

TRANSACTIONS
Freddie Abuda Drafted Rookie
Art Ayson Free Agent; Unsigned
Benito Cheng Drafted Rookie
Nani Demigillo Free Agent; Signed with Alaska Milkmen
Abe King Acquired via Free Agency from Presto Ice Cream
Dwight Lago Drafted Rookie
Frankie Lim Acquired via Free Agency from Alaska Milkmen
Olsen Racela Drafted Rookie
Elmer Reyes Free Agent; Unsigned
Leoncio Tan Free Agent; Unsigned

Summary[edit]

Formerly the Purefoods TJ Hotdogs, the Coney Island Ice Cream Stars under new coach Chot Reyes, bolster its lineup with the acquisition of veterans Frankie Lim of Alaska and Abe King of the defunct Presto ballclub, aside from signing up four rookies. The Stars carry a 6-4 won-loss card at the end of the eliminations, after dropping their first game in the quarterfinals to Swift, the Stars won six straight matches, including a 3-0 sweep over the Swift Mighty Meaties in their best-of-five semifinals duel to arrange a return meeting with defending champion San Miguel Beermen for the All-Filipino crown. Coney Island won the All-Filipino Cup trophy by defeating the powerhouse San Miguel Beermen, 4 games to 2, in the best-of-seven series, coach Chot Reyes became the first rookie coach to steer his team to a title. The finals victory was the first by the Purefoods franchise over the Beermen in the championship series.

The team switch to a new product and known as Purefoods Oodles in the Commissioner's Cup, the Flavor Noodles lost their first two games with Anthony Jones as their import. Jones was replaced by Carey Scurry, [1] who led the Oodles to 8 wins out of 9 games he played. Starting the semifinal round, the Oodles opted to replace Scurry with Ronnie Grandison. Purefoods advances in the finals for the second time in the season but lost their bid to win a second straight championship when they bowed to Ronnie Thompkins-powered Swift Mighty Meaties in six games for the Commissioner's Cup title.

Returning to their old name Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdogs in the Governor's Cup, the Hotdogs paraded Tharon Mayes as their import. Purefoods were tied at second place with Swift with a 7-3 card and a game behind top-seeded San Miguel Beermen. After winning their first two games in the semifinals, the Hotdogs lost their last six outings and were out of contention, placing fifth with an even 9-9 won-loss slate.

Awards[edit]

  • Alvin Patrimonio won his second Most Valuable Player (MVP) trophy in three years.
  • Jerry Codiñera and Alvin Patrimonio were named in the Mythical first team selection.

All-Filipino Cup roster[edit]

ROSTER # POS HT WT COLLEGE
Freddie Abuda 8 Center-Forward 6”4’ 200 University of Cebu
Elmer Cabahug 9 Guard-Forward 5”11’ 165 University of Visayas
Glenn Capacio 12 Guard-Forward 6”1’ 185 Far Eastern University
Benito Cheng 18 Forward 6”3’ 200 Mapua Institute of Technology
Jerry Codiñera 44 Center 6”5’ 245 University of the East
Joey Guanio 6 Forward 6”2’ 215 University of the Philippines
Abe King 5 Center-Forward 6”4’ 240 San Beda College
Dwight Lago 15 Forward 6”3’ 200 De La Salle University
Frankie Lim 22 Guard 5”11’ 165 San Beda College
Alvin Patrimonio 16 Forward 6”3’ 215 Mapua Institute of Technology
Dindo Pumaren 10 Guard 5”9’ 170 De La Salle University
Olsen Racela 17 Guard 5”11’ 165 Ateneo de Manila University
Kevin Ramas 14 Center 6”4’ 240 Mapua Institute of Technology

Commissioner’s Cup roster[edit]

ROSTER # POS HT WT COLLEGE
Freddie Abuda 8 Center-Forward 6”4’ 200 University of Cebu
Elmer Cabahug 9 Guard-Forward 5”11’ 165 University of Visayas
Glenn Capacio 12 Guard-Forward 6”1’ 185 Far Eastern University
Benito Cheng 18 Forward 6”3’ 200 Mapua Institute of Technology
Jerry Codiñera 44 Center 6”5’ 245 University of the East
Ronnie Grandison Import 21 Forward-Center 6”6’ 215 University of New Orleans
Joey Guanio 5 Forward 6”2’ 215 University of the Philippines
Anthony Jones Import Center-Forward 6”5’ Oral Roberts University
Abe King 6 Center-Forward 6”4’ 240 San Beda College
Dwight Lago 15 Forward 6”3’ 200 De La Salle University
Frankie Lim 22 Guard 5”11’ 165 San Beda College
Alvin Patrimonio 16 Forward 6”3’ 215 Mapua Institute of Technology
Dindo Pumaren 10 Guard 5”9’ 170 De La Salle University
Olsen Racela 17 Guard 5”11’ 165 Ateneo de Manila University
Kevin Ramas 14 Center 6”4’ 240 Mapua Institute of Technology
Carey Scurry Import 7 Center-Forward 6”7’ 188 Long Island University

Governor’s Cup roster[edit]

ROSTER # POS HT WT COLLEGE
Freddie Abuda 8 Center-Forward 6”4’ 200 University of Cebu
Elmer Cabahug 9 Guard-Forward 5”11’ 165 University of Visayas
Glenn Capacio 12 Guard-Forward 6”1’ 185 Far Eastern University
Benito Cheng 18 Forward 6”3’ 200 Mapua Institute of Technology
Jerry Codiñera 44 Center 6”5’ 245 University of the East
Joselito Guanio 5 Forward 6”2’ 215 University of the Philippines
Abe King 6 Center-Forward 6”4’ 240 San Beda College
Dwight Lago 15 Forward 6”3’ 200 De La Salle University
Frankie Lim 22 Guard 5”11’ 165 San Beda College
Tharon Mayes Import 25 Guard-Forward 6”3’ 175 Florida State University
Alvin Patrimonio 16 Forward 6”3’ 215 Mapua Institute of Technology
Dindo Pumaren 10 Guard 5”9’ 170 De La Salle University
Olsen Racela 17 Guard 5”11’ 165 Ateneo de Manila University
Kevin Ramas 14 Center 6”4’ 240 Mapua Institute of Technology

Assistant coach: Chito Narvasa Team Manager: Domingo Panganiban

Win-Loss record[edit]

Season Rank GP Win Lost Pct.
3rd Overall 67 39 28 0.582

External links[edit]

References[edit]


Preceded by
Purefoods 1992
Purefoods 1993
1993
Succeeded by
Purefoods 1994