1994 Shell Rimula X season

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1994 Shell Rimula-X season
Head coach Rino Salazar
Joe Lipa
All Filipino Cup results
Record 3–7
(.300)
Place 6th
Playoff finish Eliminated
Commissioner's Cup results
Record 8–11
(.421)
Place 5th
Playoff finish Semifinals
Governor's Cup results
Record 9–12
(.429)
Place 6th
Playoff finish Semifinals
Shell Rimula-X seasons
← 1993
1995 →

The 1994 Shell Rimula-X Turbo Chargers season was the 10th season of the franchise in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

Off-season transactions[edit]

TRANSACTIONS
Crizaldo Bade Drafted rookie
Enrico Gascon Drafted rookie
Eric Quiday Drafted rookie
Paul Alvarez Acquired from Sta.Lucia when they traded Romeo Dela Rosa
Antero Saldaña Acquired from Swift
Ricardo Marata Acquired from Sta.Lucia
Joey Guanio Acquired from Purefoods

Summary[edit]

The Shell Turbo Chargers failed to advance in the semifinal round of the All-Filipino Cup. Head coach Rino Salazar was replace by former Shell mentor Joe Lipa beginning the Commissioner's Cup. [1] The Turbo Chargers with Bobby Parks back as their import, won their first three games and were five wins and one loss when they lost four of their last five matches in the eliminations. In their last assignment on July 31, Bobby Parks was accused of deliberately throwing games after Shell lost to San Miguel in overtime by one point, thereby eliminating Toñdena 65 Rhum, who were hoping to gain a tie with the Beermen and a playoff for the last semifinals berth. Parks was replace by Jerome Lane starting the semifinal round and Shell ended up placing fifth and last among the five-team semifinalist.

In the Governor's Cup, Shell originally brought in Guy Taylor as their import but Taylor was unimpressive in their exhibition outing against Pepsi Mega in Subic and was sent home in favor of Carl Ray Harris, who lasted eight games with the Turbo Chargers. Shell was the last entry into the semifinals, winning against Tondeña 65 Rhum Masters in their playoff game on October 30. [2] Delano Demps, a former 7-Up import who led his team to a runner-up finish two years ago, came in to replace Harris but he went back home after two games. Michael Morrison was on his third tour of duty with the Turbo Chargers and played five games and their fourth and last reinforcement in the Governor's Cup, Terrence Lewis, played six games as Shell Turbo Chargers eventually settled for sixth place.

Roster[edit]

ROSTER # POS HT COLLEGE
Ronnie Magsanoc 5 Guard 5"9' University of the Philippines
Joselito Guanio 6 Forward 6"0' University of the Philippines
Eric Quiday played only two games 7 Guard 5"11' Perpetual Help College of Rizal
Onchie Dela Cruz 8 Guard 5"11' Philippine Christian University
Enrico Gascon 9 Guard-Forward 6"2' Far Eastern University
Joselito Martin 10 Forward 6"3' NCBA
Eric Altamirano 11 Guard 5"11' University of the Philippines
Benjie Paras 14 Center 6"5' University of the Philippines
Allan Delos Reyes 16 Forward 6"2' San Sebastian College
Terry Saldaña 17 Forward 6"3' Letran (Juniors)
Crizaldo Bade 19 Forward 6"2' San Sebastian College
Paul Alvarez 21 Forward 6"0' San Sebastian College
Romulo Orillosa 22 Forward 6"2' Adamson University
Ricardo Marata 23 Guard 5"8' South Western University
Jolly Escobar 32 Center-Forward 6"5' University of the East
Abet Guidaben 41 Center-Forward 6"5' University of San Jose Recoletos
Bobby Parks Commissioner's Cup import 22 Forward 6"3' Memphis State University
Jerome Lane Commissioner's Cup import 35 Forward 6"4' University of Pittsburgh
Carl Harris Governor's Cup import 12 Guard 6"2' Fresno State University
Dell Demps Governor's Cup import 23 Guard-Forward 6"2' University of the Pacific
Mike Morrison Governor's Cup import 2 Guard-Forward 6"2' Loyola College, Maryland
Terrence Lewis Governor's Cup import 22 Guard 6"2' Washington State University

Assistant coach: Cris Calilan, replaced by Nemie Villegas Team Manager: Vergel de Dios

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