1996 PBA All-Filipino Cup
|1996 PBA All-Filipino Cup|
|Duration||February 18 - May 26, 1996|
|TV partner(s)||Vintage Sports (IBC)|
|Runners-up||Purefoods TJ Hotdogs|
|Best Player||Alvin Patrimonio (Purefoods)|
|Finals MVP||Jojo Lastimosa (Alaska)|
|PBA All-Filipino Cup chronology|
|PBA conference chronology|
The 1996 Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) All-Filipino Cup was the first conference of the 1996 PBA season. It started on February 18 and ended on May 26, 1996. The tournament is an All-Filipino format, which doesn't require an import or a pure-foreign player for each team.
The following format will be observed for the duration of the conference:
- Double-round robin eliminations; 14 games per team; Teams are then seeded by basis on win-loss records.
- The top five teams after the eliminations will advance to the semifinals.
- Semifinals will be two round robin affairs with the remaining five teams. Results from the eliminations will be carried over. A playoff incentive for a finals berth will be given to the team that will win at least five of their eight semifinal games.
- The top two teams (or the top team and the winner of the playoff incentive) will face each other in a best-of-seven championship series. The next two teams (or the loser of the playoff incentive and the fourth seeded team) dispute the third-place trophy in a one-game playoff.
|Qualified for semifinals|
|2||Formula Shell Zoom Masters||9||5||.642||1|
|3||Purefoods TJ Hotdogs||8||6||.571||2|
|4||San Miguel Beermen||8||6||.571||2|
|5||Ginebra San Miguel||7||7||.500||3|
|6||Sta. Lucia Realtors||6||8||.428||4|
|7||Sunkist Orange Juicers||4||10||.285||6|
|8||Pepsi Mega Bottlers||4||10||.285||6|
|Qualified for finals|
|Qualified for finals playoff|
|Qualified for battle-for-third|
|1||Purefoods TJ Hotdogs||14||8||.636||–-||6||2|
|3||Ginebra San Miguel||12||10||.545||4||5||3|
|4||San Miguel Beermen||12||10||.545||4||4||4|
|5||Formula Shell Zoom Masters||11||11||.500||5||2||6|
Finals seed playoff
Battle for third
|San Miguel Beermen 100, Ginebra San Miguel 99|
|San Miguel wins third place trophy|
|Alaska Milkmen 93, Purefoods TJ Hotdogs 92 (OT)|
|Alaska wins series, 4-1|
- Alaska wants to pull away vs Purefoods, Manila Standard
- Ginebra fights for life, seeks playoff vs Purefoods, Manila Standard
- Do or die for Gins, milkmen, Manila Standard