Formula Shell captured the All-Filipino Cup crown, becoming the 10th team to win the league's most prestigious tournament, defeating Tanduay Rhum Masters, 4 games to 2, for their fourth championship and repeated as back-to-back champions.
From a slim 70-69 advantage for Shell in the fourth quarter, Victor Pablo scored seven straight points that started an 8-3 run for the Zoom Masters which gave them a six-point edge, 78-72. Tanduay forward Sonny Alvarado was called for his sixth foul and a technical. A three-point shot by Noy Castillo put Shell on top by seven points at 83-76. Rookie Eric Menk scored 42 big points for the Rhum Masters.
Sonny Alvarado keyed Tanduay's huge run that padded a 40-34 halftime lead to a 55-42 bulge. The Rhum Masters' defense limited Shell to a lone basket in the first seven minutes of the fourth quarter with Alvarado, Eric Menk and Jason Webb chipped in baskets of their own, giving Tanduay their biggest lead at 72-48.
Benjie Paras and Victor Pablo scored 23 and 21 points respectively, Rhum Masters' Sonny Alvarado, who had a triple-double of 18 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, was ejected with 3:57 to go due to two technical fouls.