2000 Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdogs season

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2000 Purefoods TJ Hotdogs season
Head coach Derrick Pumaren
All-Filipino Cup results
Record 13–12
Place 2nd
Playoff finish Finals
Commissioner's Cup results
Record 4–6
Place N/A
Playoff finish N/A
Governors Cup results
Record 10–10
Place 2nd
Playoff finish Finals

Stats @ PBA-Online.net
Purefoods TJ Hotdogs seasons
1999 2001

The 2000 Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdogs season was the 13th season of the franchise in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality College
1 3 Dino Aldeguer  Philippines La Salle
2 12 Joel Co  Philippines
2 15 John Tigley  Canada
Main article: 2000 PBA Draft


Players Added

Via Free Agency

Via Trade

Players Lost

Via Expansion Draft

Via Free Agency

  • Genesis Sasuman

Finals stint[edit]

Purefoods return to the PBA finals after two years of non-title playoff, During the All-Filipino Cup, the Tender Juicy Hotdogs got the benefit of playing in the championship when the league forfeited Tanduay Rhum's two wins over them during the Best-of-five semifinal series where Fil-Sham Sonny Alvarado was fielded in. With the series stands at 2-1 in their favor, Purefoods went on to win Game 4, 72-71 in overtime, on the heroics of guard Boyet Fernandez, to reach the All-Filipino finals against the Alaska Milkmen, after winning Game 1, the Tender Juicy Hotdogs lost the rest of the game in the series for a 1-4 defeat.

Behind best import Derrick Brown, the Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdogs were on their second trip to the finals during the Governors Cup, going up against the defending champions San Miguel Beermen, the Hotdogs fell behind 0-3 in the best-of-seven title series and lost anew in five games for another runner-up finish in the season.


Purefoods TJ Hotdogs roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # POB Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
F 2 Philippines Yee, Richard 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) UST
F 3 Philippines Lim, Braulio 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) UE
G 4 Philippines Cabanayan, Jessie 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) University of Baguio
G 6 Philippines Fernandez, Boyet 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) San Agustin
F 7 Philippines Evangelista, Rey 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) UST
G 10 Philippines Pumaren, Dindo 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) De La Salle
C 11 Philippines Feihl, Edward Joseph 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) Adamson
F 16 Philippines Patrimonio, Alvin 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Mapua
G 24 Philippines Daep, Rommel 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) San Sebastian
G 40 United States Castillo, Noy 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Citadel College
C 52 United States Seigle, Andy 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) New Orleans
F 12 Niger Nwosu, Julius (C) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Liberty University
F United States Stephens, Joe (C) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) University of Colorado
G/F 32 United States Brown, Derrick (G) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Providence College
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (C) Commissioner's Cup import
    • (G) Governor's Cup import
    • Injured Injured

Elimination round[edit]

Games won[edit]

February 25 San Miguel 98-75 Philsports Arena
March 3 Red Bull 76-71 [1] Rey Evangelista (18) Philsports Arena
March 11 Brgy.Ginebra 92-80 Alvin Patrimonio (21) Zamboanga City
March 26 Mobiline 80-75 Araneta Coliseum
April 5 Sta.Lucia 84-65 Philsports Arena
April 16 Shell 76-69 Araneta Coliseum
April 23 Sta.Lucia 68-62 [2] Noy Castillo (21) Araneta Coliseum
April 28 Brgy.Ginebra 65-59 [3] Noy Castillo (15) Philsports Arena
June 30 Brgy.Ginebra 97-76 Ynares Center
July 9 Sta.Lucia 81-77 Araneta Coliseum
July 29 Alaska 79-62 Julius Nwosu (31) Ormoc City
August 2 Mobiline 81-78 Julius Nwosu (37) Philsports Arena
September 30 Alaska 91-88 [4] Derrick Brown (27) Araneta Coliseum
October 7 Shell 105-97 [5] Derrick Brown (30) San Jose, Antique
October 27 Sta.Lucia 87-82 Araneta Coliseum
November 10 San Miguel 92-86 Derrick Brown (24) Philsports Arena
November 15 Red Bull 96-94 Derrick Brown (39) Araneta Coliseum

  All-Filipino Cup
  Commissioner's Cup
  Governor's Cup