2001 Barangay Ginebra Kings season

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2001 Barangay Ginebra Kings season
Head coach Allan Caidic
All-Filipino Cup results
Record 14–13
(.519)
Place 2nd
Playoff finish Finals
Commissioner's Cup results
Record 4–6
(.400)
Place N/A
Playoff finish N/A
Governors Cup results
Record 7–8
(.467)
Place N/A
Playoff finish N/A

Stats @ PBA-Online.net
Barangay Ginebra Kings seasons
2000 2002

The 2001 Barangay Ginebra Kings season was the 23rd season of the franchise in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Height Position College
1 3 Mark Caguioa 6"1' G Glendale
2 13 Marlon Basco 6"6' C
3 23 Marlon Piodo 6"5' F San Jose-Recoletos
Main article: 2001 PBA Draft

Finals stint[edit]

Barangay Ginebra Kings makes a return trip to the PBA championship since 1997, the first time post-Sonny Jaworski era, playing against sister team San Miguel Beermen in the 2001 All-Filipino Cup finals. The Kings made it by winning twice over Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdogs during the quarterfinal round, with both victories by one-point margin, the Kings won their best-of-five semifinal series against Shell Turbo Chargers, 3 games to 2. Ginebra center Jun Limpot played in his first finals appearance after eight years while Vergel Meneses is back in the PBA finals since his Sunkist days in 1995. The Barangay Ginebra Kings lost to the San Miguel Beermen, led by reigning MVP Danny Ildefonso and Danny Seigle, in six games.

Awards[edit]

Mark Caguioa was named the season's Rookie of the Year (ROY).

Roster[edit]

Barangay Ginebra Kings roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # POB Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
G 1 Philippines David, Bal 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) UST
F 2 Philippines Meneses, Vergel 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Jose Rizal University
G/F 3 Philippines Lago, Elmer 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) De La Salle
G 4 Philippines Castelo, Merwin 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) San Beda College
F/C 9 Philippines Limpot, Jun 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) De La Salle
G 13 Philippines Helterbrand, Jayjay 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Kentucky State
C 14 Philippines Calpito, Aramis 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) San Sebastian College
C 18 Philippines Ong, Wilmer 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Saint La Salle
C 31 Philippines Basco, Marlon 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
F 35 Philippines Piodo, Marlon 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) San Jose-Recoletos
C 43 United States Crisano, Alex 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Brooklyn College
F 44 Philippines Magtulis, Ronald 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Far Eastern
G 47 Philippines Caguioa, Mark 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Glendale College
C United States Fletcher, Ryan (C) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) University of Cincinnati
F United States Honeycutt, Jerald (C) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Tulane University
F United States Jones, Mark (G) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Central Florida
G United States Wells, Bubba (G) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Austin Peay
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Philippines Cris Calilan

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

Team Manager: Ira Maniquis

Elimination round[edit]

Games won[edit]

DATE OPPONENT SCORE TOP SCORER VENUE (Location)
February 3 Tanduay 84-72 Urdaneta, Pangasinan
February 9 Alaska 63-55 Philsports Arena
February 18 Mobiline 78-69 Bal David (21) Araneta Coliseum
February 25 Purefoods 75-73 [1] Jun Limpot (24) Araneta Coliseum
March 9 Tanduay 87-76 [2] Jun Limpot (20) Philsports Arena
March 23 Mobiline 77-70 Araneta Coliseum
April 11 Red Bull 101-74 Ynares Center
June 10 Purefoods 82-78 Araneta Coliseum
June 20 Tanduay 96-82 Philsports Arena
June 29 Alaska 96-83 [3] Jerald Honeycutt (32) Philsports Arena
July 6 Pop Cola 83-80 Ynares Center
September 9 Tanduay 99-96 Araneta Coliseum
September 26 Alaska 103-101 Mark Jones (30) Philsports Arena
September 30 San Miguel 97-92 OT [4] Mark Jones (25) Ynares Center
October 17 Pop Cola 105-92 Philsports Arena
November 2 Talk 'N Text Cuneta Astrodome
November 9 Tanduay 88-85 Philsports Arena

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

References[edit]