2001 PBA All-Filipino Cup Finals

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2001 PBA All-Filipino Cup Finals
Team Coach Wins
San Miguel Beermen Jong Uichico 4
Barangay Ginebra Kings Allan Caidic 2
Dates May 6–18, 2001
Television Viva TV (IBC)
Radio network DZRH
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The 2001 PBA All-Filipino Cup Finals was the best-of-7 championship series of the 2001 PBA All-Filipino Cup and the conclusion of the conference's playoffs. The San Miguel Beermen and Barangay Ginebra Kings played for the 78th championship contested by the league. [1]

San Miguel Beermen captured their 16th PBA title, winning their finals series against the Barangay Ginebra Kings in six games. [2]

Series scoring summary[edit]

Team Game 1 Game 2 Game 3 Game 4 Game 5 Game 6 Wins
San Miguel 81 89 80 64 98 95 4
Brgy.Ginebra 75 72 82 80 95 75 2

Games summary[edit]

Game 1[edit]

May 6
San Miguel Beermen 81, Barangay Ginebra Kings 75
Scoring by quarter: 22-10, 19-19, 17-23, 23-23
Pts: Danny Ildefonso 20 Olsen Racela 20 Pts: Banjo Calpito 13
San Miguel leads series, 1-0

San Miguel shot 47 percent on the floor in the first quarter as against only 21 percent for Barangay Ginebra as the beermen took a double-digit lead in the first half and never let the Gin kings get into the groove, held off their fast-paced game and expected rallies, the beermen were on top by 14 points, 72-58, with five minutes left in the final period. [3]

Game 2[edit]

May 9
San Miguel Beermen 89, Barangay Ginebra Kings 72
Scoring by quarter: 21-19, 22-26, 25-14, 21-13
Pts: Danny Ildefonso 32 Danny Seigle 26 Pts: Mark Caguioa 19
San Miguel leads series, 2-0

Danny Ildefonso scored 15 of his career-high 32 points in the third quarter as the beermen outscored the gin kings, 25-14, to take a 68-59 lead at the end of 36 minutes of play. [4]

Game 3[edit]

May 11
San Miguel Beermen 80, Barangay Ginebra Kings 82
San Miguel leads series, 2-1

Ronald Magtulis' two offensive rebounds off missed shots by Vergel Meneses and Bal David with less than a minute left in the game preserve the gin kings' win in securing a two-point victory.

Game 4[edit]

May 13
San Miguel Beermen 64, Barangay Ginebra Kings 80
Scoring by quarter: 12-22, 24-11, 13-19, 15-28
Pts: Danny Ildefonso 16 Pts: Vergel Meneses 20
series tied at 2-2

From a close third quarter, Ginebra suddenly erupted with fastbreak plays and long-range baskets. Danny Seigle was the biggest letdown for the beermen, shooting 2-of-24 from the floor and 0-of-17 from the outside in San Miguel's worst loss in the conference. Jayjay Helterbrand made 12 of his 14 points while Jun Limpot hit 7 of his 12 points in the fourth quarter. [5]

Game 5[edit]

May 16
San Miguel Beermen 98, Barangay Ginebra Kings 95 (OT)
Scoring by quarter: 15-17, 16-22, 33-26, 24-23, Overtime: 10-7
Pts: Danny Seigle 28 Pts: Mark Caguioa 30
San Miguel leads series, 3-2

Danny Ildefonso hit two crucial free throws in the final 16.6 seconds in overtime. After Ildefonso's charities, rookie Mark Caguioa, who made a career-high 30 points, had a chance to push the game into second overtime but his three-pointer bounced off the rim as time expired. [6]

Game 6[edit]

May 18
San Miguel Beermen 95, Barangay Ginebra Kings 75
Scoring by quarter: 17–20, 33–19, 22–14, 23–22
Pts: Danny Seigle 31 Pts: Vergel Meneses 23 Jun Limpot 22
San Miguel wins series, 4–2

Danny Seigle, firing from all angles, finished the first half with 19 points. The beermen took a 50–39 halftime lead and there was no stopping San Miguel from thereon, dominating the boards and pulling away with a flurry of baskets in the third period to open a 19-point spread. The beermen had their largest lead of 28 points in the fourth quarter at 92–64. [7]

2001 PBA All-Filipino Cup Champions

San Miguel Beermen
16th title

Broadcast notes[edit]

Game Play-by-play Analyst
Game 1 Noli Eala Andy Jao and Ron Jacobs
Game 2 Chino Trinidad Yeng Guiao
Game 3
Game 4
Game 5
Game 6 Noli Eala Quinito Henson

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