2008–09 Alaska Aces season

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2008-09 Alaska Aces season
Head coach Tim Cone
Philippine Cup results
Record 19–12
(.613)
Place 2nd
Playoff finish Finals (lost to TNT 4–3)
Fiesta Conference results
Record 6–10
(.375)
Place 9th
Playoff finish Wildcard (lost to Burger King)

Stats @ PBA-Online.net
Alaska Aces seasons
2007-08 2009–10

The 2008–09 Alaska Aces season is the 23rd season of the franchise in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).

Key dates[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2008 PBA Draft
Round Pick Player Height Position Nationality College
1 5 Solomon Mercado 6'1 Point Guard  Philippines East
2 15 Kelvin dela Peña 6'1 Point Guard  Philippines Mapúa

Roster[edit]

Alaska Aces roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # POB Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
SF 4 Philippines Borboran, Mark 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 197 lb (89 kg) UE
PG 5 Philippines Tenorio, LA 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 151 lb (68 kg) Ateneo
C 7 Papua New Guinea Thoss, Sonny 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) James Cook
PG 11 Philippines Miller, Willie 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Letran
SG 12 Philippines Fonacier, Larry 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Ateneo
PG 15 Philippines dela Peña, Kelvin 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Mapúa
PF 21 Philippines Hugnatan, Reynel 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) UM
SG 22 United States Cariaso, Jeffrey (C) 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sonoma State
PG 24 United States Cablay, Brandon 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Vanguard
C 30 Philippines Sotto, Ervin 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) St. Francis of Assisi
SF 35 United States dela Cruz, Tony 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 209 lb (95 kg) UC Irvine
SF 38 United States Devance, Joe 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) UTEP
PF 55 Philippines Ferriols, John 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) San Jose-Recoletos
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1
C Sonny Thoss
PF Joe Devance
SF Tony Dela Cruz
SG Willie Miller
PG LA Tenorio

Philippine Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

# 2008-09 PBA Philippine Cup
Team W L PCT GB Tie
1 y-Alaska Aces 12 6 .667 --
2 y-Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 11 7 .611 1 +1
3 x-Barangay Ginebra Kings 10 8 .556 2 +16
4 x-Rain or Shine Elasto Painters 10 8 .556 2 -3
5 x-Sta. Lucia Realtors 10 8 .556 2 -13
6 w-San Miguel Beermen 9 9 .500 3
7 w-Purefoods TJ Giants 8 10 .444 4 +11
8 w-Air21 Express 8 10 .444 4 -11
9 w-Coca-Cola Tigers 7 11 .389 5
10 e-Red Bull Barako 5 13 .278 7

Legend:

  • y-Qualified for semifinals
  • x-Qualified for quarterfinals
  • w-Qualified for the wildcard phase
  • e-Eliminated


Game Log[edit]

2008–09 PBA Philippine Cup game log
2008–09 schedule

Statistics[edit]

Philippine Cup[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FGM  Field-goal made  FGA  Field-goal attempts  FG%  Field-goal percentage
 3PM  3-point field-goal made  3PA  3-point field-goal attempts  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage
 FTM  Free-throw made  FTA  Free-throw attempts  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  TOT  Turnovers per game  PPG  Points per game
Player GP MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Fiesta Conference[edit]

Player GP MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Awards and records[edit]

Awards[edit]

Records[edit]

Note: Alaska Aces Records Only

Record Stat Holder Date/s
Most points in one game 29 Willie Miller 2 Occasions
Most rebounds in one game 20 Joe Devance vs. Barangay Ginebra Kings November 2, 2008
Most assists in one game 10 Willie Miller vs. Air21 Express December 19, 2008
Most blocks in one game 4 Sonny Thoss vs. Coca-Cola Tigers October 12, 2008
Most steals in one game 3 5 Tied 5 Occasions
Most minutes played in one game 42 LA Tenorio vs. Sta. Lucia Realtors November 7, 2008
Willie Miller vs. Rain or Shine Elasto Painters November 19, 2008

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

September 1, 2008
[1]
To Alaska Aces
Joe Devance
To Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
Solomon Mercado and Eddie Laure

Free Agents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joe Devance to Alaska Aces@ World of Basketball