2009–10 Air21 Express season

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2009–10 Air21 Express season
Head coach Yeng Guiao
Philippine Cup results
Record 6–12
(.333)
Place 7th (tied)
Playoff finish Wildcards
(by Coca Cola 118-112)
Fiesta Conference results
Record 4–14
(.222)
Place 9th
Playoff finish Wildcards
(by Rain or Shine 92-89)

Stats @ PBA-Online.net
Air21 Express seasons
2010–11  →

The 2009–10 Air21 Express season is the 8th season of the franchise in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). In the Philippine Cup, they were known as Burger King Whoppers.

Key dates[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Height Position Nationality College
1 1 Japeth Aguilar  Philippines Ateneo, Western Kentucky
1 4 Chris Ross  United States Marshall
1 7 Rogemar Menor  Philippines San Beda

Roster[edit]

Air21 Express roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # POB Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
F/C 2 Philippines Mamaril, Billy 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Bakersfield
G 3 Philippines Billones, Egay 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Las Piñas
G 6 Philippines Buenafe, Ronjay 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) EAC
F 8 Philippines Rodriguez, Erick 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Letran
F 10 Japan Alvarez, Rich 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Ateneo
G 14 Philippines Ritualo, Renren 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) De La Salle
F 15 Philippines Gonzales, Wesley 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Ateneo
G 19 Philippines Arboleda, Wynne 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 180 lb (82 kg) MLQU
F 20 Philippines Najorda, Leo 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) San Sebastian
F 22 Philippines Matias, Ronnie 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) UM
F/C 30 Philippines Belga, Beau 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 225 lb (102 kg) PCU
F/C 34 Philippines Sharma, Carlo 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) De La Salle
G 35 United States Williams, Ramsey 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Hawaii
F 44 Philippines Kramer, Doug 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Ateneo
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Philippine Cup[edit]

Eliminations[edit]

Standings[edit]

 y  – clinched outright semifinals,  x  – clinched outright quarterfinals,  w  – clinched wild card,  e  – eliminated

2009–10 PBA Philippine Cup
# Team W L PCT GB Tie
1 y-Alaska Aces 13 5 .722 -- +17
2 y-San Miguel Beermen 13 5 .722 -- −17
3 x-Purefoods Tender Juicy Giants 12 6 .667 1 0; +85
4 x-Barangay Ginebra Kings 12 6 .667 1 0; +75
5 x-Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 11 7 .611 2
6 w-Sta. Lucia Realtors 10 8 .556 3
7 w-Coca-Cola Tigers 6 12 .333 7 +10
8 w-Burger King Whoppers 6 12 .333 7 −10
9 w-Rain or Shine Elasto Painters 4 14 .222 9
10 Barako Bull Energy Boosters 3 15 .167 10
Smart Gilas 3 6 .333 5.5

NA* = teams tied for 2nd and 3rd, 5th and 6th, and 8th and 9th would have to play an extra game regardless of the results of their classification round games. For all other ties, they are broken via point differential from the games among the tied teams. If they are still tied, point differential from all games will be considered.

† = Results of games involving Smart Gilas are not counted in the standings.

Game Log[edit]

Eliminations[edit]
2009–10 PBA Philippine Cup game log
2009–10 schedule
Playoffs[edit]
2009–10 PBA Philippine Cup playoffs game log
2009–10 schedule

Fiesta Conference[edit]

Eliminations[edit]

Standings[edit]

 y  – clinched outright semifinals,  x  – clinched outright quarterfinals,  w  – clinched wild card,  e  – eliminated

2010 PBA Fiesta Conference
# Team W L PCT GB PD
1 y-Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters 15 3 .833 --
2 y-San Miguel Beermen 13 5 .722 2 Symbol confirmed.svg
3 x-Derby Ace Llamados 13 5 .722 2 Symbol unrelated.svg
4 x-Alaska Aces 11 7 .611 4
5 x-Barangay Ginebra Kings 9 9 .500 6 Symbol confirmed.svg
6 w-Rain or Shine Elasto Painters 9 9 .500 6 Symbol unrelated.svg
7 w-Coca-Cola Tigers 8 10 .444 7
8 w-Sta. Lucia Realtors 5 13 .278 10
9 w-Air21 Express 4 14 .222 11
10 Barako Energy Coffee Masters 3 15 .167 10

NA* = teams tied for 2nd and 3rd, 5th and 6th, and 8th and 9th would have to play an extra game regardless of the results of their classification round games. For all other ties, they are broken via point differential from the games among the tied teams. If they are still tied, point differential from all games will be considered.


Game Log[edit]


Transactions[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Burger King Whoppers

Players Added

Via Draft

Via Free Agency

Via Trade

Players Lost

Via Free Agency

  • Marvin Cruz

Via Trade

Philippine Cup[edit]

October 12, 2009
To Burger King
4 first round picks from Barako Bull (2010, 2012) and Talk 'N Text (2013 and 2014).
Cash considerations [1]
To Barako Bull
Orlando Daroya
To Talk 'N Text
Japeth Aguilar
January 4, 2010
To Burger King
Alex Cabagnot
Wesley Gonzales
To Coca Cola
Gary David
Chico Lanete

Mid-season break[edit]

March 3, 2010
To Air21
Yancy de Ocampo
Renren Ritualo
To Talk 'N Text
JR Quiñahan
Mark Yee
Aaron Aban
March 8, 2010
To Air21
Rich Alvarez
Doug Kramer
first round pick (2010)
To Barangay Ginebra
Yancy de Ocampo
second round pick (2010)
March 8, 2010
To Air21
Mike Cortez
To San Miguel
Alex Cabagnot

Fiesta Conference[edit]

June 12, 2010
To Air21
Billy Mamaril
To Barangay Ginebra
Mike Cortez

Imports recruited[edit]

Team Player Debuted Final
Air21 Express Keena Young (1/4) March 24, 2010 April 9, 2010
Jason Forte (2/4) April 14, 2010 April 18, 2010
Reggie Larry (3/4) May 1, 2010 May 28, 2010
Leroy Hickerson (4/4) June 4, 2010 July 4, 2010

References[edit]