2001–02 Philippine Basketball League season

The 2001–02 season of the Philippine Basketball League (PBL).

2001–02 PBL season
Duration November 3, 2001 – June 24, 2002
Number of teams 8
TV partner(s) NBN
Challenge Cup champions Shark Energy Drink
  Runners-up Welcoat Paints
Chairman’s Cup champions Ateneo Hapee-Negros Navigation
  Runners-up Blu Sun Power
Season MVP Yancy De Ocampo / Enrico Villanueva

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Team Standings Win Loss Head Coach
Welcoat Paints 9 5 Junel Baculi
Shark Energy Drink 9 5 Leo Austria
ICTSI-La Salle 9 5 Franz Pumaren
Kutitap Toothpaste 8 6 Koy Banal
Blu Detergent 7 7 Tony dela Cerna
Ana Freezer 5 9 Rudy Mendoza
Montaña Jewels 5 9 Arturo Valenzona
Ateneo-Pioneer 4 10 Ricky Dandan

ICTSI-La Salle and Shark Power Boosters battled in a sudden death playoff for an outright semifinals berth along with Welcoat Paints. Ana Freezer and Montaña collide for the last quarterfinals slot.[1]

February 7
Shark Energy Drink 64, Welcoat Paints 58 (OT)
Shark wins series, 4-1

Shark Energy Drink and Welcoat Paints battled for the fourth straight time in the finals series, the Energy Drink Kings retained the Challenge Cup title with a 4-1 series victory, winning Game five in overtime, 64-58. After the finals, Welcoat co-team owner Raymund Yu confirmed that the Paintmasters will take a leave of absences for two conferences before resuming its PBL campaign.[2]

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