PBA Trivia - Alvin Patrimonio

Alvin Patrimonio who’s real name is Alvin Vergara Patrimonio. Born on November  17, 1966.
Patrimonio is a retired basketball player  from The Philippine basketball Association (PBA).
He used to play from the franchise team Purefoods Tj Hotdogs and he is the current team manager  of the recently grandslam team san mig supper coffee mixer.

Patrimonio’s nicknamed known as “the Captai” and “Captain Lionheart”.
Patrimonio hold’s the most number of season MVP in the PBA. Tying with 4MVP with the “El Presidente” Ramon Fernadez.
Patrimonio enter the PBA  in 1988, with fellow teamate superstar, Jojo Lastimosa and Jerry Codinera.
Patrimonio did not won the rookie of the year, his teamate Jojo lastimosa won it.

In 1991, Patrimonio signe a multi milliom contract with Purefoods a 5 year contract worth 25 million Pesos, this is the the start of an era of multi million PBA player.

I his Prime Patrimonio is the most dominat power poward in the PBA. When he has the ball at the low post automatically he will double tean by the opposite team.

Alvin Patrimonio  record’s hold in PBA

4x PBA Most Valuable Player (1991, 1993–1994, 1997)
10x PBA Mythical First Team (1989–1994, 1996–1998)
PBA Mythical Second Team (1995)
PBA Governor's Cup Best Player of the Conference (1997)
PBA All-Filipino Cup Best Player of the Conference (1996)
PBA Commissioner's Cup Best Player of the Conference (1994)
PBA Press Corps Newsmaker of the Year (1993)
PBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (1991)
13x PBA All-Star
PBA's 25 Greatest Players
No.16 retired by San Mig Super Coffee Mixers

In 2011, Alvin Patrimonio, was inducted in the Hall Of Fame, together with him are Billy Ray Bates, Freddie Hubalde, Tommy Manotoc, Mariano Yenko, Tito Eduque and Bobong Velez.
Patrimonio, up to day still one of the famous PBA icon!

photo credits to: http://www.interaksyon.com/interaktv/manila-clasico-why-the-ginebra-purefoods-rivalry-endures


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