The 47th Season Philippine Basketball Association

The 2022–23 Philippine Basketball Association season, also known as PBA Season 47. The 47th season of the Philippine Basketball Association. Starting with the Philippine Cup, the league will return to its regular three-conference format for the first time in two seasons. The second and third conferences are the Commissioner’s and Governors’ Cups in the upcoming season.

Following another calendar adjustment. The PBA’s 47th season was set to begin on June 5, 2022, and end on May 10, 2023. The season will also span two calendar years for the first time since 2017. The first activity of the season was the PBA Season 47 draft, which took place on May 15, 2022.

The Opening Ceremonies

On June 5, 2022, the season’s opening ceremony at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. Before the opening ceremonies, the PBA Leo Awards for the 2021 season were held.

Following the opening ceremonies. The Converge FiberXers faced the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in the first game of the Philippine Cup.

The following are the team muses:

Barangay Ginebra San Miguel – AJ Raval

Blackwater Bossing – Hannah Arnold

Converge FiberXers – Maureen Wroblewitz

Magnolia Hotshots – Michelle Dee

Meralco Bolts – Kim Mangrobang

NLEX Road Warriors – Bea Magtanong

NorthPort Batang Pier – Zabel Lambert

Phoenix Super LPG Fuel Masters – Celeste Cortesi

Rain or Shine Elasto Painters – Joana Marie Relloso

San Miguel Beermen – Ksenia Grondetska

Terrafirma Dyip – Azriel Coloma

TNT Tropang Giga – Sue Ramirez

Modifications to the rules (effective for the 2022 PBA Philippine Cup)

  1. The offensive player’s “side-swipe” motion to make contact with a defender’s extended arm will be considered a “regular” foul rather than a “shooting” foul.
  2. Referees can now issue a warning to a player who has already committed a flagrant foul or any player on the same team for unsportsmanlike behavior.
  3. Floppers will now receive an unsportsmanlike technical foul.
  4. Players located beyond the three-point arc during a free throw situation are now permitted to enter the paint once the free throw shooter releases the ball.
  5. A defensive player who stops an offensive player without the ball in transition will be charged with a deliberate foul regardless of a clear path.
  6. A player who has possession of the ball but is on the ground is no longer permitted to call a timeout.

BingoPlus and PBA Partnership

“BingoPlus and PBA share a similar passion for providing entertainment that adds value to its audience.” As a result, we see this as an ideal partnership,” said Vicencio, president of ABLE.

Early this year, BingoPlus also partnered with the All-Star Bacolod Ballers in its campaign at the Filbasket 2022 Summer Championship, demonstrating the brand’s desire to be a steadfast supporter of local sports teams, organizations, and athletes as a way of giving back to the Filipino community.

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