1992 San Miguel Beermen season
|1992 San Miguel Beermen season|
|Head coach||Norman Black|
|Open Conference Results|
|All-Filipino Conference Results|
|Reinforced Conference Results|
|San Miguel Beermen seasons|
The 1992 San Miguel Beermen season was the 18th season of the franchise in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA).
|1||5||Ferdinand Ravena||6'1||SG||University of the East|
|2||13||Julian Rabbi Tomacruz||6'6||C||University of Santo Tomas|
- Renato Agustin won the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award, over Swift's Nelson Asaytono
- MVP Winner Renato Agustin and Ramon Fernandez were named to the Mythical five selection.
- Ferdinand Ravena won the season's Rookie of the year
With two rookies signed during the off-season plus the return of the "skywalker" Samboy Lim, San Miguel Beer were tied with two other teams, Shell and Presto on top of the standings at 7-4 in the first conference, starting the semifinal round, the San Miguel management decided to replace their import Derrick Chievous, who played in all of their 11 elimination round games after a spat with some of his teammates, in favor of Rick Calloway, the beermen made it to the finals against Shell Rimula-X, lost in the title series, 1-4, with Shell's Bobby Parks, who won his unprecedented seven best import award, providing the big difference against his counterpart, Rick Calloway.
In the All-Filipino Conference, San Miguel Beer and defending champion Purefoods TJ Hotdogs battle in another classic All-Filipino confrontation, the beermen won the series in seven games, for their first championship in three years and their ninth overall title.
Jay Taylor, who came in late for the beermen last season, return but could only play four games, was replaced by Kenny Travis, a former Purefoods import back in 1988, San Miguel had to go through a knockout game against Shell to qualify in the semifinals, the beermen earned a playoff for the second finals berth by winning six of their eight semifinal matches, on a verge of a third finals appearance in the season, having beaten their opponent, Seven-Up in all their four meetings, San Miguel lost to the Uncolas, 91-102, on December 3, the beermen placed fourth in the third conference.
- April 23: After a two-year absence in the PBA finale, the beermen advance in the championship playoffs by winning over Alaska Milk, 118-97, in their knockout game for the right to face Shell turbochargers in the first conference finals.
- July 28: San Miguel overtakes Purefoods on top of the semifinal standings in the All-Filipino Conference, beating the TJ Hotdogs, 118-106 as Ato Agustin scored 42 points.
- August 6: Defeats Shell, 113-103 for their 13th win in 16 games, landed the first finals berth of the All-Filipino championship, the beermen remain unbeaten in the semis and riding high on an eight-game winning streak dating back to their last two games in the eliminations.
- November 10: Kenny Travis scored 51 points while Ato Agustin added 32 points, to lead the beermen to a 138-131 overtime win over Purefoods at the start of the semifinal round in the third conference, both teams won their sudden-death playoffs against Shell and Alaska respectively two nights ago to enter the semis.
|Ato Agustin||6||SG||5"11'||Lyceum of the Philippines|
|Josel Angeles||29||SF||6"3'||Lyceum of the Philippines|
|Hector Calma||14||PG||5"8'||Adamson University|
|Art Dela Cruz||18||SF||6"2'||San Sebastian College|
|Yves Dignadice||12||PF||6"4'||University of Saint La Salle|
|Ramon Fernandez||19||C||6"4'||University of San Carlos|
|Jeffrey Graves||17||PF||6"3'||Arellano University|
|Samboy Lim||9||SF||6"0'||Letran College|
|Romy Lopez||16||SF||6"1'||Arellano University|
|Franz Pumaren||5||PG||5"9'||De La Salle University|
|Ferdinand Ravena||1||SG||6"1'||University of the East|
|Alvin Teng||10||PF||6"4'||Arellano University|
|Julian Tomacruz||4||C||6"6'||University of Santo Tomas|
|Derrick Chievous 1st conference import||7||F||6"4'||University of Missouri|
|Rick Calloway 1st conference import||20||F||6"4'||Kansas State University|
|Jay Taylor 3rd conference import||24||G||6"1'||Eastern Illinois University|
|Kenny Travis 3rd conference import||21||G||6"1'||New Mexico State University|