Schedule

    DateTeamsTimeCourt
    Blackwater
    Meralco
    Ynares Center Antipolo
    Phoenix
    TNT
    Ynares Center Antipolo
    NLEX
    NorthPort
    Smart Araneta Coliseum
    Brgy. Ginebra
    San Miguel
    Smart Araneta Coliseum
    Columbian
    Phoenix
    Smart Araneta Coliseum
    NLEX
    TNT
    Smart Araneta Coliseum
    Columbian
    NorthPort
    Ynares Center Antipolo
    Meralco
    San Miguel
    Ynares Center Antipolo
    Brgy. Ginebra
    Rain or Shine
    Calasiao Sports Complex
    Columbian
    NLEX
    Smart Araneta Coliseum
    San Miguel
    TNT
    Smart Araneta Coliseum
    Meralco
    TNT
    Cuneta Astrodome
    Blackwater
    Rain or Shine
    Cuneta Astrodome
    Blackwater
    Phoenix
    Ynares Center Antipolo
    Rain or Shine
    San Miguel
    Ynares Center Antipolo
    Meralco
    NLEX
    Ynares Center Antipolo
    Brgy. Ginebra
    Columbian
    Ynares Center Antipolo
    Alaska
    Rain or Shine
    Ynares Center Antipolo
    Magnolia
    TNT
    Ynares Center Antipolo

    The 2019 Philippine Cup will be the first conference of the 2019 PBA season of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). The 44th PBA Philippine Cup will start on January 13, 2019. The tournament does not allow teams to hire foreign players or imports.

    Format
    The following format will be observed for the duration of the conference:

    Single-round robin eliminations; 11 games per team; Teams are then seeded by basis on win-loss records.

    Top eight teams will advance to the quarterfinals. In case of tie, playoff games will be held only for the #8 seed.

    Quarterfinals:
    QF1: #1 vs #8 (#1 twice-to-beat)
    QF2: #2 vs #7 (#2 twice-to-beat)
    QF3: #3 vs #6 (best-of-3 series)
    QF4: #4 vs #5 (best-of-3 series)

    Semifinals (best-of-7 series):
    SF1: QF1 Winner vs. QF4 Winner
    SF2: QF2 Winner vs. QF3 Winner

    Finals (best-of-7 series)
    F1: SF1 Winner vs SF2 Winner