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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Toyota, 1975 - 1983

I originally posted this in mypba.com.

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PROFILE & FRANCHISE NAMES:


Toyota is a Japanese brand that was exclusively distributed by Delta Motors Philippines, Inc., owned by now Bulacan governor Ricardo Silverio, Sr. The team was then known as the Komatsu Comets in the MICAA, one of the more successful teams of the amateur commercial league prior to the inception of the PBA. Sometime in January of 1975, five MICAA teams met together at the old Elizalde canteen to sign a pre-organizational agreement for the formation of what is now known as the Philippine Basketball Association. Dante Silverio, Ricardo Silverio’s nephew, was the official representative of