Magnolia Hotshots entered the world of Philippine’s basketball in 1988 as Purefoods Hotdogs. It has since built a reputation for casting its magic on the field and taking over the scoreboard. It is one of the most powerful teams in the PBA and has won the title many times. Its roster has been home to exceptional players like Marc Pingris, James Yap, Alvin Patrimonio and more. The team has been known as the Magnolia Hotshots since 2017.