The 2012–13 PBA season is the 38th season of the Philippine Basketball Association. The season formally opened on September 30, 2012, and expected to finish around August 2013. The season continued to use the three-conference format, starting with the Philippine Cup, or the traditional All-Filipino Conference. The mid season Commissioner's Cup will continue to feature unlimited height limit foelr imports. The last conference of the season, the Governors Cup will have imports with a 6'5" height limit.