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Interview with Westports Malaysia Dragons Head Coach Christopher Thomas

ASEAN Sports recently caught up with the head coach of Westports Malaysia Dragons, Christopher Thomas, who will be returning for his second ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) season in charge of the team. Q: What are your overall thoughts on the...

ABL 5 Point Recap: Hong Kong Eastern 92, Tanduay Alab Pilipinas 89

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME   Both teams and their matchup lived up to their hyped billing. Tanduay Alab Pilipinas and Hong Kong Eastern showed their championship aspirations before the season even began with the moves they made during the offseason....

VBA 5 Point Recap: Can Tho Catfish 83, Thang Long Warriors 78

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME (Catfish lead series 1-0)   DeAngelo Hamilton's breakout game. Catfish import center DeAngelo Hamilton set the tone early on. By the end of the first half, the American already had himself a double-double with 15 points, 10...

ABL 5 Point Recap: CLS Knights Indonesia 94, Formosa Dreamers 73

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME   The Dreamers looked sloppy and sluggish. The Taiwanese team lacked team cohesion in their opening night loss. There was ample spacing on the floor, but not enough movement as players were caught napping on the...

Lawrence Domingo: Mentally Tough

The journey started for a then 15-year-old Lawrence Domingo when he traveled nearly 400 miles from Union City down to Los Angeles to play for an amateur team. Not too long after, he committed and played Division II basketball...

ABL 5 Point Recap: Nanhai Kung Fu 83, Singapore Slingers 59

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME   Singapore lacked an outside attack. Possibly an effect of being without two-time local MVP Wong Wei Long and former heritage import Josh Urbiztondo, the Slingers had a shortage of outside threats translating into this game...

2017-2018 ABL Season Preview: Nanhai Kung Fu

Mainland China stepped into the foray of ABL competition for the 2017-2018 season with the inclusion of the Nanhai Kung Fu, and though the team is making their debut in the league, the roster consists of many experienced professionals,...

2017-2018 ABL Season Preview: Singapore Slingers

The 2016-2017 season was yet another case of "so close, yet so far" for the Singapore Slingers. One of only two teams that have participated in every ASEAN Basketball League season, the Slingers finished as runners-up for the second...

2017-2018 ABL Season Preview: Tanduay Alab Pilipinas

With the untimely injury of local MVP Ray Parks Jr., the inaugural season of Alab Pilipinas in the ABL ended with a disappointing loss to the Singapore Slingers via sweep in their best of 3 semi-final series. Not even...

2017-2018 ABL Season Preview: Westports Malaysia Dragons

The 2016-2017 season proved to be a painful one for Westports Malaysia Dragons, missing out on the playoffs for the first time in their seven seasons of participation in the ASEAN Basketball League. Bringing back their core locals along...