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New ABL team from Taiwan

For the past several weeks, there have been rumors going around about another team joining the ASEAN Basketball League from Taiwan, one to replace the presumed to be outgoing Kaohsiung Truth. While the new team is scheduled to release their official announcement by...

Mario Wuysang Returning to the ASEAN Basketball League?

Right after the medal ceremony of the men’s basketball tournament at the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur where they won the silver medal, Indonesian National Team captain Mario Wuysang hinted at a surprise potential entry by the...

Alab Pilipinas out, Two Southeast Asian Teams in for Merlion Cup 2017

The Basketball Association of Singapore (BAS) announced the addition of two high level teams in Southeast Asia to the lineup of this year’s Merlion Cup - Satria Muda Pertamina Jakarta and NLEX-SCTEX from the Indonesian Basketball League (IBL Indonesia) and the Philippines Basketball Association (PBA), respectively, following the formal withdrawal of ASEAN Basketball League...

Coach Anthony Garbelotto and Saigon Heat decided not to renew the contract

The Saigon Heat and head coach Anthony Garbelotto have decided not to renew his contract with the organization which was announced via the Saigon Heat’s Facebook page. At this time, we don’t know the details and thought process behind...

Tam Dinh signs multi-team deal 2017

It looks like we’ll be seeing a lot more of Tam Dinh this year, seeing as he just signed a multi-team contract deal. Yeah, you read that right. He will be returning to play for the Can Tho Catfish,...

Christien Charles Ready for Season Debut After Coming off Injured Reserve

The Saigon Heat are getting bigger and better, fast. Christien Charles, the Heat’s big import signee during the ABL offseason had yet to see any game action as he had been dealing with an injury and placed on injured...

Horace Nguyen to make Heat Debut versus Alab Pilipinas

The last time we saw Nguyen Phuc, or more commonly referred to as "Horace Nguyen" play basketball professionally was for the Danang Dragons in a game two finals matchup against the Ho Chi Minh City Wings way back in November. The...

Marcus Melvin’s 21 points propel Dragons past sloppy Heat

The defending champion Malaysia Dragons finally picked up their second win of the season after beating the Saigon Heat 82-67 on Friday night at the House of Champions, Gem-In Mall in Cyberjaya, Malaysia. Marcus Melvin led the Dragons with 21...

With Munzon ON FIRE, the Saigon Heat notch their first win of the season

Heavy rain on the evening of January 14 couldn’t dampen the mood at CIS Arena (HCMC) – where nearly 2,000 die-hard basketball fans watched the rematch between their home team Saigon Heat versus the Taiwanese team, the Kaohsiung Truth....

Free Throw Woes Doom Heat in Battle of Winless Teams

Coming off a three week hiatus from action, the Westport Malaysia Dragons (0-1) were hosted by the Saigon Heat (0-2) on a late Saturday afternoon at CIS in Saigon. A contest which saw both teams searching for their first...