Game 12 of the VBA regular season featured two teams coming off losses in their previous games. The 0–4 Dragons hosted the 2–2 Catfish at Arena Military Zone in Da Nang on Saturday night. The Dragons came into the game still searching for their first win of the season after suffering losses at the hands of the Heat, the Buffaloes, and two against the Wings. The Catfish came into the game suffering a home defeat to the Buffaloes on Wednesday night in Can Tho.
The game was a high scoring affair as both the Dragons and Catfish were looking to add a win their season records, but the Dragons proved to be the more desperate team. Rudolphe Joly of the Dragons led the way, receiving MVP of the game honors with his contributions of 32 points, 9 rebounds, and 2 assists. Despite the efforts of the Catfish, the Dragons were able to edge them by 10 points to finally receive their first victory of the season. The final score of the game was 92–82.
With the victory, the Dragons will try to add another to their wins column when they host the Buffaloes next Saturday. The Catfish are now on a 2–game losing streak. They will try to recover from those two losses when they travel to Hanoi to face the Buffaloes on Wednesday.