ABL Power Rankings: Streaking Saigon Heat Take Over Second Spot

Seven action-packed games were played last week as the Saigon Heat stole headlines by issuing the last two undefeated teams in season 8 their first loss of the season. The Singapore Slingers also won two games on the road,...

ABL 5 Point Recap: Singapore Slingers 92, CLS Knights Indonesia 81

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME   Singapore's frenetic start. The visiting Singapore Slingers opened up Sunday evening's game with a bang, as the hosts had no answers for starters Christien Charles and Han Bin Ng in the first quarter. The former...

ABL 5 Point Recap: Tanduay Alab Pilipinas 114, Mono Vampire 87

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME   Alab comes through with a perfect game plan for neutralizing Mono's height. Led by the towering 7’6” Sam Deguara, Mono came into the game with a massive height advantage against the visiting team, but Alab...

ABL 5 Point Recap: Westports Malaysia Dragons 84, Formosa Dreamers 74

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME   Poor offensive execution. Both teams started the game slow, only managing to score 13 points respectively. The overall ball rotation and movement was stagnant, where the majority of the points came from individual finishes. The...

ABL 5 Point Recap: Saigon Heat 96, Chongson Kung Fu 93

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME   Maxie Esho's turn to spearhead the Heat scoring. In the Saigon Heat's first two games coming out of the holiday break, the team's newest world import took a backseat to Michael Williams. In Saturday evening's...

Calling for More Patrick Cabahug Minutes

During an interview with Patrick Cabahug earlier this season, I had an opportunity to ask the Filipino guard what fans could come to expect from him as a veteran of the region. The answer that was given was an...

ABL 5 Point Recap: Mono Vampire 115, Westports Malaysia Dragons 111

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME   "Ragons" without the "D." The visiting Dragons put up another jaw-dropping offensive performance at Mono29 Stadium, but it didn’t secure them a W this time around. Due to the lack of defensive communication and rotations,...

ABL 5 Point Recap: Singapore Slingers 90, Tanduay Alab Pilipinas 80

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME   All-around X-man. Just when everyone thought they had found a perfect matchup to stop Xavier Alexander, he once again flirted with a near triple-double performance in the Philippines. Alexander consistently either pushed the tempo and...

ABL 5 Point Recap: Saigon Heat 121, Hong Kong Eastern 115

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME   First quarter scorcher. The visiting Saigon Heat came out on fire from downtown to open up the game, including going perfect in their first six attempts from range. It wasn't until slightly less than five...

ABL Power Rankings: Kung Fu Still Undefeated; Alab Making a Move

A full-packed five games were played last week with Alab Pilipinas winning two games to extend their winning streak run to three. The Chongson Kung Fu also won on the road and extended their own winning streak to four...