Tam and Sang Dinh to skip ABL 9, eyeing TBSL in January

The Saigon Heat's pursuit of the ABL 9 title will not include the Dinh brothers. Taking advantage of the much-discussed change in the eligibility to play as a ‘Local Player,' the Saigon Heat have so far confirmed the signings of...

Chris Dierker Set to Make ABL Debut with Saigon Heat

Vietnamese fans were given a glimpse of Chris Dierker’s abilities during his rookie season of the Vietnam Basketball Association (VBA) in 2018. It appears they won’t have to wait long to see him in action again. According to a source,...

Heat introduce Corey Cilia as the team’s newest member

After successfully signing Justin Young and Tran Dang Khoa, the Heat continue to increase firepower to their roster by adding Vietnamese American guard Corey Cilia for the upcoming ABL 9 campaign. “I know the ABL is a different beast than...

KL Dragons sign British Malaysian Calvin Tse

With the upcoming change in ABL local eligibility rules, the 2015/2016 ABL Champions, the KL Dragons wasted no time in signing 21 year British Malaysian combo guard, Calvin Tse for an upcoming pocket tournament, the Malaysia Hoops Challenge scheduled...
A picture of Mario Wuysang of Indonesia at 2017 SEA Games

Mario Wuysang Closes Book on Legendary Career

One of Indonesia's most decorated basketball players, has recently decided to hang it up, calling it quits after 15 years of professional and international play. Not many players can say they have had a career spanning 15 successful years; an...

Saigon Heat Add Justin Young to ABL 9 Roster

After announcing the signing of Khoa Tran just a day prior, the Saigon Heat have now also made it official that the team will be bringing in Justin Young to help strengthen their 2018-2019 ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) roster.   Young,...

Chris Eversley Helping Malaysia Basketball On and Off the Court

Following Westports Malaysia Dragons’ disappointing eighth place finish in the 2017-2018 ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) season, late-season pickup, Chris Eversley, made a decision to stay in Kuala Lumpur for most of his summer rather than rushing back home. Offered an...

Hong Kong Eastern Announces Latest Import and Local Signings

Perennial powerhouse Hong Kong Eastern has made their first move of their ASEAN Basketball League offseason by announcing the team’s latest recruits via social media. Hong Kong’s latest A1 Division champion has added Trey Gilder to be one of their...

Khoa Tran Back with Saigon Heat for ABL 9

The Saigon Heat have officially announced that the team will be retaining Tran Dang Khoa, known to many Vietnamese fans as “Mr. Wiggle,” for the ninth season of the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL).   In the team’s latest post via their...
Bobby Ray Parks, Alab Pilipinas (Photo credit: Rocky Padila)

ABL Player Eligibility Changes Inbound?

In the past months leading up the upcoming ninth season for the ASEAN Basketball League, speculation has been heavy on updates to the league’s import rulings and eligibility of local players. For the past four seasons, the league has allowed...