2017 SEA Games Preview: Cambodia Basketball

With Cambodia set to host the SEA Games in 2023, the Cambodia Basketball Federation is aggressively investing in its youth developmental program in hopes of deepening its talent pool. As it stands currently, Cambodia has never medaled before in...

Seri Mutiara Champions Cup 2017

NBL Asia (Malaysia) have released the schedules for the upcoming Seri Mutiara Cup tournament next week at the MABA Stadium in Kuala Lumpur. Popular local powerhouse team NS Matrix will serve as the host country’s representative in the annual...

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...

Merlion Cup: Who exactly are the NLEX-SCTEX team?

Following the exit of ASEAN Basketball League team Alab Pilipinas, the Merlion Cup previously announced the arrival of Satria Muda Pertamina (IBL Indonesia) and another team from the Philippines, NLEX-SCTEX. Satria Muda is expected to bring the same core that went...

Satria Muda Pertamina gets first Merlion Cup victory at the expense of NLEX-SCTEX

Satria Muda Pertamina got their first victory of the 2017 Merlion Cup in Singapore after beating Philippine representatives NLEX-SCTEX, 104-90.  The game had no real bearing since both teams have already been eliminated from playoff contention after going winless in their first two...

The Philippines Join the Mix of FIBA Asia Champions Cup Teams

There will be a Philippine representative at the 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup after all. Vincent ‘Chot’ Reyes, the overall head of the Gilas Pilipinas National Team program tweeted that there will be a Filipino team to fill the slot...

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,...

2017 SEA Games Preview: Philippines Basketball

The Philippines has traditionally dominated basketball competition in the Southeast Asian Games after winning 16 of the past 18 basketball events, but this year will count as one of the toughest given how much the competition has improved. Every...

NLEX-SCTEX gets first win in the Merlion Cup

Filipino team NLEX-SCTEX Tollways finally managed to break into the win column at the 2017 Merlion Cup with a nip-and-tuck victory over club team Yulon Luxgen Dinos from Chinese-Taipei. The NLEX-SCTEX defense was successful in holding Yulon to just eight points...

Singapore Slingers ready to protect home court

Merlion Cup hosts, the Singapore Slingers, have prepared to defend their home floor at the upcoming 2017 tournament against even tougher competition. The team feels confident of their chances this year with support from home fans and a competitive line-up that was given a...