Satria Muda retains core, Wisnu and Sitepu returns

Satria Muda Pertamina held a press conference at Fairmont Hotel Jakarta to announce the official return of reigning Indonesian Basketball League (IBL) MVP Arki Dikania Wisnu to the team after signing a four-year extension to remain with the 2017 finalists. The 29-year old New Yorker...

Gary Jacobs Jr.: Striving for New Challenges

It was just a season ago that the ABL unofficially switched to a faster paced league, thanks in large part to a championship-winning Hong Kong Eastern team that took the league by storm. Nowadays, it seems that just about...

Yulon Luxgen upsets Satria Muda in Classification Round

Satria Muda got the rug pulled from under their feet today by the Yulon Luxgen Dinos in a close match, 88-85. The Jakarta-based team was indeed informed that they would be playing the Taiwanese team today, but most media members in the...

Ebrahim ‘Biboy’ Enguio to join the CLS Knights in the ABL

Filipino-Indonesian guard Ebrahim ‘Biboy’ Enguio has officially signed to join the CLS Knights Indonesia for the 2017-2018 season of the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL). Enguio is currently playing for Stapac Basketball-Jakarta in the 2017 Honda Jawa Pos Pro Tournament in...

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...

Satria Muda Pertamina plays winless Yulon Luxgen instead of NLEX-SCTEX

In a surprising turn of events, Satria Muda Pertamina-Jakarta will play against the winless Yulon Luxgen Dinos from Chinese Taipei for 5th place today instead of Filipino team NLEX-SCTEX Tollways. Although it was consistent with the earlier schedule released by the organizers, media...

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...
A picture of Ebrahim Biboy Enguio Lopez and Aspac Jakarta in IBL Indonesia

Biboy Enguio to rejoin Stapac Jakarta for Local Tournament

Philippine Basketball Association draftee Ebrahim 'Biboy' Enguio will rejoin his Indonesian Basketball Association (IBL) club team Stapac Jakarta (previously known as Aspac prior to merger with club team Stadium) when they participate in the upcoming 2017 Java Pos-Honda Pro Tournament...