Malaysia Basketball Association Invigorates a Domestic League

The first Malaysian Pro Basketball League in four years is set to tip off on the 11th of October, 2017, running for 3 weeks, with the final game taking place on the 29th of that same month. This will...

MPL Day 6 Recap: Farmco Touch Up vs Verve Club

Farmco Touch Up sealed second place of the preliminary round of the Malaysia Pro League in style defeating Verve Club 90-66. This would be the match to determine the second spot of the preliminary round to earn an automatic ticket...
A picture of Samuel Deguara of Farmco Touch up against KL Dragons Basketball Academy in Malaysia Pro League (MPL) 2017

MPL Day 1 Recap: KL Dragons Basketball Academy vs Farmco Touch Up

The Malaysia Pro League tipped off with a 81-67 victory for the KL Dragons Basketball Academy after defeating Farmco Touch Up. Farmco were tipped to be the favorites as the team had been playing together for more than a month,...

MPL Day 6 Recap: Penang Stallions vs KL Dragons Basketball Academy

The KL Dragons Basketball Academy were made to work for their 107-91 victory over the Penang Stallions who gave a spirited fight against the undefeated Dragons. The Dragons, already securing the top position, were looking to end the preliminary round...

Interview with Westports Malaysia Dragons Head Coach Christopher Thomas

ASEAN Sports recently caught up with the head coach of Westports Malaysia Dragons, Christopher Thomas, who will be returning for his second ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) season in charge of the team. Q: What are your overall thoughts on the...

2017 Malaysia Pro League Team Previews Part 2

The freshly minted Malaysia Pro League (MPL) tips off on the 13th of October 2017, after a four year absence of a national level Malaysian basketball league. The last league was known as the Malaysian National Basketball League (MNBL)....
A picture of verve club in Malaysia Pro League (MPL) 2017

MPL Day 1 Recap: Verve Club vs Penang Stallions

Game two of the MPL’S opening day saw new-look Verve Club pick up a dominating 99-75 victory over the young Penang Stallions, who with an average age of 19 , are merely looking for player development in this year’s...
A picture of Chris Kuete from Farmco Touch Up in Malaysia Pro League (MPL) against the PRG Eagles

MPL Day 2 Recap: Farmco Touch Up vs PRG Eagles

The battle between two teams touted as the favorites to win the MPL saw Farmco picking up the dominating victory 75-56 in their favor over the PRG Eagles who played their first game of MPL 2017. Farmco , looking to...

MPL Player Introduction: Jayson Lee Shu Wen

ASEANSports would like to thank Swish Zone's Jian Chen for conducting an interview with Jayson Lee Shu Wen and for the translation. Below is a summarization of Jayson Lee’s interview along with a tidbit of his backstory. At the tender age...

MPL Quarterfinals Recap: Verve Club vs King Pinas Asia

Verve Club booked their ticket into the semifinals of the Malaysia Pro League with an emphatic 108-82 victory over the guest Filipino team, King Pinas Asia. King Pinas Asia failed to resolve their team’s passport issues and they will be finishing...