VBA 5 Point Recap: Thang Long Warriors 79, Can Tho Catfish 64

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME (Series tied 2-2)   Jaywuan Hill had a big game. Facing elimination in a deciding finals game for a second year in a row, Jaywuan Hill came up big once again, only this time, he was on...

VBA 5 Point Recap: Can Tho Catfish 77, Thang Long Warriors 74

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME (Catfish lead series 2-1)   'Tis the season for giving. Game three of the 2017 finals was a sloppy affair. Whether it was succumbing to pressure or just a lack of execution, both the Thang Long Warriors...

VBA 5 Point Recap: Thang Long Warriors 73, Can Tho Catfish 68

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME (Series tied 1-1)   The Thang Long Warriors overcame a slow start. Things started off shaky for the home team in the first quarter as they were held to just 5-20 (25%) shooting from the field. The...

The Saigon Heat Announce their 2017-2018 ABL Roster?

The Saigon Heat have officially released a preliminary roster in anticipation of their 2017-2018 ABL campaign, which opens up on December 9th against the Formosa Dreamers. However, that list and the players present at Tuesday afternoon's press conference may...

VBA 5 Point Recap: Can Tho Catfish 83, Thang Long Warriors 78

FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM THE GAME (Catfish lead series 1-0)   DeAngelo Hamilton's breakout game. Catfish import center DeAngelo Hamilton set the tone early on. By the end of the first half, the American already had himself a double-double with 15 points, 10...
A picture of Henry Nguyen and Bilal Richardson talking to Ho Chi Minh City Wings players in VBA 2017

Questionable late-call leaves Wings’ Tuan Trung and Coach Ricky Magallanes searching for answers

The 2017 VBA season reached a climax on Tuesday night in an ill-tempered basketball battle between the Ho Chi Minh City Wings and Hanoi Buffaloes with both teams jostling for positioning for the final playoff spot. The capital’s team successfully...

2017 VBA Week 4 Power Rankings

Week four of the 2017 VBA season gave fans a different but fun way to watch Vietnam basketball, featuring a mid-game power outage at CIS Sports Arena in Saigon. In a display of togetherness, phone screens lit up a...

ASEAN Basketball League: Is there a one country, one team restriction?

“Totally untrue.” “The ABL Constitution states that up to two teams may play in one country, and if there is a third team joining, the first two teams have the right to approve (or deny) after the Board approves. The...

Hanoi Buffaloes in the ABL?

After the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) announced their final list of the nine teams that will see action in the 2017-2018 season, including three new teams and one returning club, Chief Operation Officer Jericho Ilagan confirmed that northern Vietnamese...

Mystery on the Court: The Case of the Missing Minutes

The Saigon Heat successfully pulled off a thrilling comeback versus the Hanoi Buffaloes to escape the intimidating Bach Khoa Arena with a 72-71 win on Thursday night. However, the hottest topic among Vietnam’s basketball communities right now is neither the...