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Roar of the Dragons: Westports Malaysia Wins First Ever ABL Crown

Confetti fell from the sky, filling the rafters. On the basketball floor of the MABA stadium, fans mobbed center court, jumping and dancing alongside players. Jubilation filled the MABA Stadium, as the Westports Malaysia Dragons made history, defeating the Singapore Slingers, 77-65, grabbing their first ever ASEAN Basketball League crown. “It’s unbelievable,” Dragons Head Coach […]

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Game Preview: Dragons and Slingers Battle for the ABL Championship

A season that started on October 27, 2015 will come to its dramatic conclusion on Saturday, March 26 2016. Because on that day, the Westports Malaysia Dragons and Singapore Slingers play the final game of the 2015-2016 ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) season. Game 5. Winner takes all. With both teams splitting their home games, the […]

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Four Takeaways from the ABL Finals

What a series. ASEAN Basketball League fans have been treated to an epic encounter between the Singapore Slingers and the Westports Malaysia Dragons. The series is tied at 2-2, with the deciding Game 5 set for Saturday at the MABA Stadium in Kuala Lumpur. There’s no bigger moment in basketball than the deciding game, and […]

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Wong’s Shot at The Buzzer Sends ABL Finals to Game 5 in Malaysia

With one gutsy shot, the Singapore Slingers extended their season, sent this series back to Malaysia, and setup one of the greatest game finishes in ASEAN Basketball League Finals history. Behind the heroics of two time ABL MVP Wong Wei Long, the Singapore Slingers refused to give up the ASEAN Basketball League championship on their […]

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X-Man Wanted: The Singapore Slingers need Xavier Alexander

They are down, but they are definitely not out. The Singapore Slingers currently face a 1-2 series deficit in the 2016 ASEAN Basketball League Finals against top-seeded Westports Malaysia Dragons. The Slingers were able to carve out a win in Malaysia back in Game 1, but have surrendered two straight losses since then. One more […]

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Johnson, Vanguardia Expecting Angry Slingers in Game 4

“Thank you,” said Westports Malaysia head coach Ariel Vanguardia to his Dragons as they huddled after scoring a pivotal Game 3 victory. “I lost Game 1 for us and you got it back for me. Thank you. Now, we’re just one game away but don’t think it’s going to be easy.” The Dragons were dominant […]

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Attack of the Dragons: Malaysia Takes 2-1 Lead in ABL Finals

As the yellow lights glowed brightly at the jam-packed OCBC Arena in Singapore for Game 3 of the ASEAN Basketball League Finals, the Westports Malaysia Dragons did not look daunted nor did they seem intimidated. The Dragons didn’t even look like a team who lost Game 1 and surrendered home court advantage. Instead, they simply […]

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