Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam complete cast for 2016-2017 ABL Season

The stage has been set and the cast is now complete. The newest season of the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) is set to begin as the Westports Malaysia Dragons, Singapore Slingers, and the Saigon Heat from Vietnam, have all confirmed their participation in the upcoming 2016-2017 season. The aforementioned three teams are actually no strangers […]

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New Philippine Team Set to Join ABL

The ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) continues to grow. In the past few weeks, the league opened its arms and welcomed two new teams: Taiwan’s Kaohsiung Truth and Hong Kong Eastern. And now, a new Philippine team is set to make its mark in the first and only professional regional basketball league in South East Asia.  […]

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Ball Is Life: ABL Finals MVP Jason Brickman Keeps Winning

There’s a famous phrase out there that basketball lifers love to use: Ball is life. You’ve probably said it at least once in your life, or used it as a Facebook or Instagram caption when talking about the latest basketball game you’ve played or shoe you’ve purchased. And that’s cool. For many people who live, […]

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Hong Kong Eastern Confirms Participation In ABL

The ASEAN Basketball League continues to expand its reach outside of the Southeast Region, as it welcomes into the fold its newest team: Hong Kong Eastern. The team will be representing Hong Kong in the upcoming seventh season of the ABL. “We are pleased to announce our team will be participating in the ABL,” says Alan […]

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Kaohsiung Truth Joins ASEAN Basketball League

Taiwan’s Kaohsiung Truth Joins ABL as League Expands

The ASEAN Basketball League (ABL), fresh from a record breaking attendance in the recently concluded 2015-2016 ABL Finals, has announced today that a team from Taiwan will be joining the league starting this 2016-2017 season. The team will be known as the Kaohsiung Truth. Playing out of Kaohsiung City, a special municipality in the southwest […]

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Westports Malaysia Dragons part ways with coach Ariel Vanguardia

KUALA LUMPUR – After winning the 2015-2016 ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) Championship, the Westports Malaysia Dragons will part ways with their head coach Ariel Vanguardia as he moved on to coach the Phoenix Fuel Masters in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Wesports Malaysia’s team manager Yakub Hussaini said that the management is grateful for Vanguardia’s […]

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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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