6th of November, Jakarta: SatriaMuda started off really well at the beginning of the match as the roaring support from the home crowd kept the Slingers under pressure. The fans didn’t stop the Slingers from performing well as they held and kept the lead throughout the game until the 4th quarter. The game however ended in the crucial minutes of overtime with SatriaMuda 88 – 83 Singapore Slingers.
The Singapore Slingers were very aggressive in the 1st quarter. They made fast passes and were very focused both defensively and offensively. The 1st quarter was exciting as both teams made no mistakes to make sure they were on top of the game. Singapore Slingers took the early lead and the quarter ended with the score of 22 – 18.
Antoine Broxsie played very well in the 2nd quarter making no mistakes. Both teams fought closely in the 2nd half and this ended the quarter with a score of SatriaMuda 20 – 22 Singapore Slingers. In the 3rd quarter, with Marcus Morrison already warmed up and contributing to his team,the Singapore Slingers however still managed to maintain their lead at 34-30.
It was then a very exciting and crucial 4th quarter when SatriaMuda really stepped up to equalize the game to 77-77 which led to overtime. With 5 mins in extra time, Slingers had a few turnovers and Satria made no mistake in taking full advantage of them taking the lead for the first time with a free throw to lead at 78-77. With the home crowd all excited and eager for a win, SatriaMuda played the game aggressively in the remaining minutes and despite the Slingers leading the game till the 4th quarter, SatriaMuda managed to win their first game of the season with the score of SatriaMuda 88 – 83 Singapores Slingers.
Marcus Morrison contributed 21 points and 13 rebounds in the game. Anthony Broxsie contributed 20 points and 17 rebounds. Leonidez Avenido contributed 24 points and 10 rebounds. Marcus Skinner had 21 points and 6 rebounds.