Hong Kong Eastern looks to snap a three game losing skid and stay at the top of the ABL standings, as they take on the Formosa Dreamers in the Southorn Stadium.
Gametime is set for 8PM local time at the Southorn Stadium in Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
With only one game left in their ABL season, the Dreamers remain at the bottom of the standings, with only one win to it’s name This is their final chance to snap a 16 game losing streak, although getting a win against the defending champions will definitely not be easy. A win would prevent Formosa from tying the longest losing streak in ABL history, which should be motivation to grab a win on the team’s final game day.
Hong Kong Eastern is also on a losing skid, dropping the last three games to fall into themiddle of a crowded race for a top two seed.
The defending champions got burned in a high scoring shootout versus the red hot Mono Vampire Basketball Club, losing 119-111 last week at the Southorn Stadium. The usually reliable defensive effort from the defending champions was nowhere to be seen, as Mono Vampire got whatever shot the wanted, en route to a 64% shooting clip from the field.
Tyler Lamb was big time against Mono Vampire in last week’s loss. Despite the disappointing result, Lamb was able to snap out of a funk, recording a team high 32 points. He’ll look to lead his team to an import win against Formosa Dreamers.
Formosa battled valiantly, but they just couldn’t crack the defense of a determined Singapore squad, as they lost their home finale 87-69. The Slingers were looking to keep their current 5th seed, and thus gave their best effort to stop the Dreamers from getting the upset. As a result, Formosa will come away winless at the Changhua Stadium this year.
Wu Sung Wei showed why he’s one of the best local shooters in the ABL , as he nailed 4 triples for 16 points in the loss to the Singapore Slingers. Wu’s squad might not be able to rack up the wins, but he has shown himself to be a reliable scorer for the Dreamers.
The Dreamers have had success against Hong Kong in the past, getting within one shot of sending the game into overtime against the defending champions. If it weren’t for the clutch play of Marcus Elliott, the Dreamers could have shocked the ABL. Eventually they absorbed a two point loss, 95-93. Can they do it this time in their final match of the season?