Tag Archives: ASEAN

Alab Pilipinas freeze Heat as postseason nears

By Harry Hodge The Saigon Heat were flying high, winners of four of their last five, heading into a big ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) Friday night. Alab Pilipinas brought the Vietnamese squad back to Earth, with a narrow 74-70 victory … Continue reading

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Sport in Saigon Dec. 2016: Heat shooting goes cold against visiting Slingers

By Harry Hodge The Saigon Heat hoped to open their fifth season at home with a bang, but it came off as more of a thud on Saturday. The Singapore Slingers head to 3-0 in the early going of this … Continue reading

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SAIGON TIMES November 2015: Heat claim nailbiter over Mono Vampire for first victory

By Harry Hodge When you look at the wins and losses, there are no asterisks for winning ugly. And the Saigon Heat’s 78-73 victory over Thailand’s Mono Vampire squad was anything but pretty. That didn’t make the game any less … Continue reading

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Saigoneer Oct. 2014: Heat provide little resistance against Bangkok as both teams eye playoffs

By Harry Hodge “The playoffs are the playoffs. You just play who is put in front of you.” – Steve Nash After Friday’s season finale against HiTech Bangkok City, the Saigon Heat may be glad they don’t have to face … Continue reading

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Heat come out swinging against Slingers

By Harry Hodge With their backs against the proverbial wall, it was put-up-or-shut-up time for the Saigon Heat with their playoff hopes on the line. And it was the Singapore Slingers who had to suffer the fallout. American baller Justin … Continue reading

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Outgunned Warriors no match for blazing Heat

By Harry Hodge Since the Saigon Heat team started, you can’t say the team has claimed too many must-win games. Sunday they finally came through. In their last home game before an extended road swing throughout Southeast Asia, the Heat … Continue reading

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Heat drop heartbreaker to Dragons

By Harry Hodge Close, but no cigar. Coming off a 75-65 victory over Laskar Dreya South Sumatra to end last month, the Saigon Heat hit the court running Sunday and the roar from the crowd was deafening. They led 48-42 … Continue reading

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