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Heat toast Knights with eye on postseason

By Harry Hodge Is it rainy season in Saigon? Moses Morgan seemed to think so. The gunslinger made it rain with an astounding eight bombs from three-point land and 30 points overall as the Saigon Heat stomped the visiting CLS … Continue reading

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The Heat Is On – Word Vietnam 2018

New coach. New players. New season for the Saigon Heat. Words Harry Hodge After three seasons of making the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) playoffs but failing to go beyond the first round, the Saigon Heat may be poised for a … Continue reading

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Fourth quarter a nightmare in Heat loss to Dreamers

By Harry Hodge “This is my team!” Not something you expect to hear from a visiting player on the opposing team’s home floor. But this was no ordinary game for Lenny Daniel. The former Saigon Heat team MVP was in … Continue reading

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SPORT IN SAIGON: Heat face learning curve while awaiting reinforcements

  By Harry Hodge Earlier this week, the Saigon Heat introduced the 2017-2018 edition of their ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) squad to the media, but… It looked like there were still a few spots remaining on the bench. This is … Continue reading

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SAIGONEER: Heat coach Julius talks personnel moves before ABL final rosters announced

By Harry Hodge Not many professional basketball coaches guide a team to a league title, and then bolt to lead a new franchise on the other side of the planet. But Kyle Julius is not like most coaches. Hot on … Continue reading

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Vietnamese hoopsters to take on VBA opposition before SEA Games

By Harry Hodge Todd Purves knows it takes time to build a contender. And with a men’s national team a scant two years from returning to regional basketball, Vietnam is still feeling its way with the SEA Games approaching fast … Continue reading

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Singleton leaves VBA’s Catfish for Heat

By Harry Hodge The times they are a-changin’ in Vietnamese basketball. Weeks after the bombshell announcement of Vietnam Basketball Assocation (VBA) and national team head coach Tony Garbelotto leaving SE Asia to coach the Glasgow Rocks franchise, his successor was … Continue reading

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