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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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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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Heat edge Alab Pilipinas to sneak into playoff conversation

By Harry Hodge The Saigon Heat, who limped through the first eight games of the season, have suddenly come to life. Battling for their lives in the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) playoff picture, the Heat pulled out a gritty performance … Continue reading

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Truth can’t handle the Heat in pre-Tet showdown

By Harry Hodge The Saigon Heat took down the visiting Kaohsiung Truth, while power forward Lenny Daniel took down the backboard Saturday night. In an entertaining game that had a bit of everything, spectators left the arena buzzing over Daniel’s … 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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Heat win weird one to close out home schedule

By Harry Hodge Players running the bench? On-court fisticuffs? Star players trapped in airport limbo? Wednesday’s Saigon Heat clash with the Pilipinas MX3 Kings had a bit of everything, but it was the hometown Heat who prevailed 84-79 in a … Continue reading

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