Tag Archives: Jason Rabedeaux

Team, league in shock after Heat coach’s sudden passing

By Harry Hodge When you go to work and your colleagues are muscle-bound 6-foot-9 power forwards, it takes a special type of character to stand out in that crowd. And Saigon Heat head coach Jason Rabedeaux was one of those … 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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Saigon Times – Sept. 2014/ Saigon Heat enjoy happy homecoming with win over Sumatran side

By Harry Hodge Home sweet home. After most of the season to this point being spent all over SE Asia, the Saigon Heat had a homecoming of sorts Saturday at the Canadian International School (CIS) in District 7, but could … Continue reading

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Avid fans get first look at new Heat players, arena

By Harry Hodge Watching the Saigon Heat practice on Sunday was like the rough cut of a movie. It gives you a good idea, but you still don’t know what the final product will look like. Still, a small gathering … Continue reading

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Heat invite fans to free practice as season opener nears

By Harry Hodge New season. New players. New venue. New outlook. With two seasons of ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) action under their belts, the Saigon Heat are back for a third campaign with an eye on playoff glory for the … Continue reading

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Preview for Saigon Times/May 2014: Vietnamese basketball fans can expect some extra Heat this summer

By Harry Hodge All good things come to those who wait. In this case, Vietnamese basketball fans have another couple of months ahead of them. The Saigon Heat, Vietnam’s popular entry into the AirAsia ASEAN Basketball League (ABL), have been … Continue reading

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