Tag Archives: Saigon Heat

Heat gift-wrap Tet treat in overtime win

  By Harry Hodge Down by one with under 20 seconds left in the game. Vietnamese national team member To Quang Trung heads to the free throw line. Regional starter Moses Morgan fouled out with just over three minutes left … Continue reading

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Everybody was Kung Fu fighting as Heat win thriller

By Harry Hodge A sold-out crowd, roaring at the top of their lungs. Numerous lead changes in the final quarter. A last-minute steal and bucket to ice the win. The Saigon Heat and China’s Chong Son Kung Fu put on … 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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SPORT IN SAIGON, SEPTEMBER: Heat hook up Canadian bench boss

  By Harry Hodge So for a team playing a game invented by a Canadian playing at the Canadian International School stadium, you may as well hire a Canadian head coach. So that’s what the Saigon Heat did. Kyle Julius, … Continue reading

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