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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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Lions roar to semifinal sweep of Saigon Heat

By Harry Hodge David vs. Goliath. Frodo vs. Sauron. The Saigon Heat vs. the Hong Kong Eastern Long Lions. The comparisons could go on forever; the top-scoring team in the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) led by record-setting scorer Marcus Elliott … 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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SAIGON TIMES Oct. 2015: Hoops fans ready to feel the Heat on Halloween

By Harry Hodge Halloween will be full of chills and thrills for Vietnamese basketball fans, with the Heat returning to the hardwood for their fourth season. Opening at home against the Singapore Slingers, the Heat will feature a lineup with … Continue reading

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