Tag Archives: VBA

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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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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Sport in Saigon/May 2017: Hanoi ballers rejoice as Thang Long Warriors added to VBA 2.0

By Harry Hodge There they grow again! Capitalizing on the groundswell of popularity across the country during the first season of the Vietnam Basketball Association (VBA), the fledgling league has opted to expand in the national capital region as it … Continue reading

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SAIGON TIMES July 2016: VBA’s Catfish hook American head coach

By Harry Hodge American Dave Singleton has seen the world coaching a game he loves. And now he’s bringing that drive to help grow the game of basketball in the Mekong Delta. Following last week’s launch of the Vietnam Basketball … Continue reading

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