In the first part of the TBL 2016 Post-Season Awards we covered the stingiest defenders (Defensive Players of the Year), the most impressive foreign commodities (Most Outstanding World & ASEAN Imports), and the potential future of Thailand Basketball (Fresh Five). Let’s kick it up a notch in Part Two!
Continue reading TBL 2016 Post-Season Awards: Part 2
It’s that time of the year again. The Thailand Basketball League 2016 has wrapped up it’s regular season phase, so that can only mean one thing! It’s time for Tones & Definition’s pointless unofficial Post-Season Awards! Continue reading TBL 2016 Post-Season Awards: Part 1
We’re back with the third week of the most reliable power rankings for the Thailand Basketball League (because it’s the only one)!
Continue reading TBL Power Rankings: Week 3
The Madgoats. That name rings a certain bell in the minds of Thai basketball fans and it still does. After a one year hiatus, the Madgoats are back.
Continue reading TBL Preview x Madgoats: Resurrection
The Thai General Equipment team has long been viewed as “just that sister team” of Hitech. Maybe that could change this year. Continue reading TBL Preview x Thai General Equipment: Showtime
Live is hard as PEA. It was not that long ago when PEA was at the pinnacle of Thailand Basketball. Next thing you know, your top players like Kannut Samerjai, Pairach Sekteera, Chanachon Klahan, among others jumped ship. And then they were sent to rebuild mode.
It would seem like PEA had something to work with last year after getting a nice core of players, but it turned out too good to be true and Coach Krit Pairojpeerapaisarn has been sent back into rebuilding more once again. Continue reading TBL Preview x PEA: Rebuild
The buzzer sounded and it was official. Hitech (then Hitech-Assumption Thonburi) was eliminated from the playoffs (despite being a number two seed) to long time rivals Mono-Thewphaingarm.
Feelings were all over the place that day for Hitech. Since then, some emotions had faded away but one thing that has been on their minds since then: Vengeance. Continue reading TBL Preview x Hitech: Vengeance
I was sitting out of breath on the side of a football pitch while I watched the Mono Thewphaingarm basketball team go through their fitness/condition/core training. They all took turns joking around at each other (and even directed some at me) as they did each position.
Despite being tired and breathless beyond what I had experienced in a long time, it felt sort of cozy to be there with the Mono Thewphaingarm team in what they like to refer to as a family. Continue reading TBL Preview x Mono Thewphaingarm: Gutted
“There’s so much pressure” Chanachon Klahan says. “It was hard enough to win a championship. It’s even harder to defend that title.”
What makes it even harder to defend a throne is going through a series of major changes.
Continue reading TBL Preview x Mono Vampires: Shuffle
Imports are always a fun part of an Asian Basketball League. Leagues need a strong foundation of local players, but it’s the imports that bring a sense “star power” to the leagues.
This is Part Four of the TBL Imports Preview.
Continue reading TBL Preview: Imported Goods Part 4