The situation seems pretty bad for Mono Vampire just a little under one-thirds through the 2018-2019 ABL season. They were just one win away from claiming the ABL championship. Now, they are potentially just one healthy Will Artino away from being winless after 8 games. What happened?
There’s been a lot of movement in the ASEAN Basketball League during this holiday break. The biggest move of all however, might be a hinted Heritage Import signing to one of the top teams in the league. All signs are pointing to Filipino-American Mikh McKinney signing with Chong Son Kung Fu Basketball Club. Continue reading Fil-Am Mikh McKinney to Chong Son Kung Fu?
Now that we have the SEA Games in the rear view mirror (congrats, Philippines) we can start looking forward to next big thing in ASEAN Basketball: The ASEAN Basketball League!
While nothing is officially set in stone, we think it’s safe to say that there be some new (and old?) faces this upcoming season.
I’ll be honest, I had no knowledge whatsoever about the basketball scene in Hong Kong. In retrospect, maybe I should have paid more attention.
The offseason made it look like a promising season for the Saigon Heat. They resigned Lenny Daniel, David Arnold, and Stefan Nguyen. They snapped Chris Charles. They got an exciting athletic wing in Joshua Munzon. They had a load of well-performing locals in the VBA to choose from. This was supposed to be championship-contending season. Which makes their three-game losing streak to start the season a bit surprising.
A weird start it has been for the defending champions of the ABL, but it’s only been two games. Hard to judge a team after only two games.
I had my doubts on the Singapore Slingers before the start of last season in 2015. I had my doubts on the Singapore Slingers before the start of this season in 2016. After their first six games of the season, I have learned that I should never doubt the Singapore Slingers.