HA NOI (VNS) — Fourth-seeded Saigon Heat lost to top-seeded Westports Malaysia Dragons 90-108 in the first game of the 2014 AirAsia ASEAN Basketball League playoff round in MABA Gymnasium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Wednesday.
Saigon Heat, who signed up American player Dijon Thompson in preparation for the event, will meet Dragons in the second game on Sunday at the CIS Arena, HCM City.
The Heat are the first professional basketball team in Viet Nam, and are based in HCM City. They hope to reach the final of the tournament being played in Malaysia. — VNS