|HCM City Wings players discuss during their match agains Saigon Heat on September 21. The Wings win 92-73. — Photo thethaovietnam.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — HCM City Wing defeated Saigon Heat 92-73 in their first meet at the Việt Nam Basketball Association League at the Hồ Xuân Hương Gymnasium on September 21.
Heat’s loss was attributed to the poor performance of key players such as Trần Đăng Khoa and Việt Arnold who played below expectations.
The Wings won the first set 26-19 with a perfect start, which pushed them to continue leading in the second set that ended 47-39.
The third set saw the Wings’ dominate as they extended the gap to 71-57, eventually winning 92-73.
In the last two meets, Saigon Heat won 74-71 and 94-77, respectively.
On October 1, Heat will host Hanoi Buffaloes on home turf, while the Wings travel to Cần Thơ Province where they will play Cantho Catfish.
Catfish on September 21 beat Danang Dragon 91-75. — VNS