|Best players: Saigon Heat vs Eastern Long Lions. — Photo tinthethao.com.vn|
HÀ NỘI — Saigon Heat lost to Hong Kong’s Eastern Long Lions 74–84 in their second match at the ASEAN Baksetball League (ABL) on Saturday at the HCM City’s Canadian International School Arena.
Facing the Hong Kong team, coach Anthony Garbelotto of the Heat used his best players, including caption Việt Arnold, Herbert Hill, Lenny Daniel, Joshua Munzon and Nguyễn Tuấn Tú.
However, they were still defeated by recruit Eastern Long Lions.
The Lions now top the rankings with three wins, while the Heat rank fifth with two losses.
The Heat will complete their three-game home stand against the Westports Malaysia Dragons on December 17, while the Long Lions will have 12 days to recover before resuming action at home against the Singapore Slingers on December 22. — VNS