|Cantho Catfish vs HCM City Wings in the VBA Preseason held at Hồ Xuân Hương Gymnasium in HCM City on Sunday. — Photo VBA |Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Cantho Catfish beat HCM City Wings 100-74 in a Việt Nam Basketball Association (VBA) league preseason game at Hồ Xuân Hương Gymnasium in HCM City on Sunday.
Taking full advantage of playing at home, the Wings led the Catfish 23-22 after the first quarter.
The Catfish fought back in the next period, pouring in 29 points to lead 52-40 at the half.
In the third quarter, the Wings struggled to get buckets, scoring only 16 points to trail to the Catfish 56-78 entering the final stanza.
Coach Kevin Yurkus of the Catfish used many young players in the fourth quarter. Taking this chance, the Wings controlled the game. However, they couldn’t make a comeback and lost 74-100.
DeAngelo Hamilton of the Catfish was the MVP of the game with 24 points.
The Wings will next meet Saigon Heat at CIS Arena in HCM City on June 9. — VNS