The Singapore Slingers opened their 2015-16 ABL season with a hard fought loss to the defending ABL champions HiTech Bangkok City in Bangkok 83-74. The Slingers started fast racing to an early 8-0 lead, HiTech steady and went on a 9-0 run of their own, the first quarter went back and forth with neither team able to grab control. The quarter end deadlocked at 18-18.
Coach Neo Beng Siang has urged his new look Singapore Slingers team to play without fear ahead of the 2015-16 ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) season.
The new campaign tips-off on Tuesday night in Thailand with the Slingers set to clash with defending champions Hi-Tech Bangkok City – a huge test for the Singaporeans who will have four local rookies in the team as well as two new imports in their line-up.
The Singapore Slingers have finalised their roster for the 2015-16 ASEAN Basketball Season. With Larry Liew and Russel Low unavailable this season due to National Service duties and study pressure the Slingers have recruited some young and exciting local players for the 2015-16 season.