Saigon 31st October 2015:
The Singapore Slingers bounced back from a close lose against defending ABL champions HiTech on Tuesday in Thailand with a start to finish win in Saigon against the Saigon Heat 86-74.
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.