Monday, January 14, 2013

Basketball medal dream in SEA Games 2013

Source: Nguoi Lao Dong

Saigon Heat Basketball Club enters the professional basketball league in Southeast Asia (ABL) in 2013 with the military match against Westports Malaysia Dragons at the Tan Binh Competitions - Ho Chi Minh City.

The second season of participation in ABL groomed the Saigon Heat. Only two Vietnamese threw hand played last season, Huangshan Li and Zhao Han Minh are retained. The team added three experienced local athletes who are Ngo Tuan (1.75 m), Quang Trung (1.8 m) and Overseas Vietnamese players Larry Tieu (1.91 m). Seamless foreign soldiers of the Saigon Heat this year includes 3 American athletes Phillip Morrison (1.8 m), David Palmer (2.1 m), Dior Lowhorn (2.01 m) and two from the Philippines - Jai Reyes (1.75 m) and Karl Dehesa (1.88 m).
However, the goal of Saigon Heat not only reached ABL 2013, but also a larger plan to bring basketball Vietnam can dispute among the medals at the 2013 SEA Games, which took place at the end of in Myanmar. Vietnam is one of countries with the largest amount of basketball players in Southeast Asia, but still lack the professional nature playground.
According to the CEO club Saigon Heat, Connor Nguyen, the club will host a tournament that brings professional basketball clubs in Vietnam in order to get the friction for the players and help the team opportunity to recruit the powerful internal soldiers from the tournament. In addition, the tournament brought the movement as three basketball club will be held in parallel to speed up the movement in basketball standards. According to Conner Nguyen, club is ready to contribute with coach and quality signage soldiers for the Vietnam team, in addition to sponsoring the team at SEA Games 2013.
Last year, they achieved 1 win and 1 loss at the first season of Saigon Heat against Westports Malaysia Dragons . Westports Malaysia Dragons is one of 4 best teams in Southeast Asia. This year, the Sai Gon Heat will start all 20 games which will start from January to mid-May 5-2013.

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