Saigon Heat wins 2nd consecutive win at ABL 2023
Immediately after the start of the match, NS Matrix Malaysia showed an extremely aggressive play and imposed the match against Saigon Heat. The representative of Vietnam, although constantly being led, still persisted in pursuing.
Before entering the break, Saigon Heat was led by the opponent from Malaysia with a score of 41-37.
Saigon Heat (red) leads before halftime
After the halftime break, foreigner Evan Gilyard shone brightly to help Saigon Heat come back and win against the opponent. In this match, Evan Gilyard alone scored 38 points, making a great contribution to helping the team from Vietnam win the final with the score 88-84 against NS Matrix Malaysia.
This is Saigon Heat’s second consecutive victory in the 2023 Southeast Asian basketball tournament. Previously, they defeated the Macau Black Bears with a score of 84-76.
Evan Gilyard (red) shines to 38 points to help Saigon Heat win back
Saigon Heat still has 2 more matches before the first leg of ABL 2023 closes. The representative of Vietnam will face Zamboanga Valientes (Philippines) and Loure Indonesia, respectively, on January 6 and 7.