Dragons set to play in Philippines developmental league - and a new name to boot


The Westport Malaysia Dragons' players and officials with the new t-shirt after finishing as the top seeds for the Asean Basketball League (ABL) playoffs

PETALING JAYA: The Westports Malaysia Dragons are set to compete in the Philippines Basketball Association’s (PBA) Developmental League Foundation Cup.

The Dragons, who won their maiden Asean Basketball League (ABL) title in March, will go head-to-head with six other teams – Phoenix Petroleum Accelerators (Far Eastern University), Cafe France Bakers (Centro Escolar University), Racal Tile Masters, Tanduay Light Rhum Masters, AMA University Titans and the Mindanao Aguilas – in the D-League, which starts on June 2.

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