KL Dragons beaten for the second time


KUALA LUMPUR: Wesports KL Dragons fell to their second consecutive defeat in the AirAsia Asean Basketball League (ABL) when they lost to Satria Muda BritAma of Indonesia 68-77 at the MABA Stadium on Sunday.

The Malaysian side, who lost their opening match against Chang Thailand Slammers (74-79) in Bangkok last week, will play their next match against Singapore Slingers at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Oct 17.

Dragons’ coach Goh Cheng Huat said that the players had learned valuable lessons from the two defeats and he was optimistic the team would improve in their coming fixtures.

Defending champions Philippine Patriots and newcomers Slammers are going great guns, leading the six-team league standings with each having recorded two straight wins.

The Patriots defeated Brunei Barracudas (71-62) and Slingers (62-59). The Slammers, besides their win over Dragons, also downed Barracudas (76-59).

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