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Round 3 (Regular Season)

Alab Pilipin 95% Dec.11 Kaohsiung
Saigon H. Dec.10 Hong Kong E 98%
Sammy Monroe joins KL Dragons, ex Halc.Xalapa - Feb 16, 2013


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Westsports KL Dragons (ASEAN) added to their roster 28-year old American forward Sammy Monroe (198-85, college: Newberry, agency: Prossin Sports Management). He supposed to play at Halc.Xalapa in Mexican LNBP. In 13 games this season he had 10.2ppg, 3.1rpg and 1.6apg. The last season Monroe played at Tenerife Baloncesto (LEB Silver, starting five) in Spanish league. In 24 games last year he was second best scorer with impressive 16.5ppg and averaged 7.7rpg, 2.0apg and 1.3spg. A very spectacular season in his career as he was named to Eurobasket.com Spanish LEB Silver All-Imports Team and Honorable Mention.
The previous (10-11) season he played at Rochester RazorSharks in U.S. semi-pro league PBL. In 17 games that season he recorded 13.8ppg, 4.6rpg, 2.3apg and 1.2spg. Monroe also played at Potros (LNBP) in Mexico earlier that season. In 24 games that year he recorded very impressive stats: 15.7ppg, 4.8rpg, 2.8apg and 1.4spg. The other team he played shortly was Malvin (LUB) in Uruguayan league. In 5 games he recorded also great stats: 15.8ppg, 3.2rpg, 4.2apg, 3.2spg and 1.0bpg.
In 2007 Monroe was drafted by Sioux Falls Skyforce (D-League) in ninth round (118th overall).
The former Newberry College (NCAA Div.II) staris in his sixth season in pro basketball.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as Monroe won PBL championship title in 2008, 2009 and 2011.
He has played previously professionally in Philippines (Barako Bull) and D-League (Austin Toros).
Monroe is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top summer league for players who want to play basketball overseas.
On Monroe: A big guard with skills who can also play the small forward position. He is a smooth and gifted scorer who creates well off the dribble and can knock down the perimeter shot. He has experience playing in Mexico and was one of the top scorers in the Philippines in 2010. During the ESL he showed his athleticism and he creative skills as a scorer either getting to the basket or knocking down jump shots.

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ASEAN League round 2 best performance: Justin Howard - 3 days ago

American Center Justin Howard (208-C-81) put on an amazing game in the last round for top-ranked Singapore S., receiving a Asia-basket.com Player of the Week award for round 2. The 35-year old player had a double-double of 28 points and 25 rebounds, while his team crushed, the league's bottom-ranked team Saigon H. (#5, 0-1) with 25-point margin 90-65. It allowed Singapore S. to take over top position in the ASEAN League. The season is still on an early stage, but Singapore S. already had...   [read more]

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Round 2: Saigon Heat lose to Singapore Slingers - 4 days ago

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Howard's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 8 days ago

35-year old center Justin Howard (208-C-81) had an amazing evening in the last round for league's best team Singapore S. and receives a Asia-basket.com Player of the Week award for round 1. He had a double-double of 22 points and 20 rebounds, while his team beat Alab Pilipinas (#5, 0-1) 71-66. It allowed Singapore S. to consolidate first place in the ASEAN League. But it's just the very beginning of the season and Singapore S. won both games without losing any. It's too early to say anyth...   [read more]


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ASEAN League Standings
 1 Hong Kong ELL 3-0 
 2 Singapore S. 3-1 
 3 Alab Pilipinas 1-1 
 4 KL Dragons 0-1 
 5 Saigon H. 0-1 
 6 Kaohsiung 0-3 
Full Standings
Points Per Game
 Justin HOWARD
  
  (208-C-81)
  Avg: 27.8
 1. Howard, Singapor.27.8 
 2. Elliott, Hong K.26.3 
 3. Parks, Alab Pilipi.24.5 
 4. Hsu, Kaohsiung21.0 
 5. Oliver, Kaohsiung20.0 
 6. Hall, Kaohsiung18.7 
 7. Sullivan, Hong K.17.0 
 8. Alexander, Singapo.16.3 
 9. Wei, Singapore S.14.5 
 10. Wong, Singapore S.14.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Justin HOWARD
  
  (208-C-81)
  Avg: 19.8
 1. Howard, Singapor.19.8 
 2. Hall, Kaohsiung19.0 
 3. Alexander, Singapo.12.3 
 4. Lee, Alab Pilipinas11.5 
 5. Oliver, Kaohsiung10.7 
 6. Sullivan, Hong K.9.3 
 7. Lamb, Hong K.7.7 
 8. Parks, Alab Pilipi.7.0 
 9. Wei, Singapore S.6.3 
 10. Elliott, Hong K.6.0 
Assists Per Game
 Marcus ELLIOTT
  
  (191-G-84)
  Avg: 5.7
 1. Elliott, Hong K.5.7 
 2. Parks, Alab Pilipi.4.0 
 3. Wong, Singapore S.3.8 
 4. Lamb, Hong K.3.7 
 5. Alexander, Singapo.3.3 
 6. Hall, Kaohsiung3.3 
 7. Howard, Singapor.3.3 
 8. Oliver, Kaohsiung3.0 
 9. Guinchard, Hong K.2.7 
 10. Wei, Singapore S.2.5 
Steals Per Game
 Tyler LAMB
  
  (196-G-91)
  Avg: 3
 1. Lamb, Hong K.3.0 
 2. Alexander, Singapo.2.5 
 3. Chan, Hong K.2.3 
 4. Sullivan, Hong K.2.0 
 5. Elliott, Hong K.1.7 
 6. Guinchard, Hong K.1.7 
 7. Wong, Singapore S.1.5 
 8. Parks, Alab Pilipi.1.5 
 9. Austria, Singapor.1.0 
 10. Lee, Kaohsiung1.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Bobby Ray PARKS
  
  (193-G-93)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Parks, Alab Pilipi.2.5 
 2. Howard, Singapor.2.3 
 3. Lee, Alab Pilipinas1.5 
 4. Sullivan, Hong K.1.3 
 5. Hall, Kaohsiung1.3 
 6. Alexander, Singapo.1.3 
 7. Hao, Kaohsiung0.7 
 8. Oliver, Kaohsiung0.7 
 9. Chung, Hong K.0.5 
 10. Domingo, Alab P.0.5 
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