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Round 7 (Regular Season)

KL Dragons Jan.25 Kaohsiung 85%
Hong Kong E Jan.22 Alab Pilipin 51%
KL Dragons 60% Jan.20 Saigon H.
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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Marcus
Elliott
Marcus Elliott claims ASEAN League weekly honour - 3 hours ago
Experienced American Marcus Elliott (191-G-84) had an amazing evening in the last round for Hong Kong ELL and that's him to receive a Asia-basket.com Player of the Week award for round 6. The 32-year old guard had a double-double of 31 points and ten rebounds, while his team crushed KL Dragons (#5, 1-5) with 17-point margin 87-70. Thanks to this victory Hong Kong ELL moved-up to the 4th position in ASEAN League. They would have been even better if they did not have these two lost games ea...   [read more]

Joshua
Munzon
Round 6: Kaohsiung loses to Saigon Heat - 19 hours ago
There were many interesting games last round. The round ended with defeat of the leader and favorites losing the games. Taiwanese Kaohsiung recorded the loss on the court of sixth ranked Vietnamese Saigon Heat on Saturday night. Visitors were defeated by Saigon Heat 99-85. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 10-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 99-85. The best player for the winners was American guard Joshua Munzon (193,...   [read more]

Justin
Howard
ASEAN League round 5 best performance: Justin Howard - 7 days ago
American Center Justin Howard (208-C-81) had a very impressive game in the last round for second-ranked Singapore S., receiving a Asia-basket.com Player of the Week award for round 5. The 35-year old player had a double-double of 26 points and 27 rebounds, while his team beat KL Dragons (#5, 1-3) 81-76. Singapore S. maintains the 2nd position in ASEAN League . They are still close to the very top. Singapore S. would have been even better if they kept winning the games like in the last rou...   [read more]


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ASEAN League Standings
 1 Singapore S. 8-2 
 2 Alab Pilipinas 5-2 
 3 Hong Kong ELL 5-2 
 4 Saigon H. 1-4 
 5 KL Dragons 1-5 
 6 Kaohsiung 1-6 
Full Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Marcus ELLIOTT
  Hong K.
  (191-G-84)
  Avg: 25.6
 1. Elliott, Hong K.25.6 
 2. Daniel, Saigon H.24.4 
 3. Howard, Singapor.23.1 
 4. Parks, Alab Pilipinas22.7 
 5. Oliver, Kaohsiung21.6 
 6. Hall, Kaohsiung21.0 
 7. Alexander, Singapor.18.8 
 8. Munzon, Saigon H.18.8 
 9. Melvin, KL Dragons18.5 
 10. Lamb, Hong K.17.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Justin HOWARD
  Singapor.
  (208-C-81)
  Avg: 18.6
 1. Howard, Singapor.18.6 
 2. Hall, Kaohsiung15.1 
 3. Spencer, KL Dragons15.0 
 4. Oliver, Kaohsiung11.0 
 5. Daniel, Saigon H.11.0 
 6. Alexander, Singapor.10.5 
 7. Melvin, KL Dragons10.3 
 8. Parks, Alab Pilipinas9.3 
 9. Sullivan, Hong K.8.0 
 10. Elliott, Hong K.6.6 
Assists Per Game
 Marcus ELLIOTT
  Hong K.
  (191-G-84)
  Avg: 5.6
 1. Elliott, Hong K.5.6 
 2. Goldstein, KL Dr.4.7 
 3. Alexander, Singapor.4.1 
 4. Lamb, Hong K.3.7 
 5. Wong, Singapore S.3.5 
 6. Parks, Alab Pilipinas3.4 
 7. Oliver, Kaohsiung3.1 
 8. Hall, Kaohsiung2.7 
 9. Munzon, Saigon H.2.6 
 10. Arnold, Saigon H.2.2 
Steals Per Game
 Joshua MUNZON
  Saigon H.
  (193-G-)
  Avg: 4.2
 1. Munzon, Saigon H.4.2 
 2. Lamb, Hong K.3.3 
 3. Alexander, Singapor.2.6 
 4. Goldstein, KL Dr.2.3 
 5. Elliott, Hong K.1.9 
 6. Chan, Hong K.1.4 
 7. Oliver, Kaohsiung1.4 
 8. Wei, Singapore S.1.3 
 9. Sullivan, Hong K.1.3 
 10. Wong, Singapore S.1.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Justin HOWARD
  Singapor.
  (208-C-81)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Howard, Singapor.2.2 
 2. Spencer, KL Dragons1.5 
 3. Sullivan, Hong K.1.0 
 4. Lamb, Hong K.1.0 
 5. Parks, Alab Pilipinas0.9 
 6. Daniel, Saigon H.0.8 
 7. Alexander, Singapor.0.7 
 8. Hall, Kaohsiung0.7 
 9. Melvin, KL Dragons0.7 
 10. Domingo, Alab P.0.6 
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