Team Singapore

Male cagers into last four

A fabulous start was just the tonic Singapore's basketballers needed at the OCBC Arena last night as they eventually ran out 65-58 winners over Thailand.

A sparkling performance by Desmond Oh, who scored 16 points, helped the Republic's men's team continue their perfect record of four wins in four games but, more importantly, avoid a semi-final meeting with hot favourites Philippines.

Earlier, the Philippines had walloped Timor-Leste 126-21 in the other group to remind everyone that they are the team to beat in 
the tournament.

Singapore will take on Indonesia 
in tomorrow's semi-finals, while 
the Philippines must wait until 
the completion of the remaining 
Pool B matches to find out who 
they play.

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