Patrick Ip scored a game-high 13 points and lifted H.F.C. to win 39-29 in the team’s season debut against SAMURAI.
There were only three games (recorded) in SBA history with a bigger-than-10-point comeback, SAMURAI were in all three of them.
The only original teams other than Tigers still playing regularly in SBA, SAMURAI still failed to win a title after two straight losses and is the 1st runner-up in Flag 2013.
Photons beat SAMURAI a second time in one week and become the winner of Southorn Basketball Flag 2013.
SAMURAI comeback from a 7-point 4th period deficit and beat Ryders in overtime to advance to Southorn Basketball Flag Final.
Four games finished on April 7 as the play-off picture is getting clearer.
Eric Leung (SAM #6) did not score 17 points or make five treys again, but his running layup put SAMURAI up by two points late in the 4th period, a lead he and teammates sustained and beat Explorers 33-29 in the second game of the Original Four series.
[ O4 Day 1 Game 2] SAMURAI collapsed in regulation, M.I.B. win overtime game.
Avengers shook off from the loss on Day 1 and handled the again short-handed Ryders with a 58-29 victory at Harbour Road Sports Centre.
The third Southorn Basketball Flag started on July 22 at Shek Tong Tsui Sports Centre and the second episode for Matrices begins.