KUALA LUMPUR – The Dragons won our last home game of January (13th) by 6 points against the Wolf Warriors from Macau, 89-83.

Initially taking control of the first 3 quarters of the game with ease, the Macau team manage a dramatic comeback in the final quarter by shutting down our home team’s 17-point lead down to none (74-74).

This comeback was made possible by Warriors’ Chen Cai who scored 2 three-pointers in a row at the start of the fourth quarter.

His 6-point run was quickly replied by player of the game Chris Eversley with a 3-point jump shot that was crucial as Dragons had not put a ball in the hoop for the past three minutes.

With the ball rolling, the Malaysian team manage to put on good defensive maneuvers to stop the oppositions offensive plays and to make good of our transitions till the buzzer.

This game was a true team effort by the Dragonforce with 5 players hitting double digit points:

Eversley’s double-double had him at 23 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals, Winston Shepard ended with 21 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 steal, followed by Loh Shee Fai’s 14 points, then Egwu’s 13 and Jonathan Wong’s 10 points.

Chen Cai who made our home crowd nervous in the final quarter scored 34 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists and a single steal which contributed a chunk of the Warriors total tally.

With this successful defend of our home grounds, the Westports Malaysia Dragons are now 4-3, standing in the 6th place of the league right now, just after Hong Kong Eastern Long Lions 7-6 win-loss rate and just before Singapore Slingers’ 7 wins, 5 losses.

Next game for our home team will be in two days, Wednesday 16th January (7:30PM local time) against Mono Vampires of Thailand who are currently in 9th seed with 2 wins 8 loss.