Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times
Photo by Taichung Wagor Suns


Heading has sensational T1 debut but Taichung falls to TaiwanBeer

Jordan Heading finally made his debut for Taichung Wagor.

However, his efforts were not enough as the Suns fell to the TaiwanBeer HeroBears, 111-117, in their 2021-22 T1 League debut, Saturday at Tianmu Stadium.

Heading, who had a controversial path to Taichuang, fired 26 points built on five triples to go along with eight rebounds and six assists. The former Alab Pilipinas guard arrived in Taiwan a couple of weeks ago.

2021-22-T1-Season-TaiwanBeer-vs-Taichung-Jordan-Heading Heading has sensational T1 debut but Taichung falls to TaiwanBeer Basketball News  - philippine sports news

Photo by Taichuang Wagor

Down 83-94 with 8:56 left, spearheaded the Suns’ rally, scoring eight points to bring life to the Suns.

Ding Shengru pulled Taichung within four, 99-103, with 2:23 left but Jiang Luoan was able to get it back.

Jiang kept firing late to fend off Taichung and raise TaiwanBeer’s slate to 2-1.

Diamond Stone had another monster scoring performance, scoring 47 points with 12 rebounds.

Tony Mitchell got a triple-double with 24 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists while Jiang added 20 points as he went 9-of-9 from the stripe.

Sani Sakakini led Taichung with 40 points and 16 rebounds while Chen Jinghuan added 20 points. Ding Shengru finished with 16 points as well.

Alonzo Gee and Donte Greene are still clearing quarantine for the Suns.

Heading and Taichuang will next face Jason Brickman and Kaohsiung on December 19.

#ReadMore  Tim Cone confident LA Tenorio will play on opening day
Written By

You May Also Like


After two years, Jordan Heading has returned to Taiwan. This time around, the 6-foot-2 sharpshooter is representing the Philippines, playing for Strong Group-Pilipinas in...


Strong Group-Pilipinas took care of business before facing the home teams. Strong Group romped past Japan’s Under-22 national team, securing a 92-79 victory to...


Chris McCullough led the way as Strong Group secured another dominant win in the 43rd William Jones Cup, defeating Future Sports USA, 112-90, on...


Facing their toughest game so far in the 43rd William Jones Cup, Strong Group leaned on Chris McCullough and Kiefer Ravena in the clutch....


Jordan Heading and Caelan Tiongson are the first to commit to Strong Group for its campaign in the 43rd William Jones Cup. This year’s...


Jack Animam, the 6-foot-4 center hailing from Bulacan, continues to pursue her dreams with unwavering determination. Fresh from her recent campaign with Wuhan in...


Strong Group proved its worth, but destiny sided with Al Riyadi. Ismail Abdelmoneim drained the championship-winning, buzzer-beating trey, preventing Strong Group from becoming the...


Strong Group took care of business on Saturday morning (Manila time), thrashing Beirut anew with a 94-72 victory in the semifinals of the 33rd...