Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times

2017 SEABA Championship

IBL cagers power Indonesia in SEABA


Perennial contenders Indonesia will be fielding in a 12-man lineup comprised of cagers from the Indonesian Basketball League, as they go to war in the 2017 SEABA Championship for Men, happening in Manila from May 12 to 18.

CLS Knights Surabaya’s 38-year-old Indonesian-American Mario Wuysang — considered Indonesia’s best point guard — will spearhead the Indons’ attack in the regional tourney as they try to win their nation’s first gold medal since 1996.

Joining Wuysang are the 2014 and 2015 league MVPs Ponsianus Nyoman Indrawan and Adhi Putra from newly-crowned IBL champions Pelita Jaya Energi Mega Persada; and Indo-American Arki Wisnu, Christian Sitepu, Hardianus Lakudu, and Kevin Sitorus from runners-up Satria Muda Pertamina.

Also representing Indonesia are Sandy Febriansyakh, a teammate of Wuysang on the CLS Knights; Diftha Pratama from Garuda Bandung; and Andakara Prastawa Dhyaksa and Abraham Grahita from W88.News Aspac Jakarta.

Naturalized import Jamarr Johnson will reinforce Indonesia in the Southeast Asian tourney. The 6-foot-5 forward out of New Jersey last played for the Knights back in 2016, where he helped his team win the championship. He also won Rookie of the Year and MVP honors that same year.

CLS Knights head coach Wahyu Widayat Jati, he himself a former player in the Indonesia league, will call the shots for the Indons. They will raise the curtains of the seniors’ division cagefest on May 12, Friday, 3:00 PM against Singapore.

#ReadMore  Wisnu, Johnson cleared to play for Indonesia
Written By

Oftentimes on the sidelines. Forever a student of the game. Morayta-bred.


You May Also Like

2021 FIBA Asia Cup

One of the three hosts of the 2023 FIBA World Cup will not be able to field a team in the global meet. Indonesia’s...

2021 FIBA Asia Cup

A day before their crucial 2022 FIBA Asia Cup campaign commences, TIMNAS suffered a tough blow. Indonesia national team program director Rajko Toroman resigned...

2021 FIBA Asia Cup

JAKARTA — Virtually the same squad that shocked Hanoi a couple of months ago will represent Indonesia in the upcoming FIBA Asia Cup 2022...

3x3 Basketball

Almond Vosotros torched Indonesia, carrying Gilas Pilipinas Men to the main draw of the 2022 FIBA 3×3 Asia Cup after a 21-15 (5:58) victory,...

Basketball

Gilas Women’s Under-16 squad zoomed in the second half, burning Indonesia with a dominant 104-68 win to open their 2022 FIBA Women’s Under-16 Asian...

2021 SEA Games

The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas’ official Instagram account was compromised moments after Gilas Pilipinas’ loss to Indonesia in the 31st Southeast Asian Games last...

2021 SEA Games

Rajko Toroman isn’t changing the way he looks at Gilas even after the same program he helped build failed to extend the Philippines’ dominion...

2021 SEA Games

A reign deemed to be impenetrable has just collapsed. The Philippines’ dominion over Southeast Asian men’s basketball came to a shocking end as Indonesia...

Advertisement