Basketball: Singapore Slingers to honour player contracts despite ABL season timeout

Singapore Slingers forward Delvin Goh (right) tries to get past Kuala Lumpur Dragons' Simeon Lepichev in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Feb 16, 2020. PHOTO: ASEAN BASKETBALL LEAGUE
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SINGAPORE - The indefinite suspension of the Asean Basketball League (ABL) due to the Covid-19 disease has thrown the season into disarray and cost the Singapore Slingers a five-figure sum in revenue, but the cagers are assured of their pay cheques as the team will honour all player contracts.

Last Friday (March 13), the ABL season came to a halt after the World Health Organisation declared the coronavirus situation as a global pandemic.

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