Basketball: Slingers beat Hi-Tech Bangkok City in top-of-the-table ABL clash

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Slingers remained at the top of the Asean Basketball League after edging out fellow title contenders Hi-Tech Bangkok City 83-80 on Sunday.

Wu Qingde, with 19 points, was the hosts' top scorer at the OCBC Arena. He was ably supported by Xavier Alexander, who had 17 points.

Bangkok's Tyler Lamb had 30 points to emerge as the game's top scorer.

The Slingers will be hoping to stretch their winning streak to nine when they next take to the court on Jan 24. Then, they will meet Pilipinas MX3 Kings, whom they beat 63-57 in overtime on Jan 10.