ABL Finals 2019

Basketball: It's game on for Slingers

Basketball warriors in battle mode for Finals mission against CLS Knights to avenge two previous losses and clinch maiden championship

He makes crucial baskets, grabs rebounds at both ends, and unselfishly dishes out assists.

A perennial triple-double threat in the past four seasons, Xavier Alexander is Captain America, the de facto commander on the court for the Singapore Slingers, who are aiming to be the Avengers of their Asean Basketball League (ABL) Finals losses in 2016 and 2017.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 03, 2019, with the headline 'It's game on for Slingers'. Print Edition | Subscribe