THE Saigon Heat handed Chong Son Kung Fu its first loss, 96-93, on Saturday in the Asean Basketball League at the CIS Arena in Ho Chi Minh City.
Maxie Esho scored 35 points and hauled 12 rebounds, Fil-American Mike Williams added 24 points, five rebounds, and seven assists, and the Heat upped their mark to 4-2.
The Heat have stopped erstwhile unbeaten teams for the second consecutive game after winning over the Christian Standhardinger-led Hong Kong Eastern earlier this week.
Moses Morgan converted the go-ahead basket, while Akeem Scott scored off a turnover in the final moments.
Fil-American Caelan Tiongson picked up 23 points and seven rebounds for Chong Son Kung Fu, which fell to 4-1.