Basketball might not be played after all in 2009 SEA Games. The host country, Laos, does not have the adequate facilities for basketball. But football... they surely have. And this is true with the rest of the ASEAN countries. Speaks very well of the popularity of the game.
Signs of the times? So why dont you let your kids take up football this time?
Once again, basketball is in danger of being scratched from the 25th Southeast Asian Games in Laos next year... Read more @ http://www.philstar.com/index.php?Sports&p=49&type=2&sec=30&aid=20081111181
Laos organizers yesterday officially dropped basketball from the list of events in next year’s Southeast Asian Games, ignoring the frantic efforts of the RP delegation to have the game played and dealing a blow to the country’s medal campaign... Read more @ http://www.mb.com.ph/SPRT20081112140643.html