NLEX-SCTEX will face the defending champion Shanghai Sharks in Day 2 of the 2017 Merlion Cup.
The Philippines representative, led by amateur stalwart Jason Perkins, lost in their first game against Jeonju KCC Egis, 99-79. Perkins, one of the top draft prospects this coming PBA Draft, finished with 25 points on 9-of-15 shooting to go along with nine rebounds.
Shanghai Sharks, who defeated Mighty Sports-Philippines last year to win the title, opened their campaign with a win over Indonesia's Satria Muda Pertamina, 81-69.
Here's the viewing details for NLEX-SCTEX vs. Shanghai Sharks (China) in the 2017 Merlion Cup.
- Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017
- Start Time: 8:30 PM (Philippine Standard Time)
- Venue: OCBC Arena, Singapore Sports Hub
- Statistics: MerlionCup.BAS.org.sg
- Live Stream: Sport Singapore's YouTube channel
Source: Basketball Association of Singapore, Sport Singapore