Wednesday, October 15, 2003

SBL starts warm-ups on Nov. 13

Super basketball League, which aims to bring back top-level competition like old days, released its warm-up games schedule Monday. A total of seven warm-ups will be played.

The inaugural SBL season will tip-off on November 21 with Yulon vs. BCC Mars in the opening game. The 20-week season, which will not allow the hiring of import players, will see each team playing 24 games, facing every other teams four times. All games are scheduled on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The regular season will run from Nov. 21 to April 11, 2004 and followed by the playoffs. The top four teams will advance to the playoffs with No.1 vs. No.4 and No.2 vs. No.3 in the best-of-three first round games. Winners meet in the best-of-five finals.

CTBA also confirmed the transfer of Wu Dai-hao from Dacin Construction to Jutai Technology.

*Warm-ups schedule
Nov. 13 – BCC Mars vs. SINA
Nov. 14 – Taiwan Beer vs. Dacin, Bank of Taiwan vs. BCC Mars
Nov. 15 – Jutai Tech vs. Bank of Taiwan, SINA vs. Yulon
Nov. 16 – Dacin vs. Jutai Tech, Yulon vs. Taiwan Beer