The Singapore national team is the national basketball team of Singapore. It is managed by the Basketball Association of Singapore (BAS), formerly the Singapore Amateur Basketball Association (SABA).
On 5 June 2009, a "quiet revolution" took place in Singapore national men's basketball team. The team previously representing Singapore was replaced by young talents of the likes of Wei Jian Hong, Steven Khoo, Desmond Oh and Wei Long Wong, with the only 2 exceptions of senior players Pathman Matialakan and Michael Wong. Most of the national team players now play for the Singapore Slingers, the island's only professional basketball club.
The Singapore Men's National team leaves for the 2011 SEA Games having had the best preparation for a major tournament in the past 5 years. On 30 September to 1 October 2011, represented by most of the national team players, the Singapore Slingers was invited for the inaugural Cable Beach Invitational at Broome, Australia, where they played the Perth Wildcats and the Indonesian National Team. On 5 October 2011, the National team proceeded to play the Perth Redbacks of the Australian SBL. From 25–31 October 2011, the team competed in the 4th China-Asean Invitational Tournament, of which they finished 3rd overall in the competition.
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