The Terrific 12 is Asia League’s premier preseason tournament and is organized in collaboration with the Sports Bureau of Macao SAR Government.
The Terrific 12 will host 12 of Asia’s top teams: Shandong Hi-speed Golden Stars, Xinjiang Flying Tigers, Zhejiang Guangsha Lions and Guangzhou Long Lions from CBA (China), Chiba Jets, Ryukyu Golden Kings, Nagoya Diamond Dolphins from B.LEAGUE (Japan), Samsung Thunders and Mobis Phoebus from KBL (South Korea), Fubon Braves and Yulong Luxgen Dinos from SBL (Chinese Taipei) and PBA D League All Stars Ieco Green Warriors from the PBA (Philippines).
The teams will face-off in Macau to compete for The Terrific 12 championship. Teams will be boasting their most talented line-ups with foreign star power – two per team – to claim the title.
The Terrific 12 will be held at Macau’s Studio City Event Center from 18 -23 September.
The tournament programme will also include a concert during rest day, on 21 September.
In the Group Stage, clubs will be divided into four groups of three, each playing two games per group. The top team from each group will advance to the semi-finals in an elimination round. The top two teams will compete for The Terrific 12 championship, while the two eliminated teams will compete for third place.
Nagoya Diamond Dolphins 92
Seoul Samsung Thunders 105
Ryukyu Golden Kings 85
Guangzhou Long-Lions 76
Playing host to concerts, theatrical shows, sporting events, family shows, award ceremonies and more, Studio City Event Center is the next generation in versatile, innovative, premier live entertainment venues. The arena boasts state-of-the-art acoustics, the latest in stage technology, and a cutting edge satellite-broadcasting infrastructure for live international broadcasts. The venue has a capacity of up to 5,000 plush seats, allowing you to sit in ultimate comfort as you watch the excitement unfold on court.