Reigning champion the Saigon Heat faced the Hanoi Buffaloes in the final game of the VBA 2022.

The Hanoi Buffaloes players (in black) attempt to block the attack of a Saigon Heat player. Photo: VBA

The Hanoi Buffaloes players (in black) attempt to block the attack of a Saigon Heat player. Photo: VBA

Both teams were neck and neck in the first half of the match, before the Saigon Heat took the lead with multiple three-pointers.

Nguyen Huynh Phu Vinh, who is 2.03 meters tall, stole the spotlight with his four successful three-pointers.

The Buffaloes players were unable to counter the unstoppable attacks from Vinh as well as other star players of the Saigon Heat, allowing the latter to win the VBA for the third consecutive year.

Nguyen Huynh Phu Vinh celebrates the victory with his teammate Alonzo Starford. Photo: VBA

Nguyen Huynh Phu Vinh celebrates the victory with his teammate Alonzo Starford. Photo: VBA

Phu Vinh achieved his highest score in a match with 20 points and four long shots.

Right after the triumph of the Saigon Heat, Vinh proposed to his girlfriend.

The player said he had scored the most important point of his life when his girlfriend said yes.

Nguyen Huynh Phu Vinh proposes to his girlfriend after winning the VBA 2022. Photo: VBA

Nguyen Huynh Phu Vinh proposes to his girlfriend after winning the VBA 2022. Photo: VBA

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