The Straits Cup is an annual event between traditional rivals Singapore & Malaysia. The inaugural season of the Straits Cup was the 2015-16 ABL season with the Slingers claiming the trophy the past 2 seasons.
Two games are schedule over one weekend each season with the games not only counting as ABL regular season wins or losses but with the additional bragging rights incentive of a Cup to the team that wins the 2 games mini series.
This season the Straits Cup mini series will be played with the 1st leg in KL on Friday 22nd Feb and the 2nd leg at OCBC Arena in Singapore on Sunday 24th Feb. The Straits Cup trophy is presented on court straight after the second game to the winner of the 2 game series.
The Slingers home game on the 24th Feb will also see the Slingers wearing an alternate playing uniform colour and design, this game is designated as the Slingers annual charity fundraiser for the SportCares program with the players one off game Jerseys being auctioned off with all proceeds from the jersey auction going to SportCares.