Manila, Jan. 10 -- Alab Pilipinas' unbeaten streak at the start of the ASEAN Basketball League season came to an end on Wednesday night after Malaysia Dragons hacked out a nail biting 72-71 home win at the MABA Stadium in Kuala Lumpur.

Jonathan Wong won it for the Dragons as he scored on a layup with 18 seconds remaining to give the Macau Black Bears, which earlier edged the Formosa Dreamers at home, 116-110, some sort of a favor as far as the leaderboard is concerned.

Both teams engaged in a seesaw battle for most of the fourth quarter, but Wong stopped the sequence with a layup against the defense of Caelan Tiongson.

Alab had a chance to steal the win on the road as Ethan Alvano found Tiongson open inside, but his pass was just too str...