Nov 15, 2014

Hamamatsu prevails against Kyoto; West race tightens up

The Hamamatsu Higashimikawa Phoenix have created a logjam at the top of the Western Conference on Saturday. By beating the visiting Kyoto Hannaryz 76-65, the Phoenix are now one of four West teams with two losses. But Kyoto (11-2) sits atop the conference due ...

Nov 10, 2014

Susanoo Magic fire coach Hanson

The Shimane Susanoo Magic ended their season-long losing streak on Sunday. But that wasn’t enough for head coach Reggie Hanson to retain his job. Hanson’s departure was announced after the game, and he became the first head coach in the 22-team bj-league to be ...

Nov 9, 2014

Susanoo Magic end drought with win over Firebonds

Rebuilding a team from scratch is never expected to be a simple task. There are countless examples that it takes hard work and patience to accomplish this, including in the NBA this season with team president Phil Jackson’s New York Knicks. In the bj-league, ...

Nov 8, 2014

Fukushima rallies for victory over Shimane

The Fukushima Firebonds overcame a 10-point halftime deficit and snapped an eight-game losing streak on Saturday against the visiting Shimane Susanoo Magic, winning 73-67. The Firebonds (2-9) outscored the Magic 29-17 in the third quarter to pull ahead 52-50 in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture. Guard ...

Nov 7, 2014

Hot-shooting Akita pounds struggling Fukuoka

Deshawn Stephens scored a team-high 24 points on 9-for-11 shooting and five teammates reached double figures as the Akita Northern Happinets rolled to a 116-86 road victory over the Rizing Fukuoka on Friday night. Akita (9-2 overall, 6-1 on the road) led 33-15 after ...

Nov 3, 2014

Happinets' team of sharpshooters sink B-Corsairs

The Akita Northern Happinets have assembled a roster that has an abundance of players capable of knocking down a 3-point dagger at any moment. The Yokohama B-Corsairs witnessed that aforementioned fact during 40 tough minutes on Sunday afternoon, getting repeatedly burned from the perimeter ...