Feb 5, 2014

Herb Brown to receive NABC Lifetime Achievement Award

Herb Brown, a longtime fixture in the NBA and global basketball, has been tabbed for special recognition by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. In April, Brown, who served as an adviser coach for Japan’s FIBA Asia Championship for Women’s title-winning team last fall, ...

Feb 2, 2014

Akita holds off Takamatsu for 11th consecutive victory

The Akita Northern Happinets edged the Takamatsu Five Arrows on Sunday, winning 77-75 to record a two-game series sweep on the road. The Northern Happinets (28-4) extended their winning streak to 11 games. They sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, fueled by a high-powered ...

Feb 1, 2014

Pomare, Iwate sail past Ryukyu in OT

Gyno Pomare delivered a splendid performance for the Iwate Big Bulls on Saturday evening. His team needed every ounce of energy he provided, every statistic in the box score, too. When it was over, Pomare had 33 points, 21 rebounds and two blocked shots ...

East tops West in All-Star Game

Jan 26, 2014

East tops West in All-Star Game

In a fast-paced game highlighted by slam dunks (19 in all) and rapid-fire 3-point shooting (the teams combined for 87), a stellar start and balanced scoring carried the Eastern Conference to a 98-91 triumph over the Western Conference at the 2013-14 All-Star Game on ...

Jan 24, 2014

Former NBA forward Andre Brown joins Sendai 89ers

Andre Brown’s professional basketball career can be best described as a global odyssey. The 32-year-old power forward’s latest stop brought him to Tohoku to play for the Sendai 89ers, who released James Hughes earlier this week to make room for Brown on the roster. ...