Jan 12, 2014

Akita dominance continues at home

The Akita Northern Happinets’ high-octane offense clicked on Sunday. Richard Roby poured in a game-high 25 points on 10-for-16 shooting, Yuki Togashi added 23 points and five assists and Chas McFarland supplied 13 points while going 5-for-5 from the field. The result? Akita defeated ...

Jan 11, 2014

Broncos halt losing streak at 19

Led by John “Helicopter” Humphrey’s game-high 37 points, the Saitama Broncos snapped a 19-game losing streak by beating the visiting Gunma Crane Thunders 93-61 on Saturday. Saitama (3-21) hadn’t won a bj-league game since Oct.19. The Takamatsu Five Arrows’ single-season record of 25 losses ...

Jan 10, 2014

Fukuoka sweeps lowly Shimane

Reggie Warren scored a game-high 23 points and added 12 rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocked to lead the Rizing Fukuoka to a 91-82 victory and a series sweep over the visiting Shimane Susanoo Magic on Friday night. The Rizing (11-15) trailed ...

Jan 5, 2014

Shimizu leads HeatDevils past Hannaryz

Taishiro Shimizu owns a well-recognized name wherever he travels around the bj-league. After all, the popular guard has played in the upstart circuit since its inception in 2005. After productive stints with the Saitama Broncos (2005-10) and his hometown Miyazaki Shining Suns (2010-12), one ...

Warren ignites Fukuoka in triumph over Toyama

Jan 4, 2014

Warren ignites Fukuoka in triumph over Toyama

Reggie Warren, one of the elite forwards in bj-league history, delivered a gutsy performance in the Rizing Fukuoka’s first game of 2014. The University of West Florida product finished with 19 points, 19 rebounds and three assists in the Rizing’s 80-77 triumph over the ...

Jan 3, 2014

Ryukyu hands Saitama 19th consecutive defeat

The Ryukyu Golden Kings outscored the Saitama Broncos by 14 points in the first 10 minutes of Friday afternoon’s bj-league game. That set the tone for what followed, and they were never seriously threatened the rest of the way. Ryukyu blasted the Broncos, winning ...

Jan 2, 2014

Big Bulls open 2014 by dominating Magic

The Iwate Big Bulls ushered in the new year with a thorough throttling of the host Shimane Susanoo Magic, winning 86-71 on Thursday afternoon. Iwate took a 27-10 advantage into the second quarter and held a comfortable lead during the remainder of the game, ...

Dec 31, 2013

Five Arrows end 2013 on high note

The Takamatsu Five Arrows closed out 2013 with a positive finish: a 63-50 New Year’s Eve triumph over the Niigata Albirex BB. The Five Arrows outscored the visitors 19-3 in the second quarter to take a 28-15 advantage into halftime in Zentsuji, Kagawa Prefecture. ...