Apr 12, 2014

Golden Kings take down Phoenix

The Ryukyu Golden Kings’ high-powered offense was rolling on all cylinders on Saturday night. There was Draelon Burns scoring a game-high 30 points, teammate Naoto Kosuge draining 5 of 10 3-pointers and Narito Namizato dishing out seven assists. The result? The Golden Kings beat ...

Apr 11, 2014

Takamatsu edges Osaka in series opener

While playing in their 47th regular-season game on Friday night in Moriguchi, Osaka Prefecture, two bj-league teams shared several other similarities. Until the final second of the 40-minute game. In a game tied after both the first and second quarter, the Takamatsu Five Arrows ...

Apr 10, 2014

Kyoto big man Holm recognized for rebounding prowess

Kyoto Hannaryz center Chris Holm, one of the premier rebounders in bj-league history, had a two-game series to remember last weekend against the Takamatsu Five Arrows. Holm grabbed a whopping 29 rebounds along with 14 points in the series opener Saturday and hauled in ...

Kanto teams not providing much relief for fans

| Apr 9, 2014

Kanto teams not providing much relief for fans

Kanto-area teams have combined for a staggering record of 51 wins and 133 losses through Sunday. The Saitama Broncos (5-41), of course, have pushed the teams’ combined winning percentage to just 38.3. It’s also been a season of more disappointments than accomplishments for the ...

Apr 7, 2014

Crane Thunders sink B-Corsairs

Across-the-board production carried the Gunma Crane Thunders to a bounce-back 84-76 victory over the Yokohama B-Corsairs on Monday night in the bj-league. Carlos Dixon scored 24 points and provided eight rebounds, five assists and two steals for Gunma (13-33). Teammate Jermaine Green scored 15 ...

Apr 6, 2014

Iwate edges Akita again, extends win streak to six

The Iwate Big Bulls improved to 3-1 against the Akita Northern Happinets, winning back-to-back weekend games by three points apiece. On Sunday, Iwate handed the hosts an 81-78 defeat, stretching its winning streak to six games. The Big Bulls improved to 34-12. The Happinets ...