Jan 15, 2014

Ex-Gator Moss powers Nara past Saitama

Big man Adrian Moss delivered a gutsy 20-point, 21-rebound performance to lead the Bambitious Nara to a 70-60 series-opening victory over the Saitama Broncos on Wednesday night. The 204-cm Moss, who starred on the 2006 NCAA Division I champion University of Florida Gators, led ...

Jan 14, 2014

Golden Kings roll past Five Arrows at home

The Ryukyu Golden Kings have a superb home-court advantage in Okinawa. The team’s rabid, rowdy fans always make that possible, and are among the bj-league’s team attendance leaders season after season. A quality team to watch provides that motivation, too. Ryukyu rolled to its ...

Jan 13, 2014

Iwate showcases depth, talent in triumph over Tokyo

The Iwate Big Bulls know there’s only one way to climb above the Toyama Grouses and Akita Northern Happinets in the Eastern Conference standings. It won’t take trickery. What it will take is wins — lots of them. The Big Bulls have hit their ...

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 ...