Aug 22, 2014

Evessa sign forwards Hamilton, Tarver

Veteran forward Gary Hamilton, an accomplished rebounder and frontcourt leader for the Shiga Lakestars and Rizing Fukuoka in past bj-league seasons, is returning to Japan. The University of Miami (Florida) product has finalized a deal to play for the Osaka Evessa this season, the ...

Wakayama negotiating to bring back Pavlicevic

Aug 15, 2014

Wakayama negotiating to bring back Pavlicevic

After a complete organizational shake-up that included a planned switch to a new coach, veteran bench boss Zeljko Pavlicevic is in discussions with Wakayama Trians ownership to return to lead the team for the 2014-15 season, The Japan Times has learned. The cash-strapped Trians, ...

Aug 10, 2014

Japan falls to 0-2 in William Jones Cup

The Japan men’s national basketball team dropped its first two games at the 36th annual William Jones Cup tournament in Taipei over the weekend. On Sunday, Iran put on a rebounding clinic (65-22 edge) and defeated Japan 79-72 in overtime. NBA hopeful Yuki Togashi ...

Legacy of 1984 Olympics still growing strong

| Aug 9, 2014

Legacy of 1984 Olympics still growing strong

What will be the legacy of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics? There won’t be a simple, one-size-fits-all answer, and those answers will depend, of course, on who you ask. New buildings will transform areas of Tokyo, new sporting stars will emerge and others will ...

Jul 25, 2014

Veteran guard Murry joins Hamamatsu

Nile Murry, a dependable backcourt leader for four bj-league franchises, has joined his fifth club in the fledgling circuit. The Hamamatsu Higashimikawa Phoenix on Thursday announced Murry had finalized a contract with the club for the 2014-15 season. The 193-cm Murry spent the past ...