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Hot-shooting Jets soar past Levanga

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The Chiba Jets shot 90.9 percent from the field in an entertaining first quarter. The Jets couldn’t maintain that remarkable rate for a full 40 minutes on Sunday against the Levanga Hokkaido, but their high-powered offense clicked for most of the game. Chiba defeated Hokkaido 101-90 before a lively packed ...

Hot-shooting SeaHorses sail past Brave Thunders

/ Mar 17, 2017

Hot-shooting SeaHorses sail past Brave Thunders

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In a series-opening showdown of top B. League teams on Friday night, the SeaHorses Mikawa pounded the host Kawasaki Brave Thunders, winning 92-65 at Todoroki Arena. West Division-leading Mikawa (34-10) took a 53-35 lead into the locker room at halftime. The SeaHorses shot 58.7 ...

Brave Thunders hold off Hannaryz

/ Mar 10, 2017

Brave Thunders hold off Hannaryz

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Nick Fazekas finished with a double-double and balanced scoring helped lead the Kawasaki Brave Thunders to an 83-80 triumph over the Kyoto Hannaryz on Friday night. Fazekas scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds — game-high totals in both categories — at Todoroki Arena. ...

/ Mar 10, 2017

Stephens joins D-League's Los Angeles D-Fenders

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High-rising forward Deshawn Stephens has left the B. League’s Akita Northern Happinets and joined the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League, it was announced on Thursday. The 206-cm Stephens, who wrapped up his collegiate career at San Diego State, appeared in 41 ...

Brex shut down Alvark in fourth quarter

/ Mar 5, 2017

Brex shut down Alvark in fourth quarter

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Sunday night’s marquee matchup between the Alvark Tokyo and Tochigi Brex provided a glimpse of what to expect during the playoffs to close out the B. League’s inaugural season. A dogfight — intense competition from start to finish. This time, though, the Brex seized ...