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Warriors' Curry breaks NBA single-game mark with 13 3-pointers

Nov 8, 2016

Warriors' Curry breaks NBA single-game mark with 13 3-pointers

Stephen Curry let it fly from the top of the arc, backpedaled as his record-breaking 3-pointer dropped and then wildly began bobbing his head and shuffling his feet with the swagger of a two-time reigning MVP. Add another remarkable achievement to a long list ...

Happinets beat Alvark to avenge defeat

Nov 7, 2016

Happinets beat Alvark to avenge defeat

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Fueled by a 9-0 run to open the second quarter, the Akita Northern Happinets bounced back from a series-opening loss on Monday night. Akita defeated the Alvark Tokyo 78-64 in the B. League series finale at Yoyogi National Gymnasium No. 2. Shigehiro Taguchi and ...

Brave Thunders rain down 3s to sink B-Corsairs

Nov 6, 2016

Brave Thunders rain down 3s to sink B-Corsairs

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The Kawasaki Brave Thunders didn’t need a monster game from star center Nick Fazekas in order to cruise past the Yokohama B-Corsairs on Sunday. Instead, Fazekas, a former NBA center, had a relatively quiet 20-point afternoon that was but one element to the winning ...

Evessa whip Golden Kings in series opener

Nov 5, 2016

Evessa whip Golden Kings in series opener

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The Osaka Evessa pulled away from the Ryukyu Golden Kings in the second half on Saturday en route to a runaway victory over their former fierce bj-league rival. In the Evessa’s 96-57 triumph in Ginowan, Okinawa Prefecture, big man Xavier Gibson, a Florida State ...

Hatakeyama's hustle helps Niigata

| Nov 3, 2016

Hatakeyama's hustle helps Niigata

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It’s early and the order will be shuffled and some players near the top will drop down, while others will rise. But already, a solid mix of defenders have staked their claim as the league’s elite takeaway specialists, aka theft artists. Through Monday, here ...

Kawasaki's Spangler adapting to B. League

Nov 1, 2016

Kawasaki's Spangler adapting to B. League

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Until this past spring, forward Ryan Spangler played in a crimson-colored jersey for the University of Oklahoma Sooners. Half a year later, he’s still wearing the same color jersey — but now he’s playing for the Kawasaki Brave Thunders in the B. League. Spangler ...

Free-throw dominance gives Levanga win over 89ers

Oct 31, 2016

Free-throw dominance gives Levanga win over 89ers

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For the Levanga Hokkaido, their Halloween treat was repeated trips to the free-throw line. Hokkaido sank 23 of 31 attempts in an 84-69 Monday victory, its second in as many days over the visiting Sendai 89ers. Free throws proved to be a big difference ...

Oct 31, 2016

Former B-Corsair Reed drafted by D-League Iowa

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Former Yokohama B-Corsairs standout Omar Reed was the first pick in the fifth round of the 2016 NBA Development League Draft on Sunday. The Iowa Energy, the Memphis Grizzlies’ D-League affiliate, selected the 29-year-old swingman. The 2016 D-League season tips off on Nov. 11. ...

Confrontation mars Alvark's win over Jets

Oct 30, 2016

Confrontation mars Alvark's win over Jets

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In a sense, two games were staged at Funabashi Arena on Sunday. It wasn’t planned that way. One lasted less than a quarter. The other was the consequence of the abrupt end of the first “real” game. And yes, in total 40 minutes of ...

Oct 29, 2016

Retired Garnett joins Turner Sports

It didn’t take long for Kevin Garnett to find work after retirement. The 15-time All-Star has a multiyear agreement with Turner Sports to join the network’s wildly popular NBA coverage team. Turner said Garnett will serve as a contributor to the coverage, appearing weekly ...