Albirex edge Lakestars, improve to 10-10

Dec 3, 2016

Albirex edge Lakestars, improve to 10-10

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The Niigata Albirex BB overcame Lakestars star Julian Mavunga’s 41-point performance and escaped with a 92-91 road victory on Saturday over Shiga. Tenyoku You nailed a pair of free throws with 1:44 remaining in the fourth quarter to put the Albirex in front 92-85. ...

Evessa edge Kansai rival Lakestars

Nov 18, 2016

Evessa edge Kansai rival Lakestars

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The Osaka Evessa jumped out to a 12-point lead after the opening quarter and held on for a narrow victory over the Shiga Lakestars on Friday night. The Evessa’s 86-82 win at Sumiyoshi Sports Center in Osaka raised their season record to 8-7 in ...

Shiga finds going tough early on

| Oct 20, 2016

Shiga finds going tough early on

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After a month of games, there are two 1-7 teams in the B. League’s 18-team first division. And they are both vying to climb out of the cellar. The Central Division’s Toyama Grouses, last season’s bj-league championship runner-up squad, has stumbled out of the ...

Mar 20, 2016

Surging Lakestars take care of business against Bambitious

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After consecutive defeats to the rival Kyoto Hannaryz on Feb. 20 and 21, the Shiga Lakestars have quietly strung together an eight-game winning streak. The Lakestars recorded their latest victory, a 77-67 decision against the Bambitious Nara, on Sunday in Moriyama, Shiga Prefecture. Veteran ...