Oct 11, 2015

89ers heap more misery on Cinq Reves


The Sendai 89ers hammered the visiting Tokyo Cinq Reves on Saturday night, recording a 108-52 victory. The 89ers took a 28-14 lead into the second quarter and piled on the points as the game progressed. Tokyo, which lost 47 of 52 games last season, ...

Oct 3, 2015

Ryukyu, Niigata win openers

The 11th bj-league season tipped off on Friday night with a pair of blowout victories. The visiting Ryukyu Golden Kings pounded the expansion Hiroshima Lightning 127-75. The Niigata Albirex BB torched the Tokyo Cinq Reves 107-64, spoiling new Tokyo coach Hirosumi Tomatsu’s debut in ...

Apr 17, 2015

Hannaryz run away from Cinq Reves


The Kyoto Hannaryz turned a close game into a rout in the second quarter. They outscored the Tokyo Cinq Reves 35-9 in the period en route to a 98-60 victory on Friday in the bj-league series opener. Tokyo (5-44) suffered its 15th straight loss. ...

Mar 20, 2015

Niigata whips struggling Tokyo


The Niigata Albirex BB overwhelmed the Tokyo Cinq Reves from start to finish in Friday’s bj-league series opener. Early on, Niigata jumped out to a big lead and kept the pressure on throughout the contest en route to a 104-51 road victory. The Albirex ...

Feb 22, 2015

Cinq Reves beat Broncos to end barren run


The Tokyo Cinq Reves found a way to win on Sunday, routing the Saitama Broncos 89-61 in Musashino. By doing so, they snapped an epic 18-game losing streak. Before the bj-league series finale against their Eastern Conference rival, they hadn’t come out on top ...

Feb 8, 2015

Cinq Reves slump to 17th straight loss


The Tokyo Cinq Reves won three of their first five games this season. It appeared to be a positive sign for the third-year franchise, which went 18-34 in 2012-13 and 13-39 last season. Since then, the team, led by third-year bench boss Motofumi Aoki, ...

Dec 28, 2014

High-scoring Nara hammers Tokyo


The Bambitious Nara staged an offensive clinic against the struggling Tokyo Cinq Reves on Sunday. Portland State product Chehales Tapscott had a game-high 31 points and Andre Murray, also a PSU alum, added 19 as the Bambitious rolled past Tokyo 100-77 in Nara. The ...

Dec 19, 2014

Akita pummels struggling Tokyo


The Akita Northern Happinets pounded the host Tokyo Cinq Reves from start to finish in Friday’s series opener in Inagi. Seven Akita players scored in double figures as the Happinetes demolished Tokyo 108-59. Kenta Tateyama paced the visitors with 20 points, knocking down 4 ...

Nov 1, 2014

Iwate crushes Tokyo, improves to 8-1


Nothing the Tokyo Cinq Reves did on Saturday could slow down the Iwate Big Bulls, and nothing could stop them from taking an insurmountable lead. The Big Bulls led by 15 points after one quarter, and then it was a 51-17 advantage at halftime. ...