Apr 22, 2016

Yokohama cruises past Tokyo

by

The Yokohama B-Corsairs ended an eight-game slide on Friday night, whipping the Tokyo Cinq Reves in their bj-league series opener. Yokohama scored 64 second-half points en route to a 114-91 triumph in Tokyo’s Chuo Ward. B-Corsairs big man Jordan Henriquez-Roberts was unstoppable, pacing his ...

Feb 28, 2016

B-Corsairs rise to occasion with victory over Broncos

by

The Yokohama B-Corsairs issued a challenge to themselves before Sunday’s series finale against the Eastern Conference rival Saitama Broncos. The B-Corsairs repeated that challenge at halftime, when they faced a seven-point deficit at Yokohama International Swimming Pool. The hosts regrouped in the third quarter, ...

Arnold ignites to lead Albirex past B-Corsairs

Feb 14, 2016

Arnold ignites to lead Albirex past B-Corsairs

by

The Yokohama B-Corsairs matched the visiting Niigata Albirex’s intensity for the opening quarter on Sunday. After that, things fell apart for the B-Corsairs. Hot-shooting Niigata erupted for 29 second-quarter points and seized control of the game in a runaway 104-83 victory at Hiratsuka Gymnasium. ...

Dec 25, 2015

Kitagawa gives Ryukyu big lift against Yokohama

by

Shuhei Kitagawa lit up the scoreboard on Christmas night. It wasn’t quite like Bernard King’s 60-point outburst on Dec. 25, 1984, at Madison Square Garden in the New York Knicks’ memorable win over the New Jersey Nets, but for Kitagawa, it’ll be a night ...

Nov 21, 2015

Dynamic duo lead B-Corsairs past Wat's

by

The more they play together, the more effective they will become. And when they’re at their best, Jordan Henriquez-Roberts and Carl Hall already form a dynamic one-two punch for the Yokohama B-Corsairs. Call them Yokohama’s own Twin Towers: the 214-cm Henriquez-Roberts, who’s in his ...

Nov 9, 2015

B-Corsairs bounce back to earn series split

by

The Yokohama B-Corsairs delivered a gritty performance to close out the weekend, beating the host Akita Northern Happinets 81-75 on Sunday. As a result, first-year B-Corsairs bench boss Taketo Aoki’s club improved to 6-6 and salvaged a series split after Akita won the weekend ...

Oct 23, 2015

Bulls release former Yokohama guard Simmons

by

The Chicago Bulls waived former Yokohama B-Corsairs guard Marcus Simmons on Thursday. Chicago also cut veteran guard Jordan Crawford. The 198-cm Simmons, who played college ball at USC, spent last season in the NBA Development League, where he averaged 4.0 points per game for ...

Vets help get Sendai off to quick start

| Oct 22, 2015

Vets help get Sendai off to quick start

by

The Sendai 89ers have relied on the stellar contributions of several players en route to six straight wins to open the new season. Credit longtime point guard Takehiko Shimura and irreplaceable forward Wendell White along with several newcomers for setting the tone. Third-year bench ...

Nash guides Firebonds to win over B-Corsairs

Oct 4, 2015

Nash guides Firebonds to win over B-Corsairs

by

There are only two games in the books, but Fukushima Firebonds rookie forward Le’Bryan Nash is off to a terrific start. Over the weekend, he delivered two big, bold performances, showing what he’s capable of doing during the 52-game season. A day after putting ...

Sep 29, 2015

Bulls sign ex-B-Corsairs guard Simmons

With their first preseason game just days away, the Chicago Bulls have made final additions to their training camp roster. On Monday, they signed former Yokohama B-Corsairs guard Marcus Simmons. The 198-cm Simmons suited up for Yokohama during the 2011-12 and 2013-14 seasons, helping ...