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Sunrockers finish strong to sink B-Corsairs

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Like the rest of the B. League, the Sunrockers Shibuya are far from a finished product at this stage of the season, and coach BT Toews’ team is working to improve in all aspects of the game. He admitted, of course, that he was pleased with his unbeaten team’s closing ...

Garnett retires after 21 seasons

Sep 24, 2016

Garnett retires after 21 seasons

No fire burned hotter, no mouth was fouler, no opponent was in for a longer night than Kevin Garnett’s. In more than two decades in the NBA, Garnett opened the door for a new wave of young talent to enter the league, was partly ...

Bosh's career in jeopardy again

Sep 24, 2016

Bosh's career in jeopardy again

Chris Bosh’s plan to resume playing is now in jeopardy, after medical examinations performed in recent days convinced the Miami Heat that he is not healthy enough to return to the court. And Bosh may have provided a clue why. The Heat announced Friday ...

Sep 23, 2016

Sacramento mayor punches pie thrower

A man took a coconut cream pie from a grocery bag, grabbed Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson from behind and smacked him in the face with it at a charity event, leading the former NBA star to start swinging and then tackle the man who ...

Sep 23, 2016

Shimane signs veteran guard Aoki

The Shimane Susanoo Magic added veteran point guard Cohey Aoki to their roster for the inaugural B. League season, the second-division club announced on Thursday. The 167-cm Aoki was named to a record nine bj-league All-Star teams. He spent the last three seasons with ...

Kerr speaks out on police shootings

Sep 22, 2016

Kerr speaks out on police shootings

Steve Kerr fully expects NBA players to take up their own version of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s stand against racial oppression. Whether his own Golden State players show some kind of support or opt to protest during the national anthem once the season begins, ...

Sep 22, 2016

Timberwolves working on Garnett buyout

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves are working on a buyout with Kevin Garnett. The two sides have been engaged in talks for some time. When completed it will assure that Garnett will not return ...

B. League ready to begin first-ever season

Sep 21, 2016

B. League ready to begin first-ever season

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A new era in Japan pro basketball begins this week. Thirty-six teams, equally divided among the first and second divisions, will vie for popularity and notoriety in the inaugural B. League season. It all starts on Thursday night at Yoyogi National Gymnasium, where the ...

B. League chairman heralds new era

Sep 19, 2016

B. League chairman heralds new era

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This last decade has marked the darkest period in Japan basketball history, with the sport divided between two rival men’s leagues. What’s more, the Japan Basketball Association was suspended by FIBA, the sport’s world governing body, for its lack of governance, between December 2014 ...