/ Mar 10, 2017

Stephens joins D-League's Los Angeles D-Fenders

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High-rising forward Deshawn Stephens has left the B. League’s Akita Northern Happinets and joined the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League, it was announced on Thursday. The 206-cm Stephens, who wrapped up his collegiate career at San Diego State, appeared in 41 ...

Effective Evessa stifle 89ers

/ Dec 29, 2016

Effective Evessa stifle 89ers

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The Osaka Evessa started and finished strong en route to a 79-67 victory over the visiting Sendai 89ers on Thursday night. The Evessa (16-12) jumped out to an 11-0 lead in the series opener in Osaka, and held the visitors to 36.8 percent shooting ...

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 ...

Hokkaido offense clicks in triumph over Akita

/ Oct 9, 2016

Hokkaido offense clicks in triumph over Akita

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Balanced scoring guided the Levanga Hokkaido past the Akita Northern Happinets in their series opener on Sunday in Sapporo. Takanobu Nishikawa scored a team-high 24 points in Levanga’s 76-70 victory at the Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center. Hokkaido’s Daniel Miller added 15 points, 46-year-old shooting ...