Sendai forward White named bj-league MVP

Apr 27, 2016

Sendai forward White named bj-league MVP

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Sendai 89ers forward Wendell White joined fellow league legend Lynn Washington, the retired Osaka Evessa icon, as the bj-league’s only two-time regular-season MVPs, as the league’s 11th and final regular-season awards were announced on Wednesday. White earned his first MVP honor for the 2009-10 ...

Feb 1, 2016

Family ties lead Toyama past Gunma

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Bob and Bobby Nash, a father-son coaching tandem, have kept the Toyama Grouses in the hunt for the Eastern Conference title in the bj-league’s final season. The Grouses recorded their eighth straight victory on Sunday, posting a 93-62 home triumph over the Gunma Crane ...

Grouses bringing Nash back for fourth season

Jun 23, 2015

Grouses bringing Nash back for fourth season

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Veteran bench boss Bob Nash, who has led the Toyama Grouses to sustained success since 2012, is returning to lead the bj-league club for the 2015-16 campaign. The Grouses made the announcement on Monday, confirming the expected news. As the bj-league enters its 11th ...

Nash looks back on days with Dr. J

| May 16, 2015

Nash looks back on days with Dr. J

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Years before Julius Erving became the iconic Dr. J and one of basketball’s all-time legends, he established a friendship with Bob Nash that has lasted for decades. Before Erving began his collegiate career at the University of Massachusetts, and before Nash attended San Jacinto ...

Warren ignites Fukuoka in triumph over Toyama

Jan 4, 2014

Warren ignites Fukuoka in triumph over Toyama

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Reggie Warren, one of the elite forwards in bj-league history, delivered a gutsy performance in the Rizing Fukuoka’s first game of 2014. The University of West Florida product finished with 19 points, 19 rebounds and three assists in the Rizing’s 80-77 triumph over the ...

Toyama downs Kyoto, moves to 13-2

Dec 1, 2013

Toyama downs Kyoto, moves to 13-2

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Quietly, without much fanfare or wide-spread exposure in the nation’s mainstream media, the Toyama Grouses have built a title-contending team. Head coach Bob Nash, whose basketball roots stretch from his schoolboy standout days in Hartford, Connecticut, to his rise to stardom at the University ...

Toyama finds rhythm in road win over Kyoto

Nov 30, 2013

Toyama finds rhythm in road win over Kyoto

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Quietly, without much fanfare or wide-spread exposure in the nation’s mainstream media, the Toyama Grouses have built a title-contending team. Head coach Bob Nash, whose basketball roots stretch from his schoolboy standout days in Hartford, Connecticut, to his rise to stardom at the University ...