Hot-shooting SeaHorses sail past Brave Thunders

/ Mar 17, 2017

Hot-shooting SeaHorses sail past Brave Thunders

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In a series-opening showdown of top B. League teams on Friday night, the SeaHorses Mikawa pounded the host Kawasaki Brave Thunders, winning 92-65 at Todoroki Arena. West Division-leading Mikawa (34-10) took a 53-35 lead into the locker room at halftime. The SeaHorses shot 58.7 ...

SeaHorses edge Evessa in OT

/ Jan 19, 2017

SeaHorses edge Evessa in OT

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The SeaHorses Mikawa clung to a one-point in the closing seconds of overtime against the visiting Osaka Evessa on Thursday night. Mikawa escaped with an 84-83 triumph after Osaka’s Shota Konno and Takuya Hashimoto both missed jump shots in the final 9 seconds of ...

B. League needs more marquee players

/ | Nov 12, 2016

B. League needs more marquee players

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The B. League is doing a commendable job marketing and promoting itself in its inaugural season. Social media feeds and magazine reports are ever-present aspects of the publicity machine in the early stages of the 2016-17 campaign. What’s more, TV highlights and game coverage ...

Sakuragi still going strong for SeaHorses

May 28, 2016

Sakuragi still going strong for SeaHorses

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Two decades ago, J.R. Sakuragi — well, J.R. Henderson, as he was known then — achieved the best accomplishment of his basketball career as his UCLA Bruins captured the NCAA championship with a 89-78 victory over Arkansas in the final at Seattle’s Kingdome during ...

Aisin beats Toyota, wraps up NBL title

May 30, 2015

Aisin beats Toyota, wraps up NBL title

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Needing just one more win, the Aisin SeaHorses wasted no time to extend the best-of-five series into a decisive game. Instead, they clinched the NBL championship in front of their loyal fans, who traveled from Aichi Prefecture. The Western Conference club seized its first ...

Aisin edges Toshiba in JBL Finals opener

Apr 18, 2013

Aisin edges Toshiba in JBL Finals opener

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The powerhouse Sea Horses withstood a tough challenge by Toshiba, but came through down the stretch as Aisin defeated the Brave Thunders 77-71 in Game 1 of the JBL Finals on Wednesday night. Center J.R. Sakuragi had a team-high 20 points and 12 rebounds ...