Alvark sweep past Jets

May 14, 2016

Alvark sweep past Jets

Center Richard Solomon led the Toyota Alvark with 18 points and eight rebounds and young Japanese ace Daiki Tanaka finished with 15 points as Toyota beat the Chiba Jets 77-74 to complete a sweep of the their best-of-three series in the first round of ...

Alvark, Brex enter NBL playoffs as top teams

May 12, 2016

Alvark, Brex enter NBL playoffs as top teams

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Before the B. League, a brand-new men’s top hoop circuit in Japan, tips off next season, the NBL launches its playoffs this weekend. The Toyota Alvark and Link Tochigi Brex, who battled for the top spot in the standings throughout the regular season, are ...

NBL playoffs set to tip off

| May 7, 2015

NBL playoffs set to tip off

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With the regular season wrapping up last weekend, the NBL is set for more heated battles when the playoffs begin on Friday. Here are the first-round matchups (best-of-three): — Hitachi Sunrockers (45-9) vs. Chiba Jets (34-20) at Ota City General Gymnasium. — Mitsubishi Diamond ...

May 11, 2014

Fazekas leads Toshiba to NBL Finals

Toshiba’s scoring champion Nick Fazekas had a game-high 29 points and the Brave Thunders punched a ticket to the NBL Finals with an 86-71 win over the Toyota Alvark in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday. The Kawasaki-based club advanced to ...