Translator Takamori leaves Niigata

| Sep 11, 2014

Translator Takamori leaves Niigata

by Ed Odeven

All professional basketball leagues have people working behind the scenes or in roles that are less glamorous than the starting five or head coach. For the Niigata Albirex BB, who became Japan’s first professional basketball team when it entered the old-school corporate Japan Basketball ...

Jul 25, 2014

Veteran guard Murry joins Hamamatsu

by Ed Odeven

Nile Murry, a dependable backcourt leader for four bj-league franchises, has joined his fifth club in the fledgling circuit. The Hamamatsu Higashimikawa Phoenix on Thursday announced Murry had finalized a contract with the club for the 2014-15 season. The 193-cm Murry spent the past ...

Murry leads Niigata past previously unbeaten Toyama

Nov 3, 2013

Murry leads Niigata past previously unbeaten Toyama

by Ed Odeven

Since playing his first game for the then-expansion Toyama Grouses in 2006, Nile Murry has been one of the bj-league’s best all-around players. The hard-working backcourt leader made an impact for the Grouses and then for the Evessa (2008-10) and Rizing Fukuoka (2010-11) before ...