Shiga finds going tough early on

| Oct 20, 2016

Shiga finds going tough early on

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After a month of games, there are two 1-7 teams in the B. League’s 18-team first division. And they are both vying to climb out of the cellar. The Central Division’s Toyama Grouses, last season’s bj-league championship runner-up squad, has stumbled out of the ...

| Jun 2, 2014

Happinets' Boykin reflects on season

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In his many decades in the game, Kazuo Nakamura tinkered with an up-tempo style of basketball he wanted his teams to play. And in recent years, it often involved several of his players taking quick 3-point shots as often as possible. Nakamura’s run-and-gun style ...

| Dec 7, 2013

Akita making run for title

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The stars have aligned for a special basketball season in Akita. Just ask any of the Akita Northern Happinets’ die-hard fans. Coach Kazuo Nakamura’s club is 16-2 entering this weekend and the Happinets are hosting the 2013-14 bj-league All-Star Game on Jan. 26. Expect ...