Dec 18, 2015

Balanced scoring guides Nara past Tokyo

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The Bambitious Nara handed the Tokyo Cinq Reves their 16th straight defeat on Friday night. In Nara’s 89-72 victory in Tachikawa, six Bambitious players reached double digits in scoring, including guard Jumpei Honda and big man Julius Ashby, who finished with 17 points apiece. ...

Dec 4, 2015

Mavunga lifts Shiga past Tokyo

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Power forward Julian Mavunga had 36 points and 14 rebounds and Masahiro Kano made six steals to propel the Shiga Lakestars to a 73-63 victory over the Tokyo Cinq Reves on Friday night in the bj-league. Shiga (12-5) outscored the hosts 44-29 in the ...

Crane Thunders crush Cinq Reves

Nov 23, 2015

Crane Thunders crush Cinq Reves

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The Gunma Crane Thunders reached the playoffs last season after a 1-12 start, making necessary adjustments and steady improvement over their remaining 39 regular-season contests under veteran bench boss Charlie Parker. This season, new head coach Hirokazu Nema, formerly an assistant under Parker, has ...

Grouses cruise to victory over Cinq Reves

Nov 16, 2015

Grouses cruise to victory over Cinq Reves

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The Toyama Grouses dominated in all facets of their weekend series against the host Tokyo Cinq Reves. Not only did the Grouses crush the Cinq Reves 93-65 on Sunday afternoon in Inagi, they also blasted the hosts by a stunning 63 points a day ...

Nov 13, 2015

Defensive effort carries Hannaryz past Evessa

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The Kyoto Hannaryz swatted seven shots and defense fueled their 73-70 victory over the visiting Osaka Evessa on Friday night. The Hannaryz (8-3) trailed by five points after the first quarter. Coach Honoo Hamaguchi’s club outscored the visitors 28-19 in the second period to ...

Oct 11, 2015

89ers heap more misery on Cinq Reves

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The Sendai 89ers hammered the visiting Tokyo Cinq Reves on Saturday night, recording a 108-52 victory. The 89ers took a 28-14 lead into the second quarter and piled on the points as the game progressed. Tokyo, which lost 47 of 52 games last season, ...

Oct 3, 2015

Ryukyu, Niigata win openers

The 11th bj-league season tipped off on Friday night with a pair of blowout victories. The visiting Ryukyu Golden Kings pounded the expansion Hiroshima Lightning 127-75. The Niigata Albirex BB torched the Tokyo Cinq Reves 107-64, spoiling new Tokyo coach Hirosumi Tomatsu’s debut in ...

Apr 17, 2015

Hannaryz run away from Cinq Reves

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The Kyoto Hannaryz turned a close game into a rout in the second quarter. They outscored the Tokyo Cinq Reves 35-9 in the period en route to a 98-60 victory on Friday in the bj-league series opener. Tokyo (5-44) suffered its 15th straight loss. ...