Tokyo overwhelms Saitama in fourth quarter, completes series sweep

Nov 13, 2013

Tokyo overwhelms Saitama in fourth quarter, completes series sweep

by Ed Odeven

Despite John “Helicopter” Humphrey’s 45-point outburst, the Saitama Broncos couldn’t quell the Tokyo Cinq Reves’ momentum and spirited comeback on Wednesday night at Musashino General Gymnasium. The result? An 82-76 Tokyo triumph. The Broncos (2-10) suffered their seventh straight defeat in the bj-league, failing ...

Tokyo outplays Saitama in series opener

Nov 12, 2013

Tokyo outplays Saitama in series opener

by Ed Odeven

The Tokyo Cinq Reves emerged victorious on Tuesday night by overcoming a five-point halftime deficit and seizing control of the game after the break. Tokyo defeated the visiting Saitama Broncos 78-66 at Musashino General Gymnasium, outscoring them 31-14 in the pivotal third quarter. Saitama ...

Werner, Jets salvage series split against Cinq Reves

Mar 4, 2013

Werner, Jets salvage series split against Cinq Reves

by Ed Odeven

Standing at the free-throw line, Chiba Jets big man Joe Werner appeared relaxed and confident during Sunday’s game against the host Tokyo Cinq Reves. After all, it’s a familiar place for him to be. Werner has attempted 209 free throws in the season’s first ...

Feb 10, 2013

Hot-shooting Albirex whip Cinq Reves

by Ed Odeven

The Niigata Albirex BB made exactly 50 percent of their shots from inside the 3-point arc on Saturday in their series opener against the host Tokyo Cinq Reves. And they were even better from beyond the arc, knocking down 13 of 25 shots (52 ...

Feb 8, 2013

Well-traveled star Woods joins Cinq Reves

by Ed Odeven

High-scoring forward Ricky Woods, who once set the bj-league’s single-game scoring record with 52 points while playing for the Oita HeatDevils, is on the move again. The 28-year-old New Orleans native has joined the Tokyo Cinq Reves, the expansion team announced on Friday. The ...