Ryukyu struggling to adapt in new era

| Dec 1, 2016

Ryukyu struggling to adapt in new era

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The Ryukyu Golden Kings have experienced incredible success over the past nine years. The Okinawa-based franchise’s record fourth title was its crowning achievement in the final game in bj-league history in May at Ariake Colosseum. This season is a different story — so far. ...

Brave Thunders rain down 3s to sink B-Corsairs

Nov 6, 2016

Brave Thunders rain down 3s to sink B-Corsairs

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The Kawasaki Brave Thunders didn’t need a monster game from star center Nick Fazekas in order to cruise past the Yokohama B-Corsairs on Sunday. Instead, Fazekas, a former NBA center, had a relatively quiet 20-point afternoon that was but one element to the winning ...

Oct 31, 2016

Former B-Corsair Reed drafted by D-League Iowa

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Former Yokohama B-Corsairs standout Omar Reed was the first pick in the fifth round of the 2016 NBA Development League Draft on Sunday. The Iowa Energy, the Memphis Grizzlies’ D-League affiliate, selected the 29-year-old swingman. The 2016 D-League season tips off on Nov. 11. ...

Albirex repel B-Corsairs' charge

Oct 23, 2016

Albirex repel B-Corsairs' charge

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After a real slow start against the Niigata Albirex BB on Sunday afternoon, the Yokohama B-Corsairs mounted a spirited comeback in the third quarter, pulling to within five points. But hot-starting Niigata never trailed and finished strong in the fourth quarter en route to ...

NeoPhoenix's defense shines in triumph over B-Corsairs

Oct 8, 2016

NeoPhoenix's defense shines in triumph over B-Corsairs

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The San-en NeoPhoenix delivered an impressive defensive performance on Saturday in their series opener against the struggling Yokohama B-Corsairs. First-year NeoPhoenix head coach Hiroki Fujita’s team rejected nine shots, with six players blocking one or more attempts in a 71-62 home victory. San-en, the ...

Fazekas guides Brave Thunders past B-Corsairs

Sep 30, 2016

Fazekas guides Brave Thunders past B-Corsairs

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Former NBA center Nick Fazekas scored a game-high 31 points, including a pair of free throws with 17 seconds remaining, in the Kawasaki Brave Thunders’ 87-85 win over the visiting Yokohama B-Corsairs on Friday night. Kawasaki (1-2) lost two road games by a combined ...

Sunrockers finish strong to sink B-Corsairs

Sep 25, 2016

Sunrockers finish strong to sink B-Corsairs

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Like the rest of the B. League, the Sunrockers Shibuya are far from a finished product at this stage of the season, and coach BT Toews’ team is working to improve in all aspects of the game. He admitted, of course, that he was ...

Toyama inks point producer Okada

| Jul 21, 2016

Toyama inks point producer Okada

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The Toyama Grouses have boosted their roster with the addition of shooting guard Yu Okada as they prepare for their first season as a B. League first-division squad. Toyama made the announcement on its website on Wednesday. The Grouses earned a championship runner-up finish ...