Alvark, Jets post victories in semifinal series openers

Basketball / B. League May 4, 2019

Alvark, Jets post victories in semifinal series openers

The Alvark Tokyo scratched and clawed their way to a third-place finish in the brutal East Division during the regular season. Forty-four wins in 60 games was what they accomplished. Indeed, it wasn't easy. On Saturday, the resilient defending champions moved a step closer to achieving ...

Jets dominate to clinch quarterfinal series over Grouses

Basketball / B. League Apr 28, 2019

Jets dominate to clinch quarterfinal series over Grouses

As expected, the Chiba Jets Funabashi outplayed the Toyama Grouses on Sunday. The Jets dazzled and dominated in their B. League Championship quarterfinal series-clinching victory, winning 96-85 at Funabashi Arena. Chiba (54-8), which extended its winning streak to 10, never trailed in the second, third and ...

Tochigi pounds Kawasaki in playoff opener

Basketball / B. League Apr 26, 2019

Tochigi pounds Kawasaki in playoff opener

The Tochigi Brex were locked in at both ends of the court on Friday night. The Brex offense fired on all cylinders in Game 1 of their B. League Championship quarterfinal series against the Kawasaki Brave Thunders. Coach Ryuzo Anzai's club buried 10 of 21 ...