O’Bannon, Alvark tie series

The Japan Times

Forward Charles O’Bannon single-handedly carried his Alvark team to a victory in Game 2 of the JBL Finals on Saturday, scoring 37 points and 13 rebounds as Toyota Motors beat the Aisin Sea Horses 82-76 to even the series at one game apiece. The ex-UCLA player O’Bannon, who was 3-for-5 from the 3-point range, grabbed seven offensive boards, playing in all 40 minutes at Yoyogi National Gym Annex. Guard Louis Campbell followed O’Bannon with 15 points and seven assists. For Aisin, forward Alpha Bangura led the team with 27 points. Game 3 of the best-of-five series will be played at 2 p.m., on Sunday at the same arena.