• The Japan Times


Carlos Dixon scored 20 points and Anthony McHenry added 19 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists as the Ryukyu Golden Kings beat the host Rizing Fukuoka 99-95 on Friday night and snapped a four-game losing streak.

Shigeyuki Kinjo had 12 points, Naoto Kosuge and Yasufumi added 11 apiece and Jeff Newton scored nine and grabbed eight boards for Ryukyu (2-4), a bj-league Final Four participant last season.

Fukuoka’s Michael Parker finished with 38 points, two shy of his season high.

The Rizing fell to 4-2.

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