The Ryukyu Golden Kings are one of three bj-league franchises with two or more championships. But the other two — the Osaka Evessa (three titles) and Hamamatsu Hiagshimikawa Phoenix (two) — are not playing in the conference semifinal round of the playoffs.

Osaka didn’t qualify for the postseason, and the Shimane Susanoo Magic eliminated the Phoenix last weekend in the first round.

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