Entering the 2019-20 season, the Alvark Tokyo recalibrated their roster in order to set off on an ambitious quest for a third consecutive B. League title.

The Alvark took a positive step in pursuit of their goals on Sunday in Bangkok, winning the FIBA Asia Champions Cup title for the first time.

Newcomer Milan Macvan paced Tokyo with 20 points and provided eight rebounds and six assists, while tournament MVP Alex Kirk, a University of New Mexico product, poured in 18 points with 12 rebounds, three assists and two blocks. Genki Kojima scored 13 points and handed out five assists, Seiya Ando and another newcomer, Yutaro Suda, had 11 points apiece, with Ando dishing out seven assists without a turnover. Takeki Shonaka finished with 10 points.