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Alphas reach B2 after swatting Bee Trains

Basketball / B. League May 12, 2019

Alphas reach B2 after swatting Bee Trains

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The B. League third-division runner-up Koshigaya Alphas earned a promotion to the second flight with a crushing 86-64 win over the Hachioji Bee Trains in the B2/B3 promotion playoff game before a crowd of 2,057 at Yokohama Arena on Sunday. Power forward Kyle Richardson led ...

Alvark prevail in title thriller

Basketball / B. League May 11, 2019

Alvark prevail in title thriller

by Ed Odeven

A year ago, the Alvark Tokyo built a 10-point cushion by halftime, then overwhelmed the Chiba Jets Funabashi in the second half of the B. League Championship Final, winning by 25 points. Saturday's showdown was a two-point game at the break. This time, Tokyo's 19-point lead ...

Alvark, Jets ready for marquee showdown

Basketball / B. League May 10, 2019

Alvark, Jets ready for marquee showdown

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Alvark Tokyo and Chiba Jets Funabashi are ready to rumble in their championship game rematch. One day before the B. League Championship final, both teams tuned up for the final time, practicing at Yokohama Arena on Friday. The Alvark (44-16 in the regular season) will ...