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Alvark stick to game plan to beat Brave Thunders

Basketball / B. League Nov 11, 2018

Alvark stick to game plan to beat Brave Thunders

by Ed Odeven

Successful coaches aren't always obsessed with changing their game plan. After preparations were made for a weekend series against the Kawasaki Brave Thunders, Alvark Tokyo bench boss Luka Pavicevic didn't feel a need to flip the script for Sunday's series finale. Even after a 79-66 ...

Hannaryz hold off Rizing Zephyr in OT

Basketball / B. League Nov 2, 2018

Hannaryz hold off Rizing Zephyr in OT

by Ed Odeven

The visiting Kyoto Hannaryz outlasted the Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka in overtime on Friday night, winning 98-95. Kevin Hareyama sank a pair of free throws at the 4:26 mark of OT to put Kyoto ahead 85-83, and coach Honoo Hamaguchi's club didn't relinquish the lead the ...

B-Corsairs run out of steam in loss to Sunrockers

Basketball / B. League Oct 28, 2018

B-Corsairs run out of steam in loss to Sunrockers

by Ed Odeven

The Yokohama B-Corsairs played a stellar first half on Sunday afternoon, building a sizable lead against the Sunrockers Shibuya. Facing a 15-point deficit, the hosts then regrouped at halftime and responded to the challenge of replicating the B-Corsairs' first-half intensity. Yokohama, on the other hand, ...