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Cavs' Irving fired up about 2020 Games

/ Jul 22, 2017

Cavs' Irving fired up about 2020 Games

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Kyrie Irving made his first trip to Japan this week, and the Cleveland Cavaliers point guard already has plans to come back. In the summer of 2020, just in time for the Tokyo Olympics. "I can't wait," Irving said on Friday night, after the Clutch Bucket ...

/ Jul 20, 2017

Marbury announces move to Beijing Fly Dragons

Former NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury said Wednesday he is headed back to Beijing for one final pro season, but will not be playing for the same Chinese Basketball Association squad. Marbury announced in an Instagram posting that he will play next season for the Beijing ...

Brex hand coaching reins to Hasegawa

/ Jul 18, 2017

Brex hand coaching reins to Hasegawa

The Tochigi Brex have named former Japan national team head coach Kenji Hasegawa as their next bench boss. The defending B. League champions made the announcement on their website on Tuesday. Hasegawa, 57, replaces Tom Wisman, whose contract was not renewed after three seasons at the ...

FBI probed Knight for groping

Jul 8, 2017

FBI probed Knight for groping

The FBI and the U.S. Army investigated complaints from four women that Hall of Fame basketball coach Bob Knight groped them or touched them inappropriately during a visit to a U.S. spy agency in 2015, an investigation that concluded a year later without charges, ...

Tokashiki left off roster for FIBA Asia Cup

Jul 6, 2017

Tokashiki left off roster for FIBA Asia Cup

The Akatsuki Five will be looking for a three-peat at the upcoming FIBA Asia Cup, but this time it will have to do it without star forward Ramu Tokashiki. The Japan Basketball Association announced its 12-player roster for the tournament later this month in Bangalore, ...