Alvark's Yudai Baba to join Mavericks minicamp

Basketball / B. League Jun 12, 2019

Alvark's Yudai Baba to join Mavericks minicamp

by Ed Odeven

Alvark Tokyo star Yudai Baba, last month's B. League Final MVP, has been invited to participate in the Dallas Mavericks' upcoming minicamp. The two-time defending B. League champions made the announcement on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Baba averaged 10.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.5 steals ...

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 ...

Jets oust Brex to clinch Championship berth

Basketball / B. League May 5, 2019

Jets oust Brex to clinch Championship berth

by Ed Odeven

The Chiba Jets Funabashi soared to great heights during the regular season. But the East Division champions had higher aspirations all along, and the team's third straight Emperor's Cup title in January provided the biggest hint of all. The Jets, the 2017-18 title runners-up, ascended one ...