Alvark whip Susanoo Magic

Basketball / B. League Dec 20, 2019

Alvark whip Susanoo Magic

by Ed Odeven

The Alvark Tokyo outplayed the Shimane Susanoo Magic on Friday night and earned an 89-55 series-opening victory on the road. Tokyo led 19-13 after the first quarter. Coach Luka Pavicevic's team increased its advantage to 35-23 by halftime in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture. The Susanoo Magic (7-15) ...

Strong Alvark frontcourt overwhelms B-Corsairs

Basketball / B. League Dec 15, 2019

Strong Alvark frontcourt overwhelms B-Corsairs

by Ed Odeven

Veteran poise paid off the Alvark Tokyo on Sunday afternoon. Frontcourt mates Joji Takeuchi and Alex Kirk, pillars of the team's back-to-back title-winning teams, scored 19 and 14 points, respectively, and veteran forward Milan Macvan came off the bench and poured in 17 points as ...

Kelly helps Sunrockers gain split with Alvark

Basketball / B. League Nov 26, 2019

Kelly helps Sunrockers gain split with Alvark

by Ed Odeven

The Sunrockers Shibuya avenged their series-opening defeat by downing the Alvark Tokyo 77-65 on Monday night in Tachikawa. Ex-Duke University forward Ryan Kelly led Shibuya (12-4) with a game-high 28 points. Floor leader Leo Vendrame poured in 18 points, dished out four assists and made ...

Koshigaya Alphas sign forward Jawad Williams

Basketball / B. League Nov 14, 2019

Koshigaya Alphas sign forward Jawad Williams

by Ed Odeven

The Koshigaya Alphas have signed veteran forward Jawad Williams, who played a key role for the Alvark Tokyo in their back-to-back B. League first division championship seasons in 2017-18 and 2018-19. The Alphas, who were promoted to B2 from the third division for the current ...