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Daiki Tanaka named FIBA Asia Champions Cup MVP

Basketball / B. League Oct 3, 2018

Daiki Tanaka named FIBA Asia Champions Cup MVP

by Ed Odeven

Alvark Tokyo guard Daiki Tanaka received FIBA Asia Champions Cup MVP honors on Tuesday after helping the defending B. League champions place runner-up at the prestigious eight-team tournament in Nonthaburi, Thailand. Iranian club Petrochimi defeated Tokyo 68-64 in the final, with Tanaka keeping the Alvark ...

Alvark capture B. League title

Basketball / B. League May 26, 2018

Alvark capture B. League title

by Ed Odeven

Championships are won with well-orchestrated teamwork. The Alvark Tokyo did just that and played a polished, patient but aggressive game on Saturday. They showcased flashy plays but mostly stuck with their bread-and-butter offense, moving the ball and taking shots in players' comfort zones. Smart plan. Conversely, ...

Alvark end SeaHorses' 16-game winning streak

Basketball / B. League Dec 2, 2017

Alvark end SeaHorses' 16-game winning streak

by Ed Odeven

The SeaHorses Mikawa's epic winning streak is over. In a battle of title contenders, the Alvark Tokyo came through with key plays in the closing seconds to pull off a 77-74 win over the SeaHorses on Saturday afternoon in Kariya, Aichi Prefecture. The SeaHorses (16-2) lost ...