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Alvark capture B. League title

/ 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

/ 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 ...

Aug 15, 2017

South Korea eliminates Japan at FIBA Asia Cup

Japan's FIBA Asia Cup campaign was emphatically halted on Monday when South Korea used a 17-1 fourth quarter run to grab an 81-68 victory in the teams' quarterfinal qualifier in Beirut. South Korea blew the game open to start the fourth quarter, turning a ...

Japan roster unveiled for FIBA Asia Cup

Jul 25, 2017

Japan roster unveiled for FIBA Asia Cup

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Star guards Yuki Togashi, Makoto Hiejima and Daiki Tanaka headline the Japan men's national team's 12-man roster for the upcoming FIBA Asia Cup, the Japan Basketball Association announced on Tuesday. Most of the squad that competed at June's East Asia Championship in Nagano, where the ...