Storks hand coaching reins to Miodrag Rajkovic

Basketball / B. League Jul 28, 2018

Storks hand coaching reins to Miodrag Rajkovic

by Ed Odeven

The Nishinomiya Storks on Saturday named Miodrag Rajkovic as their new head coach. The 47-year-old Serbian mentor led the Toyama Grouses in 2017-18, but was not retained. Toyama went 24-36. Kensaku Tennichi, who guided the Osaka Evessa to three championships in as many seasons at the ...

Focused Brex move closer to locking up East title

Basketball / B. League Apr 15, 2017

Focused Brex move closer to locking up East title

by Ed Odeven

The chase is ongoing for the East Division regular-season title. With a 78-68 victory over the visiting Levanga Hokkaido on Saturday, the East-leading Tochigi Brex moved a step closer to winning the division. All-Star forward Ryan Rossiter scored 26 points and pulled down 24 rebounds and ...

Hokkaido outplays Nagoya in series opener

Basketball / B. League Dec 9, 2016

Hokkaido outplays Nagoya in series opener

by Ed Odeven

Levanga Hokkaido big man Daniel Miller delivered a noteworthy performance at the defensive end of the court on Friday night. The 211-cm Miller's game-high 10 rebounds (nine defensive) and four blocks helped guide the Levanga Hokkaido to a series-opening 69-60 triumph over the Nagoya Diamond ...

Brex pound Levanga for seventh straight victory

Basketball / B. League Oct 14, 2016

Brex pound Levanga for seventh straight victory

by Ed Odeven

The Tochigi Brex took an eight-point cushion into halftime on Friday night. When they returned to the court for the second half, the Brex raised their intensity level and overpowered the Levanga Hokkaido, cruising to a 98-66 victory in Sapporo. The Brex (7-1) extended their winning ...