Balanced scoring powers Albirex past Grouses

Basketball / B. League Nov 4, 2017

Balanced scoring powers Albirex past Grouses

by Ed Odeven

The Niigata Albirex BB's offense performed at a high level on Saturday. Six Albirex players scored in double figures, including B League scoring leader Davante Gardner, who had a game-best 24 points, in Niigata's 95-86 triumph over the host Toyama Grouses. Gardner, a Marquette University alum, ...

Albirex edge Lakestars, improve to 10-10

Basketball / B. League Dec 3, 2016

Albirex edge Lakestars, improve to 10-10

by Ed Odeven

The Niigata Albirex BB overcame Lakestars star Julian Mavunga's 41-point performance and escaped with a 92-91 road victory on Saturday over Shiga. Tenyoku You nailed a pair of free throws with 1:44 remaining in the fourth quarter to put the Albirex in front 92-85. Shiga (4-16) ...

Fazekas powers Brave Thunders past Albirex

Basketball / B. League Nov 19, 2016

Fazekas powers Brave Thunders past Albirex

by Ed Odeven

There's no secret about the Kawasaki Brave Thunders' recipe for success. It all starts with Nick Fazekas. The ex-NBA big man delivered a splendid 36-point, 11-rebound performance to guide Kawasaki past the Niigata Albirex BB on Saturday. Fazekas made 13 of 18 shots from the field, ...