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Japanese basketball hurt by Robots debacle

Feb 18, 2015

Japanese basketball hurt by Robots debacle

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The NBL, one of the two top men's basketball leagues in Japan, has endured a chaotic 2014-15 campaign, and the disarray reached its nadir with the management change of the Tsukuba Robots. It came out of the blue for the fans. Just a week into ...

New challenges for Takeuchi, Okada

| Jul 31, 2014

New challenges for Takeuchi, Okada

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Because of the disparity in the talent pool, the National Basketball League ended up with enormous gaps between the elite teams and weaker teams during its inaugural 2013-14 season. But Year Two may be a little different. Since the offseason officially began at the end ...