Dream Games provide taste of sport's future in Japan

Basketball Sep 15, 2015

Dream Games provide taste of sport's future in Japan

by Ed Odeven

It's been obvious for many years that Japan's basketball leaders needed to take bigger, bolder steps to promote the game across the archipelago. After all, marquee events and ambitious, big-scale marketing are essential to broaden interest in the sport, propelling it from a niche audience ...

JPBL finalizes division placements for 2016-17

Basketball Aug 29, 2015

JPBL finalizes division placements for 2016-17

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Japan Professional Basketball League revealed which divisions the remaining 25 clubs have been allocated to for the new men's professional circuit, which tips off in 2016, at a Tokyo news conference on Saturday. Assignments for 20 clubs had already been announced in late July, ...