Brex claim first B. League title

Basketball / B. League May 27, 2017

Brex claim first B. League title

by Ed Odeven

An exciting new era for pro basketball in Japan produced an appropriate final chapter to close out its inaugural season on Saturday afternoon. The first B. League Championship final delivered a tight duel between the Kawasaki Brave Thunders, last season's NBL champion, and the Tochigi ...

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 ...

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 ...

Aisin edges Toyota in Game 1 of NBL semifinals

Basketball May 21, 2016

Aisin edges Toyota in Game 1 of NBL semifinals

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Bench players Tomoya Hasegawa and Shinsuke Kashiwagi came through to lead the Aisin SeaHorses past the Toyota Alvark with a 69-67 victory in Game 1 of the their NBL playoff semifinal series at Yoyogi National Gymnasium No. 2 on Saturday. Aisin, the reigning league champion, ...