Memories all that remain of bj-league

Basketball | HOOP SCOOP Jul 2, 2016

Memories all that remain of bj-league

by Ed Odeven

First in a two-part series Six weeks after the bj-league's final game, it's now a good time to dust the cobwebs off the memory bank . . . Hoop Scoop chronicled the highlights and lowlights of the final 10 seasons of the bj-league's wild 11-year run, ...

Kyoto's Palmer brings end to long career in Japan

Basketball Dec 8, 2015

Kyoto's Palmer brings end to long career in Japan

by Ed Odeven

Kyoto Hannaryz forward David Palmer on Monday revealed that he's decided to retire — effective immediately. He said he made up his mind in early November, citing injuries and various physical ailments as factors that led to this decision. Palmer told The Japan Times in ...

Newton reflects on stellar Japan career

Basketball | HOOP SCOOP Nov 14, 2015

Newton reflects on stellar Japan career

by Ed Odeven

To define true greatness in pro sports, there's no greater measuring stick than championships. Which is why Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell remains the quintessential winner in North American pro sports. He starred on 11 NBA championship squads in 13 seasons. In the bj-league, Jeff Newton ...