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Japan storms past Iran in exhibition series opener

Basketball Feb 10, 2017

Japan storms past Iran in exhibition series opener

by Ed Odeven

The Japan men's national team knocked down 12 3-pointers and forced 19 turnovers en route to an 85-74 victory over Iran in the opener of a two-game exhibition series on Friday night in Sapporo. Interim head coach Luka Pavicevic's team shot 52.2 percent (12-for-23) from ...

Balanced scoring guides Alvark past B-Corsairs

Basketball / B. League Jan 21, 2017

Balanced scoring guides Alvark past B-Corsairs

by Ed Odeven

There are games when almost everything goes right for an offense. Saturday was one of those games for the Alvark Tokyo. Six Alvark players reached double figures in scoring and the East Division leaders pounced on the visiting Yokohama B-Corsairs, winning 98-66. Former NBA guard Diante Garrett ...