Levanga Hokkaido, Wakayama Trians make coaching changes

Basketball Dec 3, 2014

Levanga Hokkaido, Wakayama Trians make coaching changes

The struggling Levanga Hokkaido announced on Wednesday that they've fired head coach Juan Manuel Hurtado Perez and named his assistant, Kota Mizuno, interim head coach. Last season, Perez, a 40-year-old Spaniard, led the NBL Eastern Conference club to a 31-23 record, the best winning percentage ...

Levanga coach Perez airs NBL frustrations

Basketball Apr 28, 2014

Levanga coach Perez airs NBL frustrations

by Kaz Nagatsuka

As their season came to an end having missed a playoff berth on Sunday, Levanga Hokkaido's Spanish bench boss Juan Manuel Hurtado Perez poured out his thoughts in an almost furious fashion. Although Perez did not necessarily identify it as something that cost the Levanga ...