Alvark edge Brave Thunders, earn series split

Basketball / B. League Feb 1, 2020

Alvark edge Brave Thunders, earn series split

by Ed Odeven

The visiting Alvark Tokyo avenged their Friday defeat by outplaying the Kawasaki Brave Thunders in Saturday's marquee rematch. In the two-time reigning champions' 72-68 victory, they were held to seven third-quarter points, but they got back on track in the final quarter to secure the ...

Hannaryz edge Brave Thunders, extend win streak to seven

Basketball / B. League Jan 24, 2020

Hannaryz edge Brave Thunders, extend win streak to seven

by Ed Odeven

The Kyoto Hannaryz are playing consistent, high-level basketball after a difficult stretch earlier this season. Coach Honoo Hamaguchi's club collected its seventh straight victory on Friday, defeating the Kawasaki Brave Thunders 82-78 at Todoroki Arena. The visiting Hannaryz (15-16) capitalized on their big advantage at the ...

Sunrockers capture crown

Basketball Jan 12, 2020

Sunrockers capture crown

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Sunrockers Shibuya are back on top of Japanese basketball for the first time in five years. The Tokyo side claimed the Emperor's Cup title on Sunday with a nail-biting 78-73 win over the Kawasaki Brave Thunders in the All-Japan Championship final at Saitama Super ...