Brave Thunders run past Lakestars

Basketball / B. League Mar 16, 2018

Brave Thunders run past Lakestars

by Ed Odeven

The Kawasaki Brave Thunders had more points through three quarters than the visiting Shiga Lakestars accumulated in Friday's game. Not a good sign for the Lakestars. Kawasaki cruised to an 83-60 victory in the series opener at Todoroki Arena. The Brave Thunders improved to 15-7 at ...

Basketball Jan 11, 2015

Akita dominates second half, rolls to 12th straight win

by Ed Odeven

The Akita Northern Happinets erupted for 62 second-half points against the Saitama Broncos on Sunday. They turned a seven-point halftime deficit into an afterthought, clobbering the Broncos 102-87 for their 12th straight victory. Eastern Conference-leading Akita (24-4 overall, 15-1 on the road) dropped two straight home ...

Basketball | BJ-LEAGUE NOTEBOOK Oct 2, 2014

Key questions entering 10th season

by Ed Odeven

Japan's first men's pro basketball circuit tips off its 10th season with 10 games on Saturday. Now with a new title sponsor on board, the Turkish Airlines bj-league will have one franchise making its regular-season debut on the same day. The Fukushima Firebonds play host ...