SeaHorses outplay Albirex, improve to 19-3

Basketball / B. League Dec 16, 2017

SeaHorses outplay Albirex, improve to 19-3

by Ed Odeven

Strength in numbers led the title-chasing SeaHorses Mikawa past the Niigata Albirex BB on Saturday afternoon. The SeaHorses had six double-digit scorers and four players with five or more assists. They chalked up 32 assists and had only six turnovers. For coach Kimikazu Suzuki's team, it ...

Alvark end SeaHorses' 16-game winning streak

Basketball / B. League Dec 2, 2017

Alvark end SeaHorses' 16-game winning streak

by Ed Odeven

The SeaHorses Mikawa's epic winning streak is over. In a battle of title contenders, the Alvark Tokyo came through with key plays in the closing seconds to pull off a 77-74 win over the SeaHorses on Saturday afternoon in Kariya, Aichi Prefecture. The SeaHorses (16-2) lost ...

Basketball Aug 15, 2017

South Korea eliminates Japan at FIBA Asia Cup

Japan's FIBA Asia Cup campaign was emphatically halted on Monday when South Korea used a 17-1 fourth quarter run to grab an 81-68 victory in the teams' quarterfinal qualifier in Beirut. South Korea blew the game open to start the fourth quarter, turning a ...

Japan beats Uruguay to hand coach Lamas first win

Basketball Jul 30, 2017

Japan beats Uruguay to hand coach Lamas first win

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Slasher Makoto Hiejima racked up a game-high 16 points as the Japanese men's national team cruised past Uruguay 72-57 in the second game of a two-game exhibition series at Aoyama Gakuin University on Sunday. Japan, which lost 79-69 to the South Americans on Saturday, was ...

Japan roster unveiled for FIBA Asia Cup

Basketball Jul 25, 2017

Japan roster unveiled for FIBA Asia Cup

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Star guards Yuki Togashi, Makoto Hiejima and Daiki Tanaka headline the Japan men's national team's 12-man roster for the upcoming FIBA Asia Cup, the Japan Basketball Association announced on Tuesday. Most of the squad that competed at June's East Asia Championship in Nagano, where the ...

Taiwan outplays Japan in East Asia semifinals

Basketball Jun 6, 2017

Taiwan outplays Japan in East Asia semifinals

Japan flamed out in the East Asia Basketball Association Championship semifinals on Tuesday, falling 78-73 to Taiwan as turnovers and an anemic offensive performance left the hosts looking for somewhere to hide in Nagano. Taiwan's Quincy Davis III proved too much for Japan's frontline to ...