Kosuke Ishii ignites high-flying Jets

Basketball / B. League Mar 2, 2019

Kosuke Ishii ignites high-flying Jets

by Ed Odeven

Chiba Jets Funabashi perimeter marksman Kosuke Ishii had the hot hand early in Saturday's contest. The 31-year-old shooting guard took four shots in the first period. He made them all, including 3 of 3 from 3-point range against the visiting Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka. By the end ...

Alvark capture B. League title

Basketball / B. League May 26, 2018

Alvark capture B. League title

by Ed Odeven

Championships are won with well-orchestrated teamwork. The Alvark Tokyo did just that and played a polished, patient but aggressive game on Saturday. They showcased flashy plays but mostly stuck with their bread-and-butter offense, moving the ball and taking shots in players' comfort zones. Smart plan. Conversely, ...

Jets dig deep to hold off Sunrockers

Basketball / B. League Apr 22, 2018

Jets dig deep to hold off Sunrockers

by Ed Odeven

For the Chiba Jets Funabashi, their 42nd victory of the season in game No. 55 was a hard-earned triumph on Sunday. It was a win that wasn't determined until the final buzzer sounded. In succession, Josh Harrellson and Leo Vendrame missed 3-pointers in the closing ...