Samuraiz rally past Rizing in final minute

Basketball / B. League May 4, 2018

Samuraiz rally past Rizing in final minute

by Ed Odeven

The Kanazawa Samuraiz made a pair of clutch baskets in the final minute, rallying to beat the visiting Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka by the slimmest of margins, 71-70, on Friday night. Tsubasa Yonamine scored his only two points on a layup with 1 minute remaining. The ...

Alvark hold on to beat Diamond Dolphins

Basketball / B. League Apr 15, 2018

Alvark hold on to beat Diamond Dolphins

by Ed Odeven

For the second time in less than 24 hours, the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins faced a 17-point deficit entering the fourth quarter on Sunday against the host Alvark Tokyo. This time, though, the Diamond Dolphins fell short of grabbing their second improbable win of the weekend. Tokyo ...

Cumulative stats tell big part of story

Basketball / B. League | B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK Nov 30, 2017

Cumulative stats tell big part of story

by Ed Odeven

There are 12 categories of traditional team statistics that the B. League religiously charts and distributes to the media. Naturally, it begins with wins and losses. Points per game, opponent's ppg, field-goal shooting percentage, opponent's field-goal percentage, as well as 3-pointers, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks and ...