Basketball May 16, 2014

Kanazawa to coach NBDL's Yamagata team

by Ed Odeven

The well-traveled Atsushi Kanazawa will lead the Passlab Yamagata Wyverns in the NBDL, the JBL2's successor, next season, it was announced on Thursday. "It is a great honor to be in charge of a new team," Kanazawa was quoted as saying in published reports. The NBDL's ...

Basketball Mar 23, 2014

Tokyo Excellence triumph in NBDL championship game

In the National Basketball Development League's title game on Sunday, the Tokyo Excellence defeated the Toyota Tsusho Fighting Eagles 93-77. Shooting guard Yusuke Karino led the Excellence (31-3 overall) with 33 points on 13-for-19 shooting in Gifu. Takaki Ishida, who played for the Chiba Jets ...

Tokyo Excellence shooting for NBDL championship

Basketball Mar 21, 2014

Tokyo Excellence shooting for NBDL championship

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Tokyo Excellence, who are in their first season in the National Basketball Development League (formerly the JBL2), have posted a splendid 29-3 record to date. The club is aiming to win the championship in the four-team playoffs this weekend. "It's unbelievable, because we are ...