SeaHorses dig deep to take NBL Finals opener

Basketball May 28, 2016

SeaHorses dig deep to take NBL Finals opener

by Kaz Nagatsuka

For 34 minutes, 33 seconds out of the 40 minutes of regulation, the Toshiba Brave Thunders led the game. But it was their experienced opponents who ended up getting the "W." Aisin geared up defensively to take the momentum and prevailed late in the game as ...

Aisin, Toshiba renew storied rivalry in NBL Finals

Basketball May 27, 2016

Aisin, Toshiba renew storied rivalry in NBL Finals

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Aisin SeaHorses and Toshiba Brave Thunders squared off against each other during the final Japan Basketball League Finals to wrap up the 2012-13 season. Aisin edged Toshiba, winning the series 3-2. During this regular season, the two met five times. Toshiba won 3-2. Expect cutthroat battles when ...

Brave Thunders beat Brex for place in NBL Finals

Basketball May 23, 2016

Brave Thunders beat Brex for place in NBL Finals

The Toshiba Brave Thunders defeated the Link Tochigi Brex 69-60 in the decisive third game of the playoff semifinals on Monday in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, and advanced to the NBL Finals. The Brave Thunders, the inaugural NBL champions in the 2013-14 season, will take on ...

Sakuragi leads SeaHorses to Game 1 victory

Basketball May 23, 2015

Sakuragi leads SeaHorses to Game 1 victory

by Kaz Nagatsuka

An old scorer never dies. Veteran center and former UCLA player J.R. Sakuragi paced the Aisin SeaHorses with 30 points and four assists in their 86-82 win over the Toyota Alvark in Game 1 of the best-of-five NBL Finals at Yoyogi National Gymnasium Annex on ...