Nearly 50 years on, Bradley recalls 1964 Tokyo Games

Olympics Aug 28, 2014

Nearly 50 years on, Bradley recalls 1964 Tokyo Games

by Ed Odeven

As Bill Bradley remembers an unforgettable time in a life filled with extraordinary accomplishments, national pride as a collective experience remains a cherished memory from the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Visiting Japan for the first time, the future three-term New Jersey Senator admitted he gained a ...

Backcourt dynamo Takeno takes talents to Akita

Basketball Jul 4, 2014

Backcourt dynamo Takeno takes talents to Akita

by Ed Odeven

Veteran guard Akitomo Takeno, a perimeter marksman with an explosive first step, has left the Rizing Fukuoka and OK'd a contractual agreement to play for the Akita Northern Happinets for the 2014-15 season. The Happinets, last season's championship runnerup team, announced the deal on Friday. The ...

Basketball Apr 17, 2014

Ryukyu's Burns garners league accolade

by Ed Odeven

Draelon Burns played an integral role in the Ryukyu Golden Kings' splendid 24-2 record in home games this season. Exhibit A: In the first game of their final home series, Burns had 30 points (one shy of his season-high total), nine rebounds, four ...

Basketball Sep 6, 2013

Knicks' Tyler recovering from foot surgery

by Ed Odeven

New York Knicks big man Jeremy Tyler underwent surgery on Thursday to repair "a stress fracture of his right fifth metatarsal," the team announced. The former Tokyo Apache post player underwent the procedure on his foot at Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. Dr. Martin ...

Basketball Aug 17, 2013

Knicks sign ex-Tokyo Apache big man Tyler

by Ed Odeven

Jeremy Tyler made a positive impression during the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas last month, playing for the New York Knicks. That prompted Knicks general manager Glen Grunwald to offer Tyler, a former Tokyo Apache forward/center, a contract for the ...

Basketball Jul 20, 2013

Tyler shines in Summer League finale

by Ed Odeven

Former Tokyo Apache big man Jeremy Tyler scored a team-high 20 points on 8-for-12 shooting and blocked two shots in the New York Knicks' 91-80 victory on Friday over the Los Angeles Clippers in the teams' final game of the NBA Summer League in ...