Jets cruise in dominant win over Evessa

Basketball / B. League Feb 16, 2020

Jets cruise in dominant win over Evessa

by Ed Odeven

The Chiba Jets controlled the second half on Sunday against the Osaka Evessa, dominating for long stretches and getting a big lift from Yuki Togashi and Koh Flippin in the third and fourth quarter, respectively. The result? The Jets steamrolled the Evessa 89-66 at Funabashi Arena. Togashi ...

Brex beat Evessa to remain in playoff chase

Basketball / B. League Jan 26, 2020

Brex beat Evessa to remain in playoff chase

by Ed Odeven

Three wins separate the top four teams in the six-team East Division, and the Utsunomiya Brex are in a spirited fight along with the Alvark Tokyo, Sunrockers Shibuya and Chiba Jets Funabashi for coveted playoff berths. Brex coach Ryuzo Anzai's squad sits a game behind ...

Energized Evessa cruise past Jets

Basketball / B. League Dec 14, 2019

Energized Evessa cruise past Jets

by Ed Odeven

Balanced scoring played a pivotal role in the Osaka Evessa's series-opening victory over the Chiba Jets on Saturday afternoon. What's more, center Josh Harrellson secured the 84-69 win with a 13-point, 20-rebound, eight-assist, three-steal, two-block performance. For the former University of Kentucky and NBA player, ...

B. League's steady growth continues

Basketball / B. League May 31, 2019

B. League's steady growth continues

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The B. League continued its steady growth in its third season that concluded on May 11. The overall attendance in the first and second divisions in the 2018-19 campaign was 2,593,217 (including the All-Star Game and postseason contests), up 3.6 percent from the year before. In ...