NeoPhoenix bounce back against Albirex

Basketball / B. League Apr 30, 2017

NeoPhoenix bounce back against Albirex

by Ed Odeven

Rebounding takes effort, hard work and determination. The San-en NeoPhoenix demonstrated this winning formula in a 73-69 victory over the Niigata Albirex BB on Sunday. The NeoPhoenix won the battle on the boards, outrebounding the hosts 50-44 in Nagaoka, Niigata Prefecture. Six San-en players had four or ...

NeoPhoenix's defense shines in triumph over B-Corsairs

Basketball / B. League Oct 8, 2016

NeoPhoenix's defense shines in triumph over B-Corsairs

by Ed Odeven

The San-en NeoPhoenix delivered an impressive defensive performance on Saturday in their series opener against the struggling Yokohama B-Corsairs. First-year NeoPhoenix head coach Hiroki Fujita's team rejected nine shots, with six players blocking one or more attempts in a 71-62 home victory. San-en, the 18-team top ...