Sunrockers cruise past Albirex

Basketball / B. League Mar 8, 2019

Sunrockers cruise past Albirex

by Ed Odeven

Frontcourt mates Robert Sacre and Ryan Kelly combined for 52 points as the Sunrockers Shibuya outplayed the visiting Niigata Albirex BB in Friday's B. League series opener. In the Sunrockers' 92-77 victory, Sacre put 27 points on the board, making 10 of 17 shots from ...

Sunrockers improve to .500 with win over NeoPhoenix

Basketball / B. League Dec 16, 2018

Sunrockers improve to .500 with win over NeoPhoenix

by Ed Odeven

Fueled by a potent inside attack and a well-orchestrated passing performance, the Sunrockers Shibuya etched an 80-57 victory over the San-en NeoPhoenix on Sunday afternoon. What's more, after a woeful October, when they won just two of 10 games, the resurgent Sunrockers improved to 12-12. Center ...

B. League boosts Kumamoto recovery

Basketball / B. League | HOOP SCOOP Feb 2, 2018

B. League boosts Kumamoto recovery

by Ed Odeven

Sometimes, the combined efforts of government officials, volunteers, local residents and sports leagues team up to produce a certifiable winner. Such was the case with the second annual B. League All-Star Game on Jan. 15 at Kumamoto Prefectural Gymnasium. All in all, the weekend was ...

Brave Thunders soar past Sunrockers in OT

Basketball / B. League May 5, 2017

Brave Thunders soar past Sunrockers in OT

by Ed Odeven

The Kawasaki Brave Thunders' two-point halftime deficit increased to 12 entering the fourth quarter on Friday night. The Brave Thunders didn't panic against the Sunrockers Shibuya. They did the opposite, playing effective basketball in the fourth quarter, forcing overtime on Nick Fazekas' game-tying shot with 9 ...