Fujioka blossoming into star, leader

Basketball Aug 18, 2017

Fujioka blossoming into star, leader

by Kaz Nagatsuka

There is probably nobody else that shines as brightly as Manami Fujioka does in Japanese women's basketball right now, and many believe that she has the potential to eventually transform into a superstar player. The 23-year-old largely contributed to Japan winning its third straight Asian ...

Sunflowers secure eighth straight WJBL title

Basketball Mar 15, 2016

Sunflowers secure eighth straight WJBL title

by Kaz Nagatsuka

For another year, the JX-Eneos Sunflowers finished the season on top. The Sunflowers wrapped up the best-of-five WJBL Finals with a 75-66 win in Game 4 at Tokyo's Yoyogi National Gymnasium No. 2 and captured the league title for the eighth consecutive year. The "eight-peat" is ...