Golden Kings outclass Evessa

Basketball / B. League Jan 19, 2018

Golden Kings outclass Evessa

by Ed Odeven

The Ryukyu Golden Kings' potent inside-outside scoring attack worked effectively in a runaway victory over the host Osaka Evessa on Friday night. The Golden Kings knocked down 10 3-pointers, including Ryuichi Kishimoto's 5-for-5 output, in a 72-51 decision. Ryukyu All-Star forward Ira Brown sank three 3s ...

Sendai forward White named bj-league MVP

Basketball Apr 27, 2016

Sendai forward White named bj-league MVP

by Ed Odeven

Sendai 89ers forward Wendell White joined fellow league legend Lynn Washington, the retired Osaka Evessa icon, as the bj-league's only two-time regular-season MVPs, as the league's 11th and final regular-season awards were announced on Wednesday. White earned his first MVP honor for the 2009-10 season, ...

Kinjo leads by example for Ryukyu

Basketball | BJ-LEAGUE NOTEBOOK Mar 31, 2016

Kinjo leads by example for Ryukyu

by Ed Odeven

In the Ryukyu Golden Kings' infancy, before the team made multiple championship game appearances, Shigeyuki Kinjo was one of the league's most exciting, explosive Japanese backcourt stars. The Okinawa native had a real gift for taking — and making — gutsy shots and a riverboat ...