Jets oust Brex to clinch Championship berth

Basketball / B. League May 5, 2019

Jets oust Brex to clinch Championship berth

by Ed Odeven

The Chiba Jets Funabashi soared to great heights during the regular season. But the East Division champions had higher aspirations all along, and the team's third straight Emperor's Cup title in January provided the biggest hint of all. The Jets, the 2017-18 title runners-up, ascended one ...

Hannaryz hold off Rizing Zephyr in OT

Basketball / B. League Nov 2, 2018

Hannaryz hold off Rizing Zephyr in OT

by Ed Odeven

The visiting Kyoto Hannaryz outlasted the Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka in overtime on Friday night, winning 98-95. Kevin Hareyama sank a pair of free throws at the 4:26 mark of OT to put Kyoto ahead 85-83, and coach Honoo Hamaguchi's club didn't relinquish the lead the ...