Japan roster unveiled for FIBA Asia Cup

Basketball Jul 25, 2017

Japan roster unveiled for FIBA Asia Cup

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Star guards Yuki Togashi, Makoto Hiejima and Daiki Tanaka headline the Japan men's national team's 12-man roster for the upcoming FIBA Asia Cup, the Japan Basketball Association announced on Tuesday. Most of the squad that competed at June's East Asia Championship in Nagano, where the ...

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 ...

Basketball Sep 15, 2016

Shinoyama sparks Japan past Qatar at FIBA Asia Challenge

Point guard Ryusei Shinoyama scored 16 points to lead Japan to its third win of the FIBA Asia Challenge in Tehran on Wednesday, beating Qatar 79-65 and in the process setting up a quarterfinal clash with Jordan. Shinoyama, 28, had his second standout performance of ...