Evessa overpower NeoPhoenix, end five-game slide

Basketball / B. League Nov 18, 2017

Evessa overpower NeoPhoenix, end five-game slide

by Ed Odeven

The Osaka Evessa dominated on both sides of the ball in Saturday's series opener against the San-en NeoPhoenix, ending a five-game losing streak The Evessa pounded the NeoPhoenix 79-54 in Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture. Osaka coach Dai Oketani's club had five double-digit scorers: Gyno Pomare (18 points, ...

NeoPhoenix beat B-Corsairs to earn series split

Basketball / B. League Nov 5, 2017

NeoPhoenix beat B-Corsairs to earn series split

by Ed Odeven

Statistical similarities marked the first half of Sunday's Yokohama B-Corsairs-San-en NeoPhoenix series finale. The second half was a somewhat different story. The NeoPhoenix pulled away in the third quarter, and then the B-Corsairs made a valiant comeback in the fourth quarter, but ran out of time ...

NeoPhoenix roll past lethargic Sunrockers

Basketball / B. League Oct 8, 2017

NeoPhoenix roll past lethargic Sunrockers

by Ed Odeven

There wasn't a way to sugarcoat the facts. The final score — San-en NeoPhoenix 64, Sunrockers Shibuya 54 — spelled out the fact that the hosts didn't do enough on offense to win Sunday afternoon's game at Aoyama Gakuin University Memorial Hall. The facts were the ...