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Basketball / BJ-League Mar 12, 2016

Toyama whips Shinshu in series opener

by Ed Odeven

The hot-shooting Toyama Grouses trounced the Shinshu Brave Warriors in their series opener on Saturday, winning 84-60. Grouses coach Bob Nash's team shot 58.5 percent from inside the 3-point arc, converting 31 of 53 shots. Toyama (27-12) only attempted 12 3s and made four of ...

Brave Warriors beat 89ers to continue hot streak

Basketball / BJ-League Feb 21, 2016

Brave Warriors beat 89ers to continue hot streak

by Ed Odeven

The Shinshu Brave Warriors aren't at the top of the Eastern Conference standings. And the Nagano Prefecture-based club isn't the metaphorical king of the hill. But they've made giant steps in the right direction. And over the past several weeks, Shinshu coach Koju Munakata's squad ...