Niigata outplays Mikawa in series opener

Basketball / B. League Dec 22, 2018

Niigata outplays Mikawa in series opener

by Ed Odeven

Niigata Albirex BB star Davante Gardner received an abundance of Christmas presents from the SeaHorses Mikawa on Saturday afternoon. The B. League's leading scorer was repeatedly sent to the free-throw line, and the Marquette University product drained 12 of 13 attempts in an 86-77 road ...

Albirex soar past Happinets in series opener

Basketball / B. League Oct 11, 2018

Albirex soar past Happinets in series opener

by Ed Odeven

The Niigata Albirex BB employed a three-guard lineup in Thursday's series opener against the Akita Northern Happinets. Veterans Kei Igarashi and Shinsuke Kashiwagi started alongside combo guard Ryonosuke Watanabe, and the trio scored a combined 28 points in Niigata's 84-74 victory. Igarashi, who played on Japan's ...

Aisin edges Toyota in Game 1 of NBL semifinals

Basketball May 21, 2016

Aisin edges Toyota in Game 1 of NBL semifinals

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Bench players Tomoya Hasegawa and Shinsuke Kashiwagi came through to lead the Aisin SeaHorses past the Toyota Alvark with a 69-67 victory in Game 1 of the their NBL playoff semifinal series at Yoyogi National Gymnasium No. 2 on Saturday. Aisin, the reigning league champion, ...