Storks hand coaching reins to Miodrag Rajkovic

Basketball / B. League Jul 28, 2018

Storks hand coaching reins to Miodrag Rajkovic

by Ed Odeven

The Nishinomiya Storks on Saturday named Miodrag Rajkovic as their new head coach. The 47-year-old Serbian mentor led the Toyama Grouses in 2017-18, but was not retained. Toyama went 24-36. Kensaku Tennichi, who guided the Osaka Evessa to three championships in as many seasons at the ...

Tohoku teams part of community fabric

Basketball / BJ-League | HOOP SCOOP Mar 12, 2016

Tohoku teams part of community fabric

by Ed Odeven

Men's pro basketball has thrived in Tohoku during the slow, difficult recovery from the March 11 disasters. Five years later, the sport has established a strong foothold and a tradition, laying the foundation for the future. A quick glance at the bj-league's Eastern Conference standings will ...