Revamped Tsukuba Robots fall to 0-17

Basketball Dec 6, 2014

Revamped Tsukuba Robots fall to 0-17

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Gloria Gaynor's "I will Survive" was playing in the arena. The Tsukuba Robots intentionally did so and that was their message: they have made a fresh start. The Ibaraki Prefecture-based team played its first game under new management on Saturday, two days after it was ...

NBL approves new Robots management company

Basketball Dec 5, 2014

NBL approves new Robots management company

The NBL approved a new management company to run the financially distressed Tsukuba Robots in Thursday's general meeting in Tokyo, the league office officially announced Friday. A total of 11 Robots players had been released as they didn't agree to new contracts with the new ...

Basketball Dec 21, 2013

Chiba Jets snap 20-game skid

by Ed Odeven

The Chiba Jets' 20-game losing streak ended on Saturday with an 81-57 victory over the Tsukuba Robots in the NBL. Coach Reggie Geary's squad outscored the host Robots 21-4 in the opening quarter, using a 26-0 run to take a 28-4 lead early in the ...