Hokkaido outplays Nagoya in series opener

Basketball / B. League Dec 9, 2016

Hokkaido outplays Nagoya in series opener

by Ed Odeven

Levanga Hokkaido big man Daniel Miller delivered a noteworthy performance at the defensive end of the court on Friday night. The 211-cm Miller's game-high 10 rebounds (nine defensive) and four blocks helped guide the Levanga Hokkaido to a series-opening 69-60 triumph over the Nagoya Diamond ...

Akita sends Tokyo to 28th straight defeat

Basketball / BJ-League Feb 26, 2016

Akita sends Tokyo to 28th straight defeat

by Ed Odeven

The Akita Northern Happinets jumped out to a 16-point lead by the end of the first quarter and cruised to a lopsided win over the host Tokyo Cinq Reves on Friday night. The Northern Happinets recorded a clinical 100-78 victory, condemning Tokyo to its 28th ...

Basketball Nov 3, 2015

Verdell Jones III joins D-League's Warriors

by Ed Odeven

Guard Verdell Jones III, who helped the Fukushima Firebonds reach the bj-league playoffs as an expansion team last season, has been named to the Santa Cruz Warriors' 15-man training camp roster, the NBA Development League team announced on Monday. Training camp opened on Tuesday for ...

Basketball / BJ-League Oct 7, 2014

Fukushima Firebonds sign Jones to bolster backcourt

by Ed Odeven

The Fukushima Firebonds have signed guard Verdell Jones III, bj-league sources have told The Japan Times. The Indiana University product is currently waiting for his visa paperwork to be processed. The expansion Firebonds went 1-1 in the first weekend of the regular season, edging the visiting ...