Hannaryz grind out win over 89ers

Basketball / B. League Jan 27, 2017

Hannaryz grind out win over 89ers

by Ed Odeven

Kevin Kotzur's double-double and 13-point efforts from Marcus Dove and Shingo Utsumi sparked the visiting Kyoto Hannaryz to a 63-58 victory over the Sendai 89ers on Friday night. Kotzur contributed team-high totals of 17 points and 12 rebounds for Kyoto (15-18), and blocked two shots. Dove ...

Sendai forward White named bj-league MVP

Basketball / BJ-League Apr 27, 2016

Sendai forward White named bj-league MVP

by Ed Odeven

Sendai 89ers forward Wendell White joined fellow league legend Lynn Washington, the retired Osaka Evessa icon, as the bj-league's only two-time regular-season MVPs, as the league's 11th and final regular-season awards were announced on Wednesday. White earned his first MVP honor for the 2009-10 season, ...

Basketball / BJ-League Apr 16, 2016

Nash's 42-point night ignites Fukushima

by Ed Odeven

Rookie forward Le'Bryan Nash scored a game-high 42 points and the Fukushima Firebonds snapped a four-game losing streak on Saturday, beating the visiting Sendai 89ers 94-93. As a result, Fukushima also halted Sendai's 10-game winning streak. Nash, an Oklahoma State product, made 17 of 28 shots ...