B. League boosts Kumamoto recovery

Basketball / B. League | HOOP SCOOP Feb 2, 2018

B. League boosts Kumamoto recovery

by Ed Odeven

Sometimes, the combined efforts of government officials, volunteers, local residents and sports leagues team up to produce a certifiable winner. Such was the case with the second annual B. League All-Star Game on Jan. 15 at Kumamoto Prefectural Gymnasium. All in all, the weekend was ...

Brex too much for SeaHorses on opening night

Basketball / B. League Sep 29, 2017

Brex too much for SeaHorses on opening night

by Ed Odeven

The Kenji Hasegawa era began with his successful debut at the helm on Friday night. The new Tochigi Brex head coach steered his team to a season-opening 78-64 triumph over the visiting SeaHorses Mikawa. Tochigi delivered a high-energy performance in its convincing win. The club's players ...

Brex claim first B. League title

Basketball / B. League May 27, 2017

Brex claim first B. League title

by Ed Odeven

An exciting new era for pro basketball in Japan produced an appropriate final chapter to close out its inaugural season on Saturday afternoon. The first B. League Championship final delivered a tight duel between the Kawasaki Brave Thunders, last season's NBL champion, and the Tochigi ...