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B League Standings
Central
 1. Toshiba BT 49-11 
 2. San-en 33-27 
 3. Hitachi SR 32-28 
 4. Niigata Albirex 27-33 
 5. Toyama Grouses 18-42 
 6. Yokohama BC 16-44 
East
 1. Tochigi Brex 46-14 
 2. Toyota Alvark 44-16 
 3. Chiba Jets 44-16 
 4. Hokkaido L. 23-37 
 5. Akita NH 18-42 
 6. Sendai 89ers 14-46 
West
 1. SeaHorses 46-14 
 2. Ryukyu GK 29-31 
 3. Osaka Evessa 28-32 
 4. Nagoya DD 27-33 
 5. Kyoto Hannar. 25-35 
 6. Shiga L-Stars 21-39 
Last:5/23/2017
B Standings
Central
 1. Nishinomiya S. 43-17 
 2. Toyotsu FE 42-18 
 3. Tokyo Z 27-33 
 4. Bambitious Nara 24-36 
 5. Tokyo Excel. 22-38 
 6. Shinshu BW 14-46 
East
 1. Gunma 40-20 
 2. Cyberdyne IR 32-28 
 3. Fukushima 30-30 
 4. Aomori Watts 29-31 
 5. Yamagata 26-34 
 6. Iwate Big Bulls 15-45 
West
 1. Shimane SM 51-9 
 2. Hiroshima D. 46-14 
 3. Kumamoto V. 44-16 
 4. Ehime OV 29-31 
 5. Kagawa FA 19-41 
 6. Kagoshima 7-53 
Last:5/8/2017
B League D3 Stage Two Standings
 1. Fukuoka Rizing 9-1 
 2. Kanazawa Sam. 8-2 
 3. Tokyo HT 5-5 
 4. Tokyo Cinq R. 4-6 
 5. Saitama Bron. 3-7 
 6. Otsuka A. 1-9 
Stage One Standings
Last:5/7/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Nick FAZEKAS
  Toshiba BT
  (211-F-85)
  Avg: 26.6
 1. Fazekas, Toshiba BT26.6 
 2. Gardner, Niigata .21.9 
 3. Mavunga, Shiga L.19.5 
 4. Chapman, Niigata .18.9 
 5. Childress, San-en18.9 
 6. Garrett, Toyota A.18.3 
 7. Stone, Chiba Jets17.9 
 8. White, Sendai17.7 
 9. Rossiter, Tochigi .17.1 
 10. Kanamaru, SeaHo.16.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ryan ROSSITER
  Tochigi .
  (204-F/C-89)
  Avg: 13
 1. Rossiter, Tochigi .13.0 
 2. Fazekas, Toshiba BT12.6 
 3. Harrellson, Osaka E.11.6 
 4. Butts, SeaHorses11.5 
 5. Willard, Toyama G.9.7 
 6. Childress, San-en9.5 
 7. Sacre, Hitachi SR8.8 
 8. Mangano, Sendai8.8 
 9. Gardner, Niigata .8.8 
 10. Parker, Chiba Jets8.5 
Assists Per Game
 Naoki UTO
  Toyama G.
  (188-F-91)
  Avg: 4.3
 1. Uto, Toyama G.4.3 
 2. Namizato, Shiga L.4.2 
 3. Garrett, Toyota A.4.0 
 4. Togashi, Chiba Jets4.0 
 5. Sakuragi, SeaHorses4.0 
 6. Suzuki, San-en3.9 
 7. Igarashi, Niigata .3.7 
 8. Mavunga, Shiga L.3.5 
 9. Tabuse, Tochigi .3.4 
 10. Hiejima, SeaHorses3.3 
Steals Per Game
 Kenta HIROSE
  Hitachi SR
  (193-G-85)
  Avg: 2
 1. Hirose, Hitachi SR2.0 
 2. Dove, Kyoto Hannar.1.7 
 3. Vendrame, Hitac.1.6 
 4. Parker, Chiba Jets1.6 
 5. Palmer, Akita NH1.6 
 6. Hatakeyama, Niigata .1.5 
 7. Garrett, Toyota A.1.5 
 8. Rossiter, Tochigi .1.5 
 9. Tanaka, Toyota A.1.5 
 10. Gibbs, Tochigi Brex1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Josh HARRELLSON
  Osaka E.
  (208-F-89)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Harrellson, Osaka E.1.9 
 2. Parker, Chiba Jets1.8 
 3. Miller, Hokkaido L.1.7 
 4. Chapman, Niigata .1.7 
 5. Armstrong, Chiba J.1.4 
 6. Bachynski, Hokkaido.1.3 
 7. Edwards, SeaHorses1.2 
 8. Childress, San-en1.2 
 9. Pittman, Toyama G.1.1 
Player of the Week

 Julian Mavunga
  Shiga L-Stars
  ( 203-PF-90 )
  

 Scootie Randall
  Cyberdyne IR
  ( 198-F-90 )
  

 Gyno Pomare
  Kanazawa Sam.
  ( 203-F-86 )
  

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JBA announces details of new league - Jun 26, 2012


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The Japan Basketball Association (JBA) recently announced the details of the new league that will start play in 2013.

In the last couple of years, the Japan Basketball League (JBL) and Basketball Japan (BJ) League had been in talks about
merging with one another to unify the top leagues.

The JBL, the oldest league, is noted for having the top domestic players and most of the National Team players reside in it.
The BJ has been an upstart league entering its 8th year after growing into a league of 21 teams.

The JBA announced that there will be a total of 22 teams in the "New League". Eight teams from the current JBL will be a part
of the league that will announce its new name in august. 3 teams, which includes the Hyogo Storks, Daytrick Tsukuba and
the new Kumamoto franchise will join the BJ's Chiba Jets to round out the first division. All of the existing JBL2 teams will
field the second division of futuristic league.

The latest announcement provides hope to help expand the game of basketball, while encouraging for the unification of the game.
However, there are more issues to be settled out as majority of the teams in the BJ league have not agreed to participate in
the newly formed legion of top pro teams. It remains to be seen if the JBL and BJ will put away its differences to have more of the top
teams from the BJ league join the league to make it as strong as it can be.

Stay tuned for more updates!
  




Jong-Kyu Kim
South Korea retains slim hope of William Jones Cup glory after beating Japan - 3 days ago
SOUTH Korea have kept alive their hopes of winning the William Jones Cup in Taiwan - but Canada and Lithuania remain the title favourites. After seven of nine matches in the relentless tournament at the Taipei Peace International Basketball Hall, Canada and Lithuania lead the standings with six wins each. One win further back is South Korea, who beat Japan 101-81 on day seven. Jong-Kyu Kim (207-C-91) hit 21 points as he finished with a perfect shooting record of 11-for-11, including nine-...   [read more]

Jo
Kurino-Dews
Jo Kurino-Dews signs at Toyotsu Fighting Eagles Nagoya - 4 days ago
Toyotsu Fighting Eagles Nagoya (B League D2) landed experienced 37-year old naturalized American forward Jo Kurino-Dews (195-98kg-80, college: Mount Olive) from Shimane Susanoo Magic. In 57 B League D2 games he averaged just 2.4ppg and 2.9rpg last season. He helped them to win the regular season and make it to the final. The previous (15-16) season Kurino-Dews played at Dragonflies (NBL). But in 51 games he had only 1.6ppg and 1.8rpg. He has spent his entire career in Japan playing for fi...   [read more]

Seiya Ando
Seiya Ando agreed terms with Toyota Alvark - 4 days ago
Toyota Alvark Tokyo (B League) strengthened their roster with addition of 25-year old guard Seiya Ando (184-92) from Akita Northern Happinets. In 62 B League games he recorded 10.6ppg, 4.5rpg, 3.0apg and 1.0spg last season. Great year indeed as he was voted to Japanese B League All-Star Game. Among other achievements Ando won NBL Canada Atlantic Division championship title in 2015. He received also Asia-Basket.com All-Asian U18 Championships 2nd Team award back in 2010. Ando was a member...   [read more]


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