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NBL Standings
 1. Toyota Alvark 47-8 
 2. Tochigi Brex 42-12 
 3. Toshiba BT 38-17 
 4. Aishin SH 35-18 
 5. Hitachi SR 34-20 
 6. Hokkaido L. 28-27 
 7. Mitsubishi DD 28-28 
 8. Chiba Jets 22-33 
 9. Hiroshima D. 16-38 
 10. Kumamoto V. 13-36 
 11. Nishinomiya S. 13-41 
 12. Tsukuba R. 8-46 
Last:5/8/2016
BJ Standings
Eastern
 1. Toyama Grouses 39-13 
 2. Sendai 89ers 37-15 
 3. Akita NH 35-17 
 4. Niigata Albirex 34-18 
 5. Iwate Big Bulls 30-22 
 6. Fukushima 30-22 
 7. Shinshu BW 27-25 
 8. Aomori Watts 23-29 
 9. Gunma 22-30 
 10. Yokohama BC 19-33 
 11. Saitama Bron. 5-47 
 12. Tokyo Cinq R. 5-47 
Western
 1. Kyoto Hannar. 41-11 
 2. Okinawa GK 40-12 
 3. Shimane SM 37-15 
 4. Hamamatsu P. 36-16 
 5. Shiga L-Stars 35-17 
 6. Osaka Evessa 35-17 
 7. Kanazawa Samuraiz 27-23 
 8. Fukuoka Rizing 20-32 
 9. Bambitious Nara 17-35 
 10. Oita H.Devils 16-34 
 11. Takamatsu FA 11-41 
 12. Hiroshima L. 1-51 
Last:5/25/2016
NBDL Standings
 1. Toyota Tsusho 32-4 
 2. Otsuka A. 26-10 
 3. Tokyo Excel. 25-11 
 4. Yamagata 23-13 
 5. Tokyo Z 22-14 
 6. Tokyo HT 17-19 
 7. Aisin AW 16-20 
 8. Tokyo Big Blue 8-28 
 9. Kagoshima 6-30 
 10. Toyoda Gosei 5-31 
Last:4/13/2016
Points Per Game
 Davante GARDNER
  Nishinom.
  (203-PF-91)
  Avg: 27.7
 1. Gardner, Nishinom.27.7 
 2. Fazekas, Toshiba25.5 
 3. Tillman, Hokkaido23.6 
 4. Rossiter, Tochigi23.5 
 5. Heytvelt, Hitac.18.2 
 6. Pattillo, Tsukuba18.0 
 7. Shorter, Hiroshim.17.9 
 8. Kanamaru, Aishin S.17.5 
 9. Burrell, Mitsubis.16.9 
 10. Chapman, Chiba J.16.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Nick FAZEKAS
  Toshiba BT
  (211-F-85)
  Avg: 13.7
 1. Fazekas, Toshiba13.7 
 2. Rossiter, Tochigi12.3 
 3. N'Diaye, Tsukuba11.2 
 4. Gardner, Nishinom.10.7 
 5. Butts, Aishin SH10.6 
 6. Brenton, Tochigi10.1 
 7. Tillman, Hokkaido9.8 
 8. Burrell, Mitsubis.9.2 
 9. Gibbs, Toyota A.9.2 
 10. Rickert, Chiba Je.9.0 
Assists Per Game
 Tommy BRENTON
  Tochigi .
  (196-G-89)
  Avg: 5.8
 1. Brenton, Tochigi5.8 
 2. Sakuragi, Aishin SH3.4 
 3. Furuno, Kumamoto.3.4 
 4. Sakurai, Hokkaido.3.4 
 5. Tajima, Hokkaido.3.4 
 6. Ikaruga, Hiroshim.3.3 
 7. Tabuse, Tochigi3.3 
 8. Rossiter, Tochigi3.0 
 9. Tsuji, Toshiba BT2.9 
 10. Nishimura, Chiba2.9 
Steals Per Game
 Tommy BRENTON
  Tochigi .
  (196-G-89)
  Avg: 2
 1. Brenton, Tochigi2.0 
 2. Gibbs, Toyota A.2.0 
 3. Parker, Toyota A.1.8 
 4. Rossiter, Tochigi1.7 
 5. Hatakeyama, Nishin.1.7 
 6. Ikaruga, Hiroshim.1.6 
 7. Sakurai, Hokkaido.1.6 
 8. Shorter, Hiroshim.1.6 
 9. Tillman, Hokkaido1.5 
 10. Pattillo, Tsukuba1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Andrew NAYMICK
  Tochigi Brex
  (209-C-85)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Naymick, Tochigi B.2.1 
 2. Edwards, Aishin SH1.7 
 3. N'Diaye, Tsukuba1.3 
 4. Chapman, Chiba J.1.2 
 5. Takeuchi, Hitac.1.2 
 6. Parker, Toyota A.1.1 
 7. Nephawe, Kumamoto.1.1 
 8. Takeuchi, Hiroshim.1.1 
 9. Butts, Aishin SH1.1 
 10. Fazekas, Toshiba1.0 
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Game 1 (Finals)

Toshiba BT 58% May.28 Aishin SH
JBL Round 9: Panasonic Trians are upset by Hokkaido L. - Dec 2, 2012


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The game between third ranked Panasonic Trians (11-7) and eighth ranked Hokkaido L. (2-16) was the most important one in the last round on Sunday night. Panasonic Trians were defeated by Hokkaido L. in Osaka 89-77. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Panasonic Trians. The guests trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 51-38 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Hokkaido L. forced 19 Panasonic Trians turnovers. The best player for the winners was the former international guard Takehiko Orimo (190-70) who scored 21 points and 5 rebounds. German power forward Tilo Klette (206-77) chipped in 15 points and 10 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was American power forward Jameel Watkins (211-77, college: Georgetown) who recorded a double-double by scoring 17 points, 14 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 blocks. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Hokkaido L. maintains eighth place with 2-16 record. Panasonic Trians at the other side keep the third position with seven games lost. Hokkaido L. are looking forward to face higher ranked Tochigi Brex (#7) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Panasonic Trians will play against the league's leader Toyota Alvark (#1) where they are definitely not considered as a favorite in this game either.
Another exciting game was between seventh ranked Tochigi Brex and 4th placed Toshiba Thunders where host Tochigi Brex (4-14) won against Toshiba Thunders (10-8) 73-69. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Toshiba Thunders. It was a good game for American power forward Tyler Smith (203-80, college: Penn St.) who led his team to a victory with 20 points and 8 rebounds. Daiji Yamada contributed with 12 points for the winners. American forward Nick Fazekas (211-85, college: Nevada) answered with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 22 rebounds for Toshiba Thunders. Toshiba Thunders' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Tochigi Brex maintains seventh place with 4-14 record. Toshiba Thunders at the other side keep the fourth position with eight games lost. Tochigi Brex will play against bottom-ranked Hokkaido L. (#8) in Saporro in the next round. Toshiba Thunders will play at home against the league's second-placed Aishin Sea Horses (#2) where they are definitely not considered as a favorite in this game either.
Leader Toyota Alvark delivered the sixteenth victory on Sunday night. This time they beat 6th ranked Mitsubishi Dolphins (5-13) 69-56 in Fuchu. Jeff Gibbs stepped up and scored 5 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals for the winners. The best for the losing side was Magnum Rolle with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 11 rebounds. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Toyota Alvark (16-2) have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place. Mitsubishi Dolphins lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixth position with 13 games lost. Toyota Alvark will meet at home Panasonic Trians (#3) in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Mitsubishi Dolphins will play against Hitachi Sunrockers in Osaka and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Leader Toyota Alvark recorded the sixteenth victory. This time they crushed 6th ranked Mitsubishi Dolphins (5-13) 79-59 in Fuchu. Jeff Gibbs nailed a double-double by scoring 13 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists for the winning side. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. The victory was the seventh consecutive win for Toyota Alvark. Defending champion maintains first place with 16-2 record. Mitsubishi Dolphins lost their third game in a row. They keep the sixth position with 13 games lost. Toyota Alvark's next round opponent will be Panasonic Trians (#3) in Osaka, which may be the game of the day. Mitsubishi Dolphins will play at home against Hitachi Sunrockers in Osaka and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Tochigi was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Toshiba Thunders (10-8) played at the court of 7th ranked Tochigi Brex (4-14). Toshiba Thunders managed to secure a 8-point victory 68-60 on Saturday. The best player for the winners was Nick Fazekas who had a double-double by scoring 19 points and 19 rebounds. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Toshiba Thunders maintains fourth place with 10-8 record. Tochigi Brex lost their third game in a row. They keep the seventh position with 14 games lost. Toshiba Thunders will face league's second-placed Aishin Sea Horses in Kariya in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Tochigi Brex will play at home against Hokkaido L. (#8) in Saporro and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

Other games of round 9 were very predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Hitachi SR was defeated by Aishin SH in Kariya 60-52. Panasonic T. beat Hokkaido L. at home 92-77. Hitachi SR lost to Aishin SH on the opponent's court 57-71.
The best stats of 9th round was 28 points and 7 rebounds by Takanori Onishi of Panasonic T..



Panasonic T. - Hokkaido L. 77-89

The game between third ranked Panasonic Trians (11-7) and eighth ranked Hokkaido L. (2-16) was the most important one in the last round on Sunday night. Panasonic Trians were defeated by Hokkaido L. in Osaka 89-77. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Panasonic Trians. The guests trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 51-38 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Hokkaido L. forced 19 Panasonic Trians turnovers. The best player for the winners was the former international guard Takehiko Orimo (190-70) who scored 21 points and 5 rebounds. German power forward Tilo Klette (206-77) chipped in a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was American power forward Jameel Watkins (211-77, college: Georgetown) who recorded a double-double by scoring 17 points, 14 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 blocks and international guard Kenta Hirose (193-85) added 16 points and 8 rebounds respectively. Five Hokkaido L. and four Panasonic Trians players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Hokkaido L. maintains eighth place with 2-16 record. Panasonic Trians at the other side keep the third position with seven games lost. Hokkaido L. are looking forward to face higher ranked Tochigi Brex (#7) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Panasonic Trians will play against the league's leader Toyota Alvark (#1) where they are definitely not considered as a favorite in this game either.
Top scorers:
Panasonic T.: J.Watkins 17+14reb+5ast, K.Hirose 16+8reb+2ast, M.Nagayama 12+1reb, K.Kanamaru 12+3reb, A.Hirao 9+1ast, C.Maraker 4+4reb
Hokkaido L.: T.Orimo 21+5reb, R.Sakurai 15+1reb+1ast, T.Klette 15+10reb+1ast, D.Noguchi 12+7reb+4ast, J.Catron 11+5reb, M.Ito 10+3reb
gschID: 183298


Aishin SH - Hitachi SR 60-52

There was no surprise in Kariya where 5th ranked Hitachi Sunrockers (9-9) were defeated by second ranked Aishin Sea Horses (15-3) 60-52 on Sunday. The hosts trailed by 5 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 7-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 60-52. The best player for the winners was the former international power forward J.R. Sakuragi (206-76, college: UCLA) who had a double-double by scoring 13 points and 15 rebounds. American center Ryvon Covile (206-84, college: Detroit Mercy) chipped in 16 points and 5 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was international power forward Joji Takeuchi (207-85, agency: N.E.T.) who recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points and 11 rebounds and American power forward Jamar Smith (206-80, college: Maryland) added 16 points and 11 rebounds respectively. Hitachi Sunrockers' coach let to play ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. The victory was the tenth consecutive win for Aishin Sea Horses. They maintain second place with 15-3 record behind leader Toyota Alvark. Hitachi Sunrockers lost their third game in a row. They keep the fifth position with nine games lost. Aishin Sea Horses will face Toshiba Thunders (#4) in Kanagawa in the next round. Hitachi Sunrockers will play on the road against Mitsubishi Dolphins in Nagoya and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Hitachi SR: J.Takeuchi 16+11reb+3ast, J.Smith 16+11reb+2ast, F.Nishimura 14+1reb+4ast, D.Kobayashi 4, T.Sakai 2+4reb+1ast, J.Kano 0
Aishin SH: R.Covile 16+5reb, J.Sakuragi 13+15reb+2ast, S.Kashiwagi 11+1reb+2ast, K.Young 8+6reb, R.Hashimoto 4+2reb, T.Furukawa 3+3reb
gschID: 183297


Toyota Alvark - Mitsubishi DD 69-56

Leader Toyota Alvark delivered the sixteenth victory on Sunday night. This time they beat 6th ranked Mitsubishi Dolphins (5-13) 69-56 in Fuchu. The game was mostly controlled by Toyota Alvark. Mitsubishi Dolphins managed to win fourth quarter 17-12. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Toyota Alvark forced 19 Mitsubishi Dolphins turnovers. American forward Jeff Gibbs (188-80, college: Otterbein) stepped up and scored 5 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals for the winners and the former international guard Yusuke Okada (185-84) chipped in 15 points. The best for the losing side was Bahamas power forward Magnum Rolle (211-86, college: Louisiana Tech) with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 11 rebounds and power forward Jun Uzawa (197-81) scored 7 points. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Toyota Alvark (16-2) have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place. Mitsubishi Dolphins lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixth position with 13 games lost. Toyota Alvark will meet at home Panasonic Trians (#3) in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Mitsubishi Dolphins will play against Hitachi Sunrockers in Osaka and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Mitsubishi DD: M.Rolle 11+11reb, T.Tashiro 8+3reb, S.Utsumi 8+2reb+1ast, J.Abe 8+1reb+2ast, J.Uzawa 7+4reb+1ast, A.Minatoya 4+1reb
Toyota Alvark: Y.Okada 15+2reb+2ast, K.Tanaka 12+4reb, T.Kumagai 8+2reb, T.Ito 8+2reb+1ast, M.Takahashi 6+5reb+2ast, T.Shonaka 6+4ast
gschID: 183296


Tochigi Brex - Toshiba BT 73-69

Another exciting game was between seventh ranked Tochigi Brex and 4th placed Toshiba Thunders where host Tochigi Brex (4-14) won against Toshiba Thunders (10-8) 73-69. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Toshiba Thunders. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Toshiba Thunders won third quarter 20-17. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a good game for American power forward Tyler Smith (203-80, college: Penn St.) who led his team to a victory with 20 points and 8 rebounds. The former international center Daiji Yamada (200-81) contributed with 12 points for the winners. American forward Nick Fazekas (211-85, college: Nevada) answered with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 22 rebounds and forward Yuya Kagami (193-84) added 10 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists in the effort for Toshiba Thunders. Four Toshiba Thunders players scored in double figures. Toshiba Thunders' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Tochigi Brex maintains seventh place with 4-14 record. Toshiba Thunders at the other side keep the fourth position with eight games lost. Tochigi Brex will play against bottom-ranked Hokkaido L. (#8) in Saporro in the next round. Toshiba Thunders will play at home against the league's second-placed Aishin Sea Horses (#2) where they are definitely not considered as a favorite in this game either.
Top scorers:
Toshiba BT: N.Fazekas 24+22reb+1ast, S.Kikuchi 11, Y.Kagami 10+6reb+4ast, R.Shinoyama 10+1reb+7ast, N.Tsuji 6+3reb+2ast, Y.Kuwahara 4+2reb
Tochigi Brex: T.Smith 20+8reb, K.Takeda 15+2reb+1ast, D.Yamada 12+4reb+3ast, %PlayerNameFromUNbr% 8+4reb+1ast, R.Anzai 8+3reb+5ast, S.Ito 4+4reb
gschID: 183295


Panasonic T. - Hokkaido L. 92-77

No shocking result in a game in Osaka where third ranked Panasonic Trians (11-7) defeated bottom-ranked Hokkaido L. (2-16) 92-77 on Saturday. Panasonic Trians made 17-of-22 free shots (77.3 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was forward Takanori Onishi (195-83) who scored 28 points and 7 rebounds (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field). American power forward Jameel Watkins (211-77, college: Georgetown) chipped in a double-double by scoring 20 points and 14 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was the former international guard Takehiko Orimo (190-70) who recorded 22 points and German power forward Tilo Klette (206-77) added 20 points and 7 rebounds respectively. Hokkaido L.'s coach Scott Berry let to play ten players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. Panasonic Trians maintains third place with 11-7 record having five points less than leader Toyota Alvark. Hokkaido L. lost their ninth game in a row. They stay at the bottom position with 16 games lost. Panasonic Trians will face league's leader Toyota Alvark in Fuchu in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Hokkaido L. will play on the road against Tochigi Brex (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Hokkaido L.: T.Orimo 22+3reb+3ast, T.Klette 20+7reb, R.Sakurai 12+2reb+2ast, M.Ito 6+4reb, D.Noguchi 5+8reb+4ast, H.Shishito 3
Panasonic T.: T.Onishi 28+7reb+1ast, J.Watkins 20+14reb+1ast, K.Kanamaru 11+1reb+1ast, S.Kobayashi 10, M.Nagayama 9+1reb+2ast, A.Hirao 7+1reb+5ast
gschID: 183294


Aishin SH - Hitachi SR 71-57

Rather expected game in Kariya where 5th ranked Hitachi Sunrockers (9-9) were defeated by second ranked Aishin Sea Horses (15-3) 71-57 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Aishin Sea Horses. Hitachi Sunrockers was better in third quarter 17-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Aishin Sea Horses dominated on the defensive end, holding Hitachi Sunrockers to just 7 points in second quarter. The best player for the winners was the former international power forward J.R. Sakuragi (206-76, college: UCLA) who had a double-double by scoring 17 points, 14 rebounds and 7 assists. International swingman Takatoshi Furukawa (190-87) chipped in 17 points. Four Aishin Sea Horses players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American power forward Jamar Smith (206-80, college: Maryland) who recorded a double-double by scoring 24 points and 11 rebounds and international power forward Joji Takeuchi (207-85, agency: N.E.T.) added 11 points and 9 rebounds respectively. Hitachi Sunrockers' coach let to play twelve players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. The victory was the tenth consecutive win for Aishin Sea Horses. They maintain second place with 15-3 record behind leader Toyota Alvark. Hitachi Sunrockers lost their third game in a row. They keep the fifth position with nine games lost. Aishin Sea Horses will face Toshiba Thunders (#4) in Kanagawa in the next round. Hitachi Sunrockers will play on the road against Mitsubishi Dolphins in Nagoya and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Hitachi SR: J.Smith 24+11reb+3ast, J.Takeuchi 11+9reb+1ast, H.Kashiwakura 8+3reb+5ast, F.Nishimura 6+2reb+2ast, D.Kobayashi 3+2ast, D.Fenn 2+4reb
Aishin SH: J.Sakuragi 17+14reb+7ast, T.Furukawa 17+3reb+1ast, R.Covile 10+2reb, K.Young 10+4reb, S.Kitagawa 5+1ast, S.Asayama 5+1reb+1ast
gschID: 183293


Toyota Alvark - Mitsubishi DD 79-59

Leader Toyota Alvark recorded the sixteenth victory. This time they crushed 6th ranked Mitsubishi Dolphins (5-13) 79-59 in Fuchu. The game without a history. Toyota Alvark led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Toyota Alvark outrebounded Mitsubishi Dolphins 36-23 including 25 on the defensive glass. American forward Jeff Gibbs (188-80, college: Otterbein) nailed a double-double by scoring 13 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists for the winning side and the former international guard Yusuke Okada (185-84) accounted for 18 points. Bahamas power forward Magnum Rolle (211-86, college: Louisiana Tech) came up with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds and guard Takuya Tashiro (187-87) added 9 points respectively for Mitsubishi Dolphins in the defeat. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. The victory was the seventh consecutive win for Toyota Alvark. Defending champion maintains first place with 16-2 record. Mitsubishi Dolphins lost their third game in a row. They keep the sixth position with 13 games lost. Toyota Alvark's next round opponent will be Panasonic Trians (#3) in Osaka, which may be the game of the day. Mitsubishi Dolphins will play at home against Hitachi Sunrockers in Osaka and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Mitsubishi DD: M.Rolle 14+10reb+2ast, S.Utsumi 10+1ast, T.Tashiro 9+4reb+1ast, J.Abe 6+2reb+3ast, A.Minatoya 6+1reb, W.Brown-Matsushima 5
Toyota Alvark: Y.Okada 18, J.Gibbs 13+10reb+4ast, T.Kumagai 10+2reb+1ast, K.Takeuchi 9+5reb+1ast, M.Takahashi 8+4reb+1ast, K.Tanaka 7+7reb+1ast
gschID: 183292


Tochigi Brex - Toshiba BT 60-68

The game in Tochigi was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Toshiba Thunders (10-8) played at the court of 7th ranked Tochigi Brex (4-14). Toshiba Thunders managed to secure a 8-point victory 68-60 on Saturday. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 20-15. But Tochigi Brex won second period 15-12. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Toshiba Thunders dominated down low during the game scoring 50 of its points in the paint compared to Tochigi Brex's 28. The best player for the winners was American forward Nick Fazekas (211-85, college: Nevada) who had a double-double by scoring 19 points and 19 rebounds. point guard Ryusei Shinoyama (178-88) chipped in 12 points and 5 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was international guard Takuya Kawamura (193-86) who recorded 16 points and 5 rebounds and American power forward Tyler Smith (203-80, college: Penn St.) added 10 points and 9 rebounds respectively. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Toshiba Thunders maintains fourth place with 10-8 record. Tochigi Brex lost their third game in a row. They keep the seventh position with 14 games lost. Toshiba Thunders will face league's second-placed Aishin Sea Horses in Kariya in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Tochigi Brex will play at home against Hokkaido L. (#8) in Saporro and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Tochigi Brex: T.Kawamura 16+5reb+2ast, D.Yamada 10+4reb+2ast, T.Smith 10+9reb+1ast, S.Ito 7+8reb, A.Tajima 5+1reb, R.Anzai 4+2reb
Toshiba BT: N.Fazekas 19+19reb+2ast, R.Shinoyama 12+5reb+2ast, Y.Kagami 11+2reb+2ast, N.Tsuji 8+3reb+4ast, S.Kikuchi 6+2reb+2ast, Y.Yamashita 5+2reb
gschID: 183291


  



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