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 1. Toshiba BT 33-6 
 2. Sanen 23-16 
 3. Niigata Albirex 19-20 
 4. Hitachi SR 18-19 
 5. Yokohama BC 14-25 
 6. Toyama Grouses 8-31 
East
 1. Tochigi Brex 30-7 
 2. Toyota Alvark 29-8 
 3. Chiba Jets 26-13 
 4. Hokkaido L. 12-27 
 5. Akita NH 11-28 
 6. Sendai 89ers 11-28 
West
 1. SeaHorses 28-9 
 2. Nagoya DD 21-18 
 3. Osaka Evessa 19-20 
 4. Kyoto Hannar. 19-20 
 5. Ryukyu GK 17-22 
 6. Shiga L-Stars 9-30 
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Central
 1. Toyotsu FE 28-10 
 2. Nishinomiya S. 26-13 
 3. Tokyo Z 16-23 
 4. Bambitious Nara 15-23 
 5. Tokyo Excel. 15-23 
 6. Shinshu BW 11-28 
East
 1. Gunma 25-14 
 2. Fukushima 23-15 
 3. Yamagata 20-18 
 4. Aomori Watts 16-22 
 5. Cyberdyne IR 15-24 
 6. Iwate Big Bulls 9-29 
West
 1. Shimane SM 31-6 
 2. Hiroshima D. 31-7 
 3. Kumamoto V. 29-9 
 4. Ehime OV 18-20 
 5. Kagawa FA 11-27 
 6. Kagoshima 5-33 
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Last:2/24/2017
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 1. Fukuoka Rizing 23-3 
 2. Kanazawa Sam. 22-2 
 3. Otsuka A. 16-8 
 4. Tokyo HT 14-10 
 5. Aisin AW 12-14 
 6. Tokyo Cinq R. 10-16 
 7. Saitama Bron. 9-17 
 8. Toyoda Gosei 4-20 
 9. Tokyo Big Blue 2-22 
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Last:2/20/2017
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Points Per Game
 Nick FAZEKAS
  Toshiba BT
  (211-F-85)
  Avg: 28
 1. Fazekas, Toshiba BT28.0 
 2. Gardner, Niigata .21.6 
 3. White, Sendai19.6 
 4. Mavunga, Shiga L.19.4 
 5. Chapman, Niigata .18.9 
 6. Burrell, Nagoya DD18.1 
 7. Rossiter, Tochigi .17.9 
 8. Kanamaru, SeaHo.17.9 
 9. Garrett, Toyota A.17.8 
 10. Gillenwater, Toyota A.17.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ryan ROSSITER
  Tochigi .
  (204-F/C-89)
  Avg: 13.3
 1. Rossiter, Tochigi .13.3 
 2. Fazekas, Toshiba BT12.2 
 3. Harrellson, Osaka E.11.8 
 4. Butts, SeaHorses11.4 
 5. Willard, Toyama G.10.1 
 6. Takeuchi, Toyota A.9.6 
 7. White, Sendai9.5 
 8. Childress, Sanen9.1 
 9. Kotzur, Kyoto H.9.1 
 10. Spangler, Toshi.9.1 
Assists Per Game
 JR SAKURAGI
  SeaHorses
  (206-C-76)
  Avg: 4.1
 1. Sakuragi, SeaHorses4.1 
 2. Togashi, Chiba Jets4.0 
 3. Garrett, Toyota A.3.9 
 4. Igarashi, Niigata .3.9 
 5. Uto, Toyama G.3.9 
 6. Tabuse, Tochigi .3.8 
 7. Suzuki, Sanen3.7 
 8. Namizato, Shiga L.3.7 
 9. Sakurai, Hokkaido.3.6 
 10. Mavunga, Shiga L.3.5 
Steals Per Game
 Kenta HIROSE
  Hitachi SR
  (193-G-85)
  Avg: 2
 1. Hirose, Hitachi SR2.0 
 2. Vendrame, Hitac.1.8 
 3. Tanaka, Toyota A.1.8 
 4. Dove, Kyoto Hannar.1.7 
 5. Parker, Chiba Jets1.7 
 6. Hatakeyama, Niigata .1.7 
 7. Rossiter, Tochigi .1.6 
 8. Garrett, Toyota A.1.6 
 9. Palmer, Akita NH1.6 
 10. Brown, Hitachi SR1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Clint CHAPMAN
  Niigata .
  (208-F/C-89)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Chapman, Niigata .1.9 
 2. Harrellson, Osaka E.1.9 
 3. Miller, Hokkaido L.1.8 
 4. Parker, Chiba Jets1.7 
 5. Armstrong, Chiba J.1.4 
 6. Edwards, SeaHorses1.3 
 7. Pittman, Toyama G.1.2 
 8. McHenry, Ryukyu GK1.2 
 9. Childress, Sanen1.1 
 10. Bachynski, Nagoya D.1.1 
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  Niigata Albirex
  ( 208-F/C-111-89 )
  

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  Kagoshima
  ( 206-F-95-91 )
  

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  Fukuoka Rizing
  ( 205-F-109-88 )
  

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UBA Round 10: Toyota Alvark defeats Panasonic Trians in the game between Top 4 teams - Dec 9, 2012


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An interesting game for Toyota Alvark (18-2) which hosted in Fuchu 3rd ranked Panasonic Trians (11-9). First ranked Toyota Alvark had an easy win 88-57. The game was mostly controlled by Toyota Alvark. Panasonic Trians managed to win second period 16-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Worth to mention a great performance of international power forward Kosuke Takeuchi (206-85) who helped to win the game recording 19 points and 6 rebounds. International forward Sean Hinkley (199-91) contributed with 14 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Swedish Christian Maraker (206-82, college: Pacific) replied with 16 points and 8 rebounds for Panasonic Trians. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Toyota Alvark have an impressive nine-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 18-2 record. Panasonic Trians lost third consecutive game. They keep the third place with nine games lost. Toyota Alvark are looking forward to face league's second-placed Aishin Sea Horses in Kariya in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Panasonic Trians will play at home against Toshiba Thunders in Kanagawa and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
An interesting game for Aishin Sea Horses (17-3) which played road game in Kanagawa against 4th ranked Toshiba Thunders (10-10). Second ranked Aishin Sea Horses had an easy win 89-74. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Toshiba Thunders. The former international power forward J.R. Sakuragi (206-76, college: UCLA) had a double-double by scoring 17 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and Shinsuke Kashiwagi chipped in 16 points and 4 assists during the contest. At the losing side American forward Nick Fazekas (211-85, college: Nevada) responded with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Aishin Sea Horses have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 17-3 record behind leader Toyota Alvark. Toshiba Thunders at the other side keep the fourth place with ten games lost. They share the position with Hitachi SR. Aishin Sea Horses will play against league's leader Toyota Alvark in Fuchu in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Toshiba Thunders will play on the road against Panasonic Trians in Osaka and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
An interesting game for Toyota Alvark (18-2) which hosted in Fuchu 3rd ranked Panasonic Trians (11-9). First ranked Toyota Alvark had an easy win 100-74. Takayuki Kumagai notched a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the effort. Even 25 points by Kosuke Kanamaru did not help to save the game for Panasonic Trians. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Toyota Alvark have an impressive nine-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 18-2 record. Panasonic Trians lost third consecutive game. They keep the third place with nine games lost. Toyota Alvark will meet league's second-placed Aishin Sea Horses in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Panasonic Trians will play against Toshiba Thunders in Kanagawa and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
An interesting game for Aishin Sea Horses (17-3) which played road game in Kanagawa against 4th ranked Toshiba Thunders (10-10). Second ranked Aishin Sea Horses managed to get a 7-point victory 88-81. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Toshiba Thunders. J.R. Sakuragi fired a double-double by scoring 35 points (!!!), 11 rebounds and 6 assists (on 14-of-18 shooting from the field) for the winners. Toshiba Thunders' coach rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Aishin Sea Horses have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 17-3 record behind leader Toyota Alvark. Toshiba Thunders at the other side keep the fourth place with ten games lost. Aishin Sea Horses' next round opponent will be league's leader Toyota Alvark in Fuchu and it will be for sure the game of the week. Toshiba Thunders will play on the road against Panasonic Trians in Osaka and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked Hokkaido L. managed to get a third victory on Sunday night. This time they outleveled seventh-ranked Tochigi Brex 90-67. It's especially surprising that the victory came too easily and 23-point difference suggests that Hokkaido L. is in a good shape to leave the bottom place. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Tochigi Brex. It was a very good performance for Joevan Catron who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 18 points and 12 rebounds. Tochigi Brex's coach Antanas Sireika gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Hokkaido L. maintains eighth position with 3-17 record. Loser Tochigi Brex keeps the seventh place with 15 games lost. Hokkaido L. will face higher ranked Mitsubishi Dolphins (#6) in Nagoya in the next round and it may be quite challenging game.

Other games in round 10 were not that significant. Hitachi SR beat Mitsubishi DD on the road 74-57. Tochigi Brex won against Hokkaido L. on its own court 89-77. Hitachi SR unfortunately lost to Mitsubishi DD in Nagoya 63-77.


Mitsubishi DD - Hitachi SR 57-74

The game between closely ranked teams ended with fifth ranked Hitachi Sunrockers' (10-10) road victory over 6th ranked Mitsubishi Dolphins (6-14) in Nagoya 74-57 on Sunday. The game was mostly controlled by Hitachi Sunrockers. Mitsubishi Dolphins was better in second period 14-12. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Hitachi Sunrockers made 16-of-20 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. It was a very good performance for international power forward Joji Takeuchi (207-85, agency: N.E.T.) who helped to win the game recording 17 points and 7 rebounds. American power forward Jamar Smith (206-80, college: Maryland) contributed with 17 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Four Hitachi Sunrockers players scored in double figures. Guard Jun Abe (177-86) replied with 11 points and 5 rebounds and Bahamas power forward Magnum Rolle (211-86, college: Louisiana Tech) added 8 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Mitsubishi Dolphins. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. Hitachi Sunrockers moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Toshiba BT. Loser Mitsubishi Dolphins keep the sixth position with 14 games lost. Hitachi Sunrockers will face Tochigi Brex (#7) at home in the next round. Mitsubishi Dolphins will play against Hokkaido L. in Saporro and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Hitachi SR: J.Takeuchi 17+7reb+2ast, J.Smith 17+7reb+1ast, D.Kobayashi 16+3reb+1ast, F.Nishimura 13+6reb+3ast, D.Fenn 7+5reb+1ast, T.Sakai 4+4reb+1ast
Mitsubishi DD: J.Abe 11+5reb+3ast, K.Nakagawa 8+3reb+2ast, M.Rolle 8+7reb, J.Uzawa 6+3reb+2ast, R.Hale 6+5reb, S.Utsumi 5
gschID: 183306


Toyota Alvark - Panasonic T. 88-57

An interesting game for Toyota Alvark (18-2) which hosted in Fuchu 3rd ranked Panasonic Trians (11-9). First ranked Toyota Alvark had an easy win 88-57. The game was mostly controlled by Toyota Alvark. Panasonic Trians managed to win second period 16-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Worth to mention a great performance of international power forward Kosuke Takeuchi (206-85) who helped to win the game recording 19 points and 6 rebounds. International forward Sean Hinkley (199-91) contributed with 14 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Four Toyota Alvark players scored in double figures. Swedish Christian Maraker (206-82, college: Pacific) replied with 16 points and 8 rebounds and American power forward Jameel Watkins (211-77, college: Georgetown) added 11 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Panasonic Trians. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Toyota Alvark have an impressive nine-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 18-2 record. Panasonic Trians lost third consecutive game. They keep the third place with nine games lost. Toyota Alvark are looking forward to face league's second-placed Aishin Sea Horses in Kariya in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Panasonic Trians will play at home against Toshiba Thunders in Kanagawa and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Toyota Alvark: K.Takeuchi 19+6reb+2ast, S.Hinkley 14+7reb+1ast, K.Tanaka 13, Y.Okada 11+4reb+4ast, J.Gibbs 9+9reb+2ast, K.Matsui 8+3reb+1ast
Panasonic T.: C.Maraker 16+8reb+1ast, J.Watkins 11+7reb, K.Kanamaru 6+1reb+1ast, H.Kinoshita 5+3reb+3ast, A.Hirao 5, S.Negoro 4+6reb
gschID: 183305


Tochigi Brex - Hokkaido L. 67-90

Bottom-ranked Hokkaido L. managed to get a third victory on Sunday night. This time they outleveled seventh-ranked Tochigi Brex 90-67. It's especially surprising that the victory came too easily and 23-point difference suggests that Hokkaido L. is in a good shape to leave the bottom place. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Tochigi Brex. The guests trailed by 8 points after first quarter, but they stormed back and won the game by 23 points. Tochigi Brex was plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a very good performance for American forward Joevan Catron (198-88, college: Oregon) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 18 points and 12 rebounds. Guard Tomokazu Abe (180-85) contributed with 20 points and 4 assists for the winners. Four Hokkaido L. players scored in double figures. International power forward Shunsuke Ito (204-79) replied with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 11 rebounds and international guard Takuya Kawamura (193-86) added 15 points and 5 assists in the effort for Tochigi Brex. Tochigi Brex's coach Antanas Sireika gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Hokkaido L. maintains eighth position with 3-17 record. Loser Tochigi Brex keeps the seventh place with 15 games lost. Hokkaido L. will face higher ranked Mitsubishi Dolphins (#6) in Nagoya in the next round and it may be quite challenging game.
Top scorers:
Hokkaido L.: T.Abe 20+3reb+4ast, T.Orimo 18+3reb+3ast, J.Catron 18+12reb+1ast, T.Klette 10+3reb, R.Sakurai 9+2reb+5ast, D.Noguchi 8+3reb+1ast
Tochigi Brex: T.Kawamura 15+2reb+5ast, S.Ito 13+11reb+1ast, O.Barro 10+9reb+1ast, T.Yanagawa 9+1reb+3ast, K.Takeda 7+2ast, T.Amino 5+2reb
gschID: 183304


Tochigi Brex - Hokkaido L. 89-77

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 8th ranked Hokkaido L.'s (3-17) road loss to seventh ranked Tochigi Brex (5-15) 77-89 on Saturday. The hosts trailed by 2 points at the halftime before their 50-36 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Hokkaido L. was plagued by 31 personal fouls down the stretch. Quite impressive performance for international guard Takuya Kawamura (193-86) who helped to win the game recording 16 points and 9 assists. Guard Tadahiro Yanagawa (183-86) contributed with 15 points for the winners. American forward Joevan Catron (198-88, college: Oregon) replied with 13 points and 5 rebounds and international guard Ryota Sakurai (194-83) added 14 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Hokkaido L.Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. Tochigi Brex maintains seventh position with 5-15 record. Loser Hokkaido L. stay at the bottom place with 17 games lost. Tochigi Brex will face higher ranked Hitachi Sunrockers (#4) in Osaka in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Hokkaido L. will play at home against Mitsubishi Dolphins (#6) in Nagoya and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Tochigi Brex: T.Kawamura 16+4reb+9ast, S.Ito 16+5reb, T.Yanagawa 15+4reb+3ast, T.Smith 14+4reb+1ast, K.Takeda 10+2reb+3ast, T.Amino 8+5reb
Hokkaido L.: R.Sakurai 14+5reb+1ast, J.Catron 13+5reb+3ast, T.Klette 13+4reb, T.Abe 10+1reb+3ast, K.Taneichi 7+1reb, T.Orimo 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 183300


Mitsubishi DD - Hitachi SR 77-63

We could consider it a predictable result in the game between close teams when sixth ranked Mitsubishi Dolphins (6-14) won against 5th ranked Hitachi Sunrockers (10-10) in Nagoya 77-63 on Saturday. Quite impressive performance for Bahamas power forward Magnum Rolle (211-86, college: Louisiana Tech) who helped to win the game recording 20 points and 8 rebounds. American forward Ron Hale (203-77, college: Florida St.) contributed with 12 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American power forward Jamar Smith (206-80, college: Maryland) replied with 17 points and 7 rebounds and international power forward Joji Takeuchi (207-85, agency: N.E.T.) added 7 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Hitachi Sunrockers. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. Mitsubishi Dolphins maintains sixth position with 6-14 record. Hitachi Sunrockers lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the fourth place with ten games lost. Mitsubishi Dolphins will face bottom-ranked Hokkaido L. (#8) in Saporro in the next round. Hitachi Sunrockers will play at home against Tochigi Brex (#7).
Top scorers:
Mitsubishi DD: M.Rolle 20+8reb+1ast, K.Igarashi 13+1ast, R.Hale 12+6reb+1ast, T.Sato 9+2reb, K.Nakagawa 7+2reb+2ast, S.Kajiyama 6+1reb+1ast
Hitachi SR: J.Smith 17+7reb+1ast, T.Watanabe 9+3reb, F.Nishimura 8+1ast, J.Takeuchi 7+9reb+3ast, T.Iwaguma 6, H.Kashiwakura 4+4reb+4ast
gschID: 183303


Toshiba BT - Aishin SH 74-89

An interesting game for Aishin Sea Horses (17-3) which played road game in Kanagawa against 4th ranked Toshiba Thunders (10-10). Second ranked Aishin Sea Horses had an easy win 89-74. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Toshiba Thunders. The game was mostly controlled by Aishin Sea Horses. Toshiba Thunders was better in second period 21-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Aishin Sea Horses shot the lights out from three nailing 16 long-distance shots on high 55.2 percentage. The former international power forward J.R. Sakuragi (206-76, college: UCLA) had a double-double by scoring 17 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and the former international point guard Shinsuke Kashiwagi (183-81) chipped in 16 points and 4 assists during the contest. Four Aishin Sea Horses players scored in double figures. At the losing side American forward Nick Fazekas (211-85, college: Nevada) responded with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds and international swingman Takahiro Kurihara (192-87) scored 11 points and 6 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Aishin Sea Horses have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 17-3 record behind leader Toyota Alvark. Toshiba Thunders at the other side keep the fourth place with ten games lost. They share the position with Hitachi SR. Aishin Sea Horses will play against league's leader Toyota Alvark in Fuchu in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Toshiba Thunders will play on the road against Panasonic Trians in Osaka and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Aishin SH: J.Sakuragi 17+13reb+5ast, S.Kashiwagi 16+3reb+4ast, T.Furukawa 14+2reb+2ast, S.Asayama 12+1reb+2ast, R.Hashimoto 11+1ast, R.Covile 6+7reb+3ast
Toshiba BT: N.Fazekas 20+10reb+1ast, T.Kurihara 11+6reb, N.Tsuji 11+3reb+3ast, Y.Uda 9+4reb+1ast, Y.Kagami 7+4reb+1ast, P.Faye 6+4reb
gschID: 183302


Toyota Alvark - Panasonic T. 100-74

An interesting game for Toyota Alvark (18-2) which hosted in Fuchu 3rd ranked Panasonic Trians (11-9). First ranked Toyota Alvark had an easy win 100-74. The game was mostly controlled by Toyota Alvark. Panasonic Trians managed to win fourth quarter 33-21. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Panasonic Trians 53-20 including a 23-5 advantage in offensive rebounds. Forward Takayuki Kumagai (190-85) notched a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the effort and American forward Jeff Gibbs (188-80, college: Otterbein) supported him with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Even 25 points by international swingman Kosuke Kanamaru (193-89) did not help to save the game for Panasonic Trians. American power forward Jameel Watkins (211-77, college: Georgetown) added 11 points and 10 rebounds for lost side. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Toyota Alvark have an impressive nine-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 18-2 record. Panasonic Trians lost third consecutive game. They keep the third place with nine games lost. Toyota Alvark will meet league's second-placed Aishin Sea Horses in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Panasonic Trians will play against Toshiba Thunders in Kanagawa and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Toyota Alvark: T.Kumagai 20+10reb+3ast, K.Matsui 17+4reb+1ast, J.Gibbs 13+11reb+3ast, Y.Okada 11+1reb, K.Takeuchi 9+7reb+1ast, M.Takahashi 8+3reb
Panasonic T.: K.Kanamaru 25+1reb+1ast, J.Watkins 11+10reb, F.Aono 8+1reb, H.Watanabe 7+1reb, H.Kinoshita 7+2ast, K.Hirose 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 183301


Toshiba BT - Aishin SH 81-88

An interesting game for Aishin Sea Horses (17-3) which played road game in Kanagawa against 4th ranked Toshiba Thunders (10-10). Second ranked Aishin Sea Horses managed to get a 7-point victory 88-81. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Toshiba Thunders. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 24-14. But Toshiba Thunders won second period 17-14. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The former international power forward J.R. Sakuragi (206-76, college: UCLA) fired a double-double by scoring 35 points (!!!), 11 rebounds and 6 assists (on 14-of-18 shooting from the field) for the winners. International swingman Takatoshi Furukawa (190-87) chipped in 30 points. American forward Nick Fazekas (211-85, college: Nevada) produced a double-double by scoring 31 points and 18 rebounds and point guard Ryusei Shinoyama (178-88) added 11 points respectively for lost side. Four Toshiba Thunders players scored in double figures. Toshiba Thunders' coach rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Aishin Sea Horses have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 17-3 record behind leader Toyota Alvark. Toshiba Thunders at the other side keep the fourth place with ten games lost. Aishin Sea Horses' next round opponent will be league's leader Toyota Alvark in Fuchu and it will be for sure the game of the week. Toshiba Thunders will play on the road against Panasonic Trians in Osaka and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Aishin SH: J.Sakuragi 35+11reb+6ast, T.Furukawa 30+2reb+1ast, S.Kashiwagi 11+5reb+3ast, K.Young 8+4reb+4ast, R.Hashimoto 2, R.Covile 2+7reb
Toshiba BT: N.Fazekas 31+18reb+1ast, R.Shinoyama 11+4reb+3ast, Y.Uda 10+2reb, N.Tsuji 10+2reb+1ast, T.Kurihara 9+2reb+2ast, S.Kikuchi 4+2ast
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Ryan
Rossiter
B League Round 40 of Regular Season - 1 day ago
There was no lack of excitement in the last round games. The round ended with favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin. The most interesting game of round 40 in the B League was only one-point a home defeat of their biggest opponent Toyota Alvark (29-8) to first ranked Tochigi Brex (30-7) 77-76 in the game for the first place. It ended the two-game winning streak of Toyota Alvark. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The guests trailed by 2 points at th...   [read more]

Matthew
Bryan-Amaning
Best players of Japanese B League D3 round 14 - 2 days ago
Ghanian-British Matthew Bryan-Amaning (205-F-88) had a great game in the last round for league's leader Fukuoka Rizing and that's him to receive a Asia-basket.com B League D3 Player of the Week award for round 14. The 28-year old forward had the game-high 36 points adding nine rebounds for Fukuoka Rizing in his team's victory, helping them to outclass Tokyo Cinq R. (#6, 10-16) with 27-point margin 84-57. It allowed Fukuoka Rizing to consolidate first place in the Japanese B League D3. Fuk...   [read more]

Matthew
Bryan-Amaning
B League D3 Round 14: Leader Fukuoka Rizing gets another victory - 3 days ago
Coincidentally all hosts won their games. Leader Fukuoka Rizing delivered the twenty third win on Saturday night. This time they crushed 6th ranked Tokyo Cinq R. (10-16) 78-59. The best player for the winners was Ghanian-British forward Matthew Bryan-Amaning (205-88, college: Washington) who scored 15 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. American forward Josh Peppers (201-85, college: Cent.Florida) chipped in 20 points. American forward RJ Slawson (206-92, college: Jacksonville) produced a...   [read more]


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Fazekas' double-double lands him Court Side Player of the Week award - 3 days ago  
Japanese B League D2 round 40 best performance: Chukwudiebere Maduabum (by Court Side) - 3 days ago  
B League Round 39: Niigata Albirex lose to Kyoto Hannar. - 4 days ago  
B League D2 Round 40: Shinshu BW defeat Kumamoto V. in the closest game of the week - 4 days ago  
Best players of Japanese B League round 38 (by Court Side) - 4 days ago  
James' double-double lands him B League D2 Court Side Player of the Week award - 4 days ago  
B League Round 38: Leader Aishin Sea Horses lose to Hokkaido L. - 5 days ago  
B League D2 Round 39: Gunma defeat leader Dragonflies - 5 days ago  
Diamond Dolphins sign David Weaver - 5 days ago  
Jeff Ayres signs at Toyota Alvark - 8 days ago  
Best players of Japanese B League D2 round 38 - 8 days ago  
B League D2 Round 38: Leader Toyotsu FE loses to Aomori Watts - 9 days ago  
Japanese B League D3 round 13 best performance: Josh Peppers - 10 days ago  
B League D3 Round 13: #1 Fukuoka Rizing is defeated by Tokyo HT - 11 days ago  
Japanese B League D2 round 37 best performance: Rick Rickert - 11 days ago  
B League D2 Round 37: #1 Gunma are defeated by Tokyo Z - 12 days ago  
Iran national team prevails in exhibition rematch with Japan - 13 days ago  
Japan storms past Iran in exhibition series opener - 14 days ago  
Al Shamal tabs Reggie Hamilton, ex Niigata Albirex - 16 days ago  
Japanese B League round 37 best performance: Davante Gardner - 16 days ago  
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