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Central
 1. Hitachi SR 2-0 
 2. Sanen 2-0 
 3. Niigata Albirex 1-1 
 4. Toyama Grouses 1-1 
 5. Toshiba BT 0-2 
 6. Yokohama BC 0-2 
East
 1. Toyota Alvark 2-0 
 2. Akita NH 1-1 
 3. Chiba Jets 1-1 
 4. Hokkaido L. 1-1 
 5. Sendai 89ers 1-1 
 6. Tochigi Brex 1-1 
West
 1. SeaHorses 2-0 
 2. Nagoya DD 1-1 
 3. Osaka Evessa 1-1 
 4. Kyoto Hannar. 1-1 
 5. Ryukyu GK 0-2 
 6. Shiga L-Stars 0-2 
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Central
 1. Bambitious Nara 2-0 
 2. Tokyo Excel. 1-1 
 3. Nishinomiya S. 1-1 
 4. Toyotsu FE 1-1 
 5. Tokyo Z 1-1 
 6. Shinshu BW 0-2 
East
 1. Fukushima 2-0 
 2. Gunma 1-1 
 3. Aomori Watts 1-1 
 4. Cyberdyne IR 1-1 
 5. Yamagata 1-1 
 6. Iwate Big Bulls 0-2 
West
 1. Hiroshima D. 2-0 
 2. Kumamoto V. 2-0 
 3. Shimane SM 2-0 
 4. Ehime OV 0-2 
 5. Kagawa FA 0-2 
 6. Kagoshima 0-2 
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Last:9/25/2016
B League D3 Standings
 1. Aisin AW 0-0 
 2. Fukuoka Rizing 0-0 
 3. Kanazawa Samuraiz 0-0 
 4. Otsuka A. 0-0 
 5. Saitama Bron. 0-0 
 6. Tokyo Big Blue 0-0 
 7. Tokyo Cinq R. 0-0 
 8. Tokyo HT 0-0 
 9. Toyoda Gosei 0-0 
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Points Per Game
 Shuhei KITAGAWA
  
  (185-G/F-85)
  Avg: 16
 1. Kitagawa, Ryukyu16.0 
 2. Gillenwater, Toyot.14.0 
 3. Baranski, Toyota A.13.0 
 4. Tanaka, Toyota A.12.0 
 5. Charlo, Ryukyu GK11.0 
 6. Garrett, Toyota A.11.0 
 7. Hamilton, Ryukyu G.11.0 
 8. Takeuchi, Toyota9.0 
 9. Kinjo, Ryukyu GK9.0 
 10. McHenry, Ryukyu9.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Joji TAKEUCHI
  
  (207-F/C-85)
  Avg: 13
 1. Takeuchi, Toyota13.0 
 2. Charlo, Ryukyu GK10.0 
 3. McHenry, Ryukyu GK8.0 
 4. Hatano, Ryukyu GK7.0 
 5. Hamilton, Ryukyu G.6.0 
 6. Gillenwater, Toyot.6.0 
 7. Garrett, Toyota A.5.0 
 8. Omiya, Ryukyu GK4.0 
 9. Kishimoto, Ryukyu3.0 
 10. Baranski, Toyota3.0 
Assists Per Game
 Daiki TANAKA
  
  (191-F-91)
  Avg: 6
 1. Tanaka, Toyota A.6.0 
 2. Garrett, Toyota A.5.0 
 3. McHenry, Ryukyu GK4.0 
 4. Hamilton, Ryukyu G.4.0 
 5. Kikuchi, Toyota A.2.0 
 6. Yamauchi, Ryukyu1.0 
 7. Kinjo, Ryukyu GK1.0 
 8. Ito, Toyota Alvark1.0 
 9. Matsui, Toyota A.1.0 
 10. Baranski, Toyota1.0 
Steals Per Game
 Daiki TANAKA
  
  (191-F-91)
  Avg: 3
 1. Tanaka, Toyota A.3.0 
 2. McHenry, Ryukyu GK2.0 
 3. Hamilton, Ryukyu G.2.0 
 4. Baranski, Toyota A.2.0 
 5. Kitagawa, Ryukyu1.0 
 6. Ito, Toyota Alvark1.0 
 7. Gillenwater, Toyot.1.0 
 8. Hatano, Ryukyu GK1.0 
 9. Kinjo, Ryukyu GK1.0 
 10. Yamauchi, Ryukyu1.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Joji TAKEUCHI
  
  (207-F/C-85)
  Avg: 2
 1. Takeuchi, Toyota2.0 
 2. McHenry, Ryukyu GK2.0 
 3. Kikuchi, Toyota A.2.0 
 4. Kitagawa, Ryukyu1.0 
 5. Gillenwater, Toyot.1.0 
 6. Omiya, Ryukyu GK1.0 
 7. Hatano, Ryukyu GK0.0 
 8. Baranski, Toyota A.0.0 
 9. Matsui, Toyota A.0.0 
 10. Shonaka, Toyota0.0 
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BJ League Round 24: No surprise as #1 Niigata Albirex defeats Shinshu BW - Dec 31, 2012


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BJ League top team - Niigata Albirex (17-6) had no problems winning another game on Sunday. This time they crushed sixth ranked Shinshu BW (13-11) 87-68. They outrebounded Shinshu BW 39-28 including 27 on the defensive glass. Niigata Albirex looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. Americans were the main players on the court. Worth to mention a quality performance of center Chris Holm (212-84, college: Vermont, agency: Top Notch Sports) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 10 points and 12 rebounds and forward Taj Finger (205-86) who added 15 points and 7 rebounds during the contest. The best for the losing side was center Wayne Marshall (211-86, college: Temple) with 20 points and 7 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Niigata Albirex have an impressive six-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 17-6 record. Shinshu BW lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the sixth place with 11 games lost. Niigata Albirex are looking forward to face league's second-placed Yokohama BC on the road in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Shinshu BW will play against Chiba Jets (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
BJ League top team - Niigata Albirex (17-6) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed sixth ranked Shinshu BW (13-11) 95-76. Americans were the main players on the court also this time. The winners were led by forward Rodney Webb (200-83, college: Florida Atlantic) who scored that evening 23 points and 8 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field) and Nile Murry supported him with 19 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. Even a double-double of 13 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals by swingman D'Mario Curry (201-85, college: Lincoln Memorial) did not help to save the game for Shinshu BW. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Niigata Albirex have an impressive six-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 17-6 record. Shinshu BW lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the sixth place with 11 games lost. Niigata Albirex will play against league's second-placed Yokohama BC on the road in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Shinshu BW will play against Chiba Jets (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Third ranked Iwate Big Bulls (16-6) crushed at home 11th ranked Saitama Broncos (2-18) by 44 points 97-53, which is the biggest margin this round on Sunday night. The best player for the winners was Lawrence Blackledge who had a double-double by scoring 19 points, 12 rebounds and 9 blocks. Iwate Big Bulls' coach Dai Oketani felt very confident that he used 11 players saving starting five for next games. At the other side the best for losing team was Takuma Yamashiro who recorded 16 points and 9 rebounds. Iwate Big Bulls have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Yokohama BC. Saitama Broncos lost eleventh consecutive game. They keep the eleventh position with 18 games lost. Iwate Big Bulls will meet Gunma (#10) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Saitama Broncos will play against Sendai 89ers and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

There were no shocking results in the other games in round 24: Osaka Evessa won against Takamatsu FA on the opponent's court 82-72. Yokohama BC outscored Tokyo Cinq R. in a home game 76-52. Osaka Evessa was rolled over Takamatsu FA on the road 86-60. Yokohama BC defeated Tokyo Cinq R. on its own court 76-59. Saitama Bron. was beaten by Iwate Big Bulls in a road game 101-88.



Iwate Big Bulls - Saitama Bron. 97-53

Third ranked Iwate Big Bulls (16-6) crushed at home 11th ranked Saitama Broncos (2-18) by 44 points 97-53, which is the biggest margin this round on Sunday night. The game without a history. Iwate Big Bulls led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to Saitama Broncos' 32. They outrebounded Saitama Broncos 49-38 including 34 on the defensive glass. Iwate Big Bulls looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists comparing to just 10 passes made by Saitama Broncos' players. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Iwate Big Bulls made 10 blocks. The best player for the winners was American forward Lawrence Blackledge (206-86, college: Marquette, agency: Top Notch Sports) who had a double-double by scoring 19 points, 12 rebounds and 9 blocks. Nigerian-American power forward Reggie Okosa (208-80, college: La Salle, agency: Top Notch Sports) chipped in 18 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Blackledge is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Iwate Big Bulls players scored in double figures. Iwate Big Bulls' coach Dai Oketani felt very confident that he used 11 players saving starting five for next games. At the other side the best for losing team was point guard Takuma Yamashiro (167-85) who recorded 16 points and 9 rebounds and American forward Dameion Baker (192-78, college: Mount Olive) added 20 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Iwate Big Bulls have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Yokohama BC. Saitama Broncos lost eleventh consecutive game. They keep the eleventh position with 18 games lost. Iwate Big Bulls will meet Gunma (#10) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Saitama Broncos will play against Sendai 89ers and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Iwate Big Bulls: L.Blackledge 19+12reb+1ast, R.Okosa 18+8reb+6ast, D.Sneed 14+8reb+2ast, M.Sawaguchi 13+5reb+1ast, K.Takahashi 12+3reb+2ast, C.Dixon 7+6reb+6ast
Saitama Bron.: D.Baker 20+5reb, T.Yamashiro 16+9reb+1ast, Y.Kitamuki 9+10reb+4ast, W.Oliver 4+3reb, I.Hideo 2+1reb+5ast, Y.Nobihura 2+5reb
gschID: 200552


Takamatsu FA - Osaka Evessa 72-82

We cannot really consider it an upset in the game between close teams when 8th ranked Takamatsu FA (8-14) was defeated at home by ninth ranked Osaka Evessa (3-17) 82-72 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Osaka Evessa. Takamatsu FA managed to win third quarter 14-7. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Takamatsu FA 45-29 including 32 on the defensive glass. The game was dominated by American players. The best player for the winners was center Darnell Cox (211-85, college: Miss.Valley St., agency: Court Side) who had a double-double by scoring 17 points and 16 rebounds. Forward Michael Bell (206-82, college: Florida Atlantic) chipped in 8 points and 14 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was swingman Dexter Lyons (198-81, college: Cent.Florida, agency: I.D.S. Law) who recorded 16 points and 9 rebounds and forward Brandon Penn (203-90, college: Rider, agency: I.D.S. Law) added 20 points and 6 rebounds respectively. Takamatsu FA's coach Kenzo Maeda rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Osaka Evessa maintains ninth position with 3-17 record. Takamatsu FA lost third consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with 14 games lost. They share the position with Tokyo Cinq R.. Osaka Evessa will meet higher ranked Toyama Grouses (#4) on the road in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Takamatsu FA will play against Tokyo Cinq R. (#8) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Osaka Evessa: T.Kawabe 22+1ast, D.Cox 17+16reb+1ast, D.Lathan 8+2reb+3ast, M.Bell 8+14reb+1ast, S.Watanuki 8+5reb+1ast, N.Walkup 8+3reb+2ast
Takamatsu FA: B.Penn 20+6reb, D.Lyons 16+9reb+1ast, Y.Kodera 15, P.Williams 9+5reb+1ast, M.Suzuki 4+3ast, M.Kita 2+1ast
gschID: 200551


Niigata Albirex - Shinshu BW 87-68

BJ League top team - Niigata Albirex (17-6) had no problems winning another game on Sunday. This time they crushed sixth ranked Shinshu BW (13-11) 87-68. They outrebounded Shinshu BW 39-28 including 27 on the defensive glass. Niigata Albirex looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. Americans were the main players on the court. Worth to mention a quality performance of center Chris Holm (212-84, college: Vermont, agency: Top Notch Sports) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 10 points and 12 rebounds and forward Taj Finger (205-86) who added 15 points and 7 rebounds during the contest. Four Niigata Albirex players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was center Wayne Marshall (211-86, college: Temple) with 20 points and 7 rebounds and power forward Edward Morris (205-84, college: Pittsburg St.) scored 14 points and 5 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Niigata Albirex have an impressive six-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 17-6 record. Shinshu BW lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the sixth place with 11 games lost. Niigata Albirex are looking forward to face league's second-placed Yokohama BC on the road in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Shinshu BW will play against Chiba Jets (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Niigata Albirex: Y.Ikeda 18+3reb+1ast, T.Finger 15+7reb, S.Komatsu 15+1reb+4ast, C.Holm 10+12reb+1ast, K.Sato 9+3reb+5ast, H.Kondo 7+2reb+3ast
Shinshu BW: W.Marshall 20+7reb, E.Morris 14+5reb, J.Green 11+4reb+2ast, T.Goya 8+1reb+3ast, D.Curry 6+5reb+1ast, S.Yosuke 3+2ast
gschID: 200553


Yokohama BC - Tokyo Cinq R. 76-52

Very predictable result when second ranked Yokohama BC (16-6) smashed at home 8th ranked Tokyo Cinq R. (8-14) 76-52 on Sunday. The hosts trailed by 3 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 8-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 76-52. Yokohama BC dominated on the defensive end, holding Tokyo Cinq R. to just 6 points in third quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 48 of its points in the paint compared to Tokyo Cinq R.'s 22. Yokohama BC forced 21 Tokyo Cinq R. turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. The best player for the winners was American forward Thomas Kennedy (201-87, college: Detroit Mercy, agency: Global Sports Plaza) who had a double-double by scoring 27 points and 10 rebounds. The other American import guard Draelon Burns (194-85, college: De Paul, agency: Top Notch Sports) chipped in 15 points and 4 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Rasheem Barrett (196-87, college: Auburn) who recorded 18 points and guard Cohey Aoki (167-80) added 17 points respectively. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Yokohama BC have an impressive six-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 16-6 record behind leader Okinawa GK, which they share with Iwate Big Bulls. Tokyo Cinq R. lost third consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with 14 games lost. They share the position with Takamatsu FA. Yokohama BC will meet at home league's leader Niigata Albirex in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Tokyo Cinq R. will play against Takamatsu FA (#8) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Yokohama BC: T.Kennedy 27+10reb, D.Burns 15+3reb+4ast, M.Kabaya 12+2reb+6ast, K.Yamada 7+2reb+5ast, P.Faye 5+8reb, O.Kimura 4+2reb+3ast
Tokyo Cinq R.: R.Barrett 18+4reb+3ast, C.Aoki 17+3reb+3ast, C.Sasaki 6+4reb+2ast, K.Sato 6+8reb, H.Takada 3+3reb+2ast, J.Jones 2+7reb+1ast
gschID: 200554


Niigata Albirex - Shinshu BW 95-76

BJ League top team - Niigata Albirex (17-6) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed sixth ranked Shinshu BW (13-11) 95-76. The game was mostly controlled by Niigata Albirex. Shinshu BW was better in second period 26-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Americans were the main players on the court also this time. The winners were led by forward Rodney Webb (200-83, college: Florida Atlantic) who scored that evening 23 points and 8 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field) and guard Nile Murry (193-83, college: TCU) supported him with 19 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. Even a double-double of 13 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals by swingman D'Mario Curry (201-85, college: Lincoln Memorial) did not help to save the game for Shinshu BW. Power forward Edward Morris (205-84, college: Pittsburg St.) added 16 points and 5 rebounds. Four Niigata Albirex and five Shinshu BW players scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Niigata Albirex have an impressive six-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 17-6 record. Shinshu BW lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the sixth place with 11 games lost. Niigata Albirex will play against league's second-placed Yokohama BC on the road in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Shinshu BW will play against Chiba Jets (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Niigata Albirex: R.Webb 23+8reb+2ast, N.Murry 19+7reb+6ast, K.Sato 16+1reb, Y.Ikeda 16+1reb, C.Holm 6+8reb+2ast, H.Kondo 6+4reb+3ast
Shinshu BW: E.Morris 16+5reb+1ast, J.Green 14+4reb+1ast, D.Curry 13+10reb+4ast, W.Marshall 12+3reb+2ast, T.Goya 11+3reb, T.Utsunomiya 7+2reb+1ast
gschID: 200549


Takamatsu FA - Osaka Evessa 86-60

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 9th ranked Osaka Evessa's (3-17) road loss to eighth ranked Takamatsu FA (8-14) 60-86 on Sunday. The best player for the winners was American swingman Dexter Lyons (198-81, college: Cent.Florida, agency: I.D.S. Law) who had a double-double by scoring 14 points, 14 rebounds, 7 assists and 4 steals. The other American import power forward Robert Johnson (203-81, college: Oregon) chipped in a double-double by scoring 11 points and 11 rebounds. Four Takamatsu FA players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American forward Michael Bell (206-82, college: Florida Atlantic) who recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points and 13 rebounds and point guard Shun Watanuki (178-87) added 13 points and 5 steals respectively. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Takamatsu FA maintains eighth position with 8-14 record, which they share with Tokyo Cinq R. Osaka Evessa at the other side keeps the ninth place with 17 games lost. Takamatsu FA will meet at home Tokyo Cinq R. (#8) in the next round. Osaka Evessa will play against Toyama Grouses and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Takamatsu FA: B.Penn 22+2reb, D.Lyons 14+14reb+7ast, R.Johnson 11+11reb+3ast, Y.Kodera 10, M.Suzuki 10+4reb+5ast, P.Williams 8+5reb+1ast
Osaka Evessa: M.Bell 16+13reb+1ast, S.Watanuki 13+2reb+2ast, D.Lathan 9+2reb+2ast, D.Cox 8+6reb+2ast, N.Walkup 7+6reb+3ast, S.Takada 4+1reb
gschID: 200555


Yokohama BC - Tokyo Cinq R. 76-59

Everything went according to plan when second ranked Yokohama BC (16-6) beat at home 8th ranked Tokyo Cinq R. (8-14) 76-59 on Saturday. The hosts trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 5-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 76-59. The best player for the winners was American guard Draelon Burns (194-85, college: De Paul, agency: Top Notch Sports) who scored 30 points and 6 rebounds. Senegalese center Pape Faye (200-87) chipped in a double-double by scoring 12 points and 14 rebounds. Yokohama BC's coach Reggie Geary used a ten-player rotation and allowed the starting five to get some rest. At the other side the best for losing team was guard Cohey Aoki (167-80) who recorded 15 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists and American center Jonathan Jones (211-79, agency: TSS Management) added 13 points and 12 rebounds respectively. Four Tokyo Cinq R. players scored in double figures. Yokohama BC have an impressive six-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 16-6 record behind leader Okinawa GK, which they share with Iwate Big Bulls. Tokyo Cinq R. lost third consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with 14 games lost. They share the position with Takamatsu FA. Yokohama BC will meet at home league's leader Niigata Albirex in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Tokyo Cinq R. will play against Takamatsu FA (#8) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Yokohama BC: D.Burns 30+6reb+3ast, T.Kennedy 12+5reb, P.Faye 12+14reb+1ast, M.Kabaya 9+1reb+4ast, K.Yamada 6+1reb+3ast, O.Kimura 3+2reb+1ast
Tokyo Cinq R.: C.Aoki 15+8reb+5ast, J.Jones 13+12reb, R.Barrett 12+2reb+4ast, K.Sato 11+7reb+2ast, A.Inoue 2+2reb+1ast, T.Ito 2+1ast
gschID: 200550


Iwate Big Bulls - Saitama Bron. 101-88

There was no surprise when 11th ranked Saitama Broncos (2-18) were defeated on the road by third ranked Iwate Big Bulls (16-6) 101-88 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Iwate Big Bulls. Saitama Broncos managed to win second period 23-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Iwate Big Bulls dominated down low during the game scoring 68 of its points in the paint compared to Saitama Broncos' 46. The best player for the winners was American forward Lawrence Blackledge (206-86, college: Marquette, agency: Top Notch Sports) who had a double-double by scoring 20 points and 11 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). The other American import forward Carlos Dixon (201-81, college: Virginia Tech, agency: Top Notch Sports) chipped in 22 points and 6 rebounds. Blackledge is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Iwate Big Bulls players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was guard Yuki Kitamuki (184-85) who recorded 20 points and 6 rebounds and American forward Dameion Baker (192-78, college: Mount Olive) added 19 points and 7 rebounds respectively. Iwate Big Bulls have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Yokohama BC. Saitama Broncos lost eleventh consecutive game. They keep the eleventh position with 18 games lost. Iwate Big Bulls will meet Gunma (#10) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Saitama Broncos will play against Sendai 89ers and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Iwate Big Bulls: C.Dixon 22+6reb+3ast, L.Blackledge 20+11reb+2ast, D.Sneed 20+6reb, R.Okosa 16+7reb+3ast, T.Masato 9+2reb+3ast, K.Takahashi 8+2reb+2ast
Saitama Bron.: Y.Kitamuki 20+6reb+2ast, D.Baker 19+7reb+1ast, T.Yamashiro 16+6reb, Y.Nobihura 9+1reb+2ast, R.Orr 7+2reb+2ast, M.Haraguchi 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 200548


  




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McHenry re-signs at Ryukyu Golden Kings Okinawa - 4 days ago

Ryukyu Golden Kings Okinawa (B League) confirmed in their roster 33-year old American small forward Anthony McHenry (202-101kg-83, college: Georgia Tech). He has played there for the last eight seasons. In 57 B League games he had 10.6ppg, 9.1rpg, 3.8apg, 1.3spg and 1.5bpg last season. McHenry helped them to win the league title despite they ended the regular season at the second place. In 2006 (a year after he left the college) McHenry was drafted by Fort Worth Flyers (D-League) in seven...   [read more]


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